Prime Minister resumes public engagements

By TPN/Lusa, in News, Politics, COVID-19 · 05-07-2021 12:03:00 · 6 Comments

Prime minister, António Costa, today resumes his in-person activity and the public agenda after having carried out a new PCR test, with a negative result.

"After the performance of a new PCR test determined by the health authorities and the result being, again, negative, the health authorities authorised the resumption of the prime minister's in-person activity and as such, of his public agenda," says a note from António Costa's office.

The prime minister has been, since last Wednesday, in prophylactic confinement determined by the health authorities after having been in contact with a member of the cabinet who tested positive for covid-19.

António Costa had no symptoms and kept working remotely.

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Sounds like lobbyists suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder as well. They only have certain thoughts repeatedly, and feel the need to perform certain routines repeatedly pertaining to a vary narrow subject.

By William from Other on 05-07-2021 03:00

Should have confined him indefinitely

By Terry S. from Lisbon on 05-07-2021 01:27

A fine example for all who are confined for more than 5 days. A judge would agree that one can demand a new test and when negative, confinement gets lifted. It shows once more how crazy this all is. Besides that the Lisbon court ruled last year that the PCR test can't be used for diagnoses. You can also find that information on every enclosure.

By Ana from Algarve on 05-07-2021 01:04

Hopefully this fellow had a brain transplant before he was let out

By Carla Me from Algarve on 05-07-2021 12:36

Why didn’t they just keep him in confinement for longer ?
We would have been much better off.

By Penelope from Lisbon on 05-07-2021 12:33

Is it a new normal when unelected health bureaucrats now control the office of president or/and Prime minsters in European nation states?

Maybe the deep state health autocrats also tell the PM to brush his teeths, wash hands before dinner?

Portugal is now a country with obsessive–compulsive disorder a mental and behavioral disorder in which a person has certain thoughts repeatedly or feels the need to perform certain routines repeatedly to an extent that generates distress or impairs general functioning.

By Magnus from Other on 05-07-2021 12:20
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