Civil protection messages sent to 10.5 million mobile phones

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Civil protection messages sent to 10.5 million mobile phones

More than 10.5 million people in Portugal received, on Thursday, the mobile phone message (SMS) about the special circulation restrictions and the risk situation due to the covid-19.

In a statement, the National Emergency and Civil Protection Authority (ANEPC) states that the message on the risk situation related to the covid-19 pandemic, and in particular regarding the special circulation restrictions to be adopted until next Monday, was received by 10 million national customers and the rest by international customers located in mainland Portugal.

“COVID19: Special circulation restrictions 9 to 13 April. This Easter stay at home. Prevent contagion. Info at covid19estamoson.gov.pt / www.prociv.pt / ANEPC ”, was the SMS content received in Portuguese and in English.

The new traffic restrictions imposed on the renewal of the state of emergency stipulate that between 00:00 on Thursday and 24:00 on the 13th, travel cannot be made outside the municipality of residence, except in authorized situations , such as those related to work.

The joint PSP and GNR inspection operation has 35,000 elements on the ground.

In Portugal, according to the pandemic balance made on Thursday by the Directorate-General for Health, there were 409 deaths, 29 more than the day before (+ 7.6%), and 13,956 confirmed cases of infections, which represents an increase of 815 over Wednesday (+ 6.2%).


Of those infected, 1,173 were hospitalized, 241 of whom were in intensive care units, and 205 were recovered.

Portugal, where the first confirmed cases were registered on the 2nd of March, is in a state of emergency from 00:00 on the 19th of March and until the end of the 17th of April.
More than 10.5 million people in Portugal received, on Thursday, the mobile phone message (SMS) about the special circulation restrictions and the risk situation due to the covid-19.

In a statement, the National Emergency and Civil Protection Authority (ANEPC) states that the message on the risk situation related to the covid-19 pandemic, and in particular regarding the special circulation restrictions to be adopted until next Monday, was received by 10 million national customers and the rest by international customers located in mainland Portugal.

“COVID19: Special circulation restrictions 9 to 13 April. This Easter stay at home. Prevent contagion. Info at covid19estamoson.gov.pt / www.prociv.pt / ANEPC ”, was the SMS content received in Portuguese and in English.

The new traffic restrictions imposed on the renewal of the state of emergency stipulate that between 00:00 on Thursday and 24:00 on the 13th, travel cannot be made outside the municipality of residence, except in authorized situations , such as those related to work.

The joint PSP and GNR inspection operation has 35,000 elements on the ground.

In Portugal, according to the pandemic balance made on Thursday by the Directorate-General for Health, there were 409 deaths, 29 more than the day before (+ 7.6%), and 13,956 confirmed cases of infections, which represents an increase of 815 over Wednesday (+ 6.2%).



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