Azores prolong public calamity in five islands

in News · 15-07-2020 13:37:00 · 0 Comments

The Regional Government of the Azores has decided to extend the public calamity situation in the five islands with air connection to the outside of the archipelago, until 1 August, keeping the rest on alert, announced on 15 July the executive.

“The permanent monitoring of the evolution of the covid-19 pandemic in the Azores allows us to conclude that, in view of the evolution of the pandemic situation at a global level, and taking in consideration the opening of air connections from abroad to the islands of Santa Maria, São Miguel, Terceira, Pico and Faial, the maintenance of the declaration of the situation of public calamity is justified”, advanced the deputy regional secretary of the Presidency for Parliamentary Affairs.

Berto Messias was speaking, in Angra do Heroísmo, reading the communiqué of the Government Council, meeting last Monday, 13 July, on Terceira Island.


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