Curfew between 11:00 pm and 05:00 am in 45 counties

By TPN/Lusa, in News, COVID-19 · 01-07-2021 17:51:00 · 14 Comments

Of the 278 municipalities in mainland Portugal, there are 45 at high or very high risk level of incidence of covid-19, meaning
that these counties will be subject to more restrictive measures, including a ban on the circulation of public roads, effectively bringing in a curfew once again.

At a press conference, after the meeting of the Council of Ministers, in Lisbon, the Minister of State and Presidency, Mariana Vieira da Silva, said that in high or very high risk councils there will be a restriction on circulation on public roads "from 11:00 pm until 05:00 am”, explaining that the measure aims to reduce crowds and “there is no exception” related to the presentation of a negative covid-19 test or digital vaccination certificate.

The Government's intention is for the measure to enter into force as soon as possible, saying that this could happen as of 2 July.

Regarding the update of the risk map, Mariana Vieira da Silva informed that the municipalities at very high risk of incidence of covid-19 have increased from three to 19, joining Albufeira, Lisbon and Sesimbra another 16 municipalities that are now giving a step backwards in the plan of ease of lockdown, namely Almada, Amadora, Barreiro, Cascais, Constância, Loulé, Loures, Mafra, Mira, Moita, Odivelas, Oeiras, Olhão, Seixal, Sintra and Sobral de Monte Agraço.

The very high level of risk of transmissibility of covid-19 identifies the municipalities that register, for the second consecutive evaluation, an incidence rate higher than 240 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days (or higher than 480 if they are municipalities with low population density).

As for the municipalities with a high risk level of incidence of covid-19, they became 26, namely Alcochete, Alenquer, Arruda dos Vinhos, Avis, Braga, Castelo de Vide, Faro, Grândola, Lagoa, Lagos, Montijo, Odemira, Palmela , Paredes de Coura, Portimão, Porto, Rio Maior, Santarém, São Brás de Alportel, Sardoal, Setúbal, Silves, Sines, Sousel, Torres Vedras and Vila Franca de Xira.

The high risk level applies to municipalities that register, for the second consecutive assessment, an incidence rate above 120 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days (or above 240 if they are municipalities with low population density).

In addition to these 45 municipalities with high or very high risk level of incidence of covid-19, there are 21 municipalities in alert situation: Albergaria-a-Velha, Aveiro, Azambuja, Cartaxo, Bombarral, Idanha-a-Nova, Ílhavo, Lourinhã , Matosinhos, Mourão, Nazaré, Óbidos, Salvaterra de Magos, Santo Tirso, Trancoso, Trofa, Vagos, Viana do Alentejo, Vila Nova de Famalicão, Vila Nova de Gaia and Viseu.


Comments:

Yes with people like you Liz hundreds will die in a short period,if its nonsense why is it all over the world dah .Also all those going to the beach all ignoring the Law for face mask no wonder we are in a mess,no Policeman no Maritime checking 80% ignoring all the rules 1.5- 3mtrs because they have had the injection thats what he needs to sort,or is it just the people holiday that have had PCR test gold standard and test to fly home,its here to stay like the flu,but needs control,curfew is the start to your next lockdown.

By Bobby S from Algarve on 07-07-2021 04:27

Your obedience is prolonging this nightmare. Nothing else.

By Fred Doe from Algarve on 04-07-2021 10:12

The curfew is timed so as to deprive citizens of their god given right to peaceably assemble in bars, restaurants, groups of more than a handful of friends, family and neighbors, and discuss the Covid hoax. Facto!

By Daco from Algarve on 04-07-2021 04:23

News is great. Well presented and informative. Comments are disgraceful.

By Paulo Barreto from Other on 02-07-2021 05:53

This is a very smart virus, it knows what day of the week it is and the virus knows what time it is as well.

The show goes on and on, people do not realize that this is the biggest scam in modern history.

It is high time to wake up and realize that this is propaganda to scare the people!

WAKE UP!!!!!

By Michael from Lisbon on 02-07-2021 02:34

This is a very smart virus, it knows what day of the week it is and the virus knows what time it is as well.

The show goes on and on, people do not realize that this is the biggest scam in modern history.

It is high time to wake up and realize that this is propaganda to scare the people!

WAKE UP!!!!!

By Liz from Lisbon on 02-07-2021 10:42

If only they speed up the vaccinacion progress! I am waiting for months to get the vaccine and still nothing!

By John from Lisbon on 02-07-2021 07:29

What does "circulation of public roads" mean? Cars or also pedestrians?

A link to a map of the regions would be nice, too!

By cheryl Jonkins from Other on 02-07-2021 01:30

And so it continues and now we are back to this curfew strangeness again! This is like a never-ending story in bad taste!

By Steve Andrews from Other on 01-07-2021 11:04

Now This is ‘casedemic’ .
Things should be gauged on if people are sick - not test results from faulty tests proven time and time to be giving massive amounts of false positives!

By Jason from Alentejo on 01-07-2021 10:56

So the message from our wonderful stupid leaders is that its drinkers that spread viruses.

By Mick from Algarve on 01-07-2021 10:49

Will I be able to pick my daughter up at Faro Airport and bring her to my home at 11:50 on Saturday, or how is she going to get from Faro to Messines otherwise?

By Irene Jones from Algarve on 01-07-2021 09:31

We ain't scared of your virus no more !
Freedom Incoming and there is no stoppin us !

By Samuel Jenkins from Lisbon on 01-07-2021 07:21

You couldnt make this ridiculousness up!

By cheryl smallwood from Algarve on 01-07-2021 06:16
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