The latest data reveals that after several weeks in the red category (referring to territories where the cumulative rate of notification of cases of infection in the last 14 days varies from 75 to 200 per 100,000 inhabitants or is greater than 200 and less than 500 per 100 thousand inhabitants and the test positivity rate is 4% or more), all regions of mainland Portugal have gone now turned amber, an improvement from 'high risk' to 'moderate risk'.

It has not been such good news however for the Azores who have moved out of the green and back into the amber zone.

The maps from the European agency follow a traffic light system, starting with green (favourable situation), passing through amber, red and then dark red (very dangerous situation).

They serve as an aid to Member States on the restrictions to be applied to travel within the Community.