Covid-19: cases in Algarve ‘increase considerably’

in News · 01-07-2020 18:15:00 · 10 Comments

The Algarve has today registered 14 new cases of Covid-19, according to data from the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

After two consecutive days with only three new cases, the Algarve region sees the number increase considerably.

Since the beginning of the pandemic the Algarve has now accumulated 632 confirmed cases.


"cannot let it rule our lives" ????? ofcourse it should.
Tourism should be parked for international participation or worse case allowed only for locals.
Work in the fields for a year or two, increase your aggricultural exports.
Work as a garbage collector, change your line of work temporarily or maybe the governement should help eleviate umemployment by creating new sources of income.
Portugal has an economical emergency buffer, use it, that is what it is there for.

If you cannot afford it, sell some of your sectors, electricity, railroads etc...
By creating superseeders that spread Covid-19 is one step short of murder.

The way we have lived uptil now is not sustainable.
Human infections gained worldwide transmission through travels, Smallpox, typhus, flu, measels, malaria, yellow fever.

Stay at home, make a living the way your great grandparents did if you have to, you can live without your internet, xbox, pack of cigarettes or your fancy bottle of wine.

By Tes Keyste from Other on 06-07-2020 02:30

The idiot that wrote this headline should consider a job writting for gossip magazines.

By Monica from UK on 04-07-2020 07:33

Well done Portugal News in helping to shoot the tourism industry in the foot with this lurid headline.

By Norrie Houghten from UK on 03-07-2020 06:01

During this unprecendented times and the dangerousity if the Covid 19 Virus tourism for this season should be cancelled completely as it is irresonsible to transport Poeple across the World to become superspreaders. International Tourism shall be re-opened until a vaccine against the Virus is available for everybody. The Gouvernement should support all the workers and companies in the tourism industry to cope with the hard times like Germany does

By Bruno from Lisbon on 02-07-2020 04:46

No point in stopping tourists coming in. People need to make a living...they have lost enough. Covid will still be around for years...can't fear it forever and let it rule your lives. Time to move on safely

By Robbo from UK on 02-07-2020 03:16

Absolutely shocking sensationalism from the "Portugal" news....rather than state that the "alarming" jump (20cases) is due to the increase in testing, concentrate on a negative narrative which sends out the wrong message...this publication is turning into "The Sun" newspaper for immigrants (not expats)

By Charlie from Algarve on 02-07-2020 01:45

The current 'safe' situation is due to all the hard work of the local communities, the spikes have only been prevalent following the relaxation of travel disciplines... Lagos party being the most recent prime example. Rather than use these as a warning of what could happen the government seems to be going out of it's way to beg and plead with other countries to send potential infection our way. Now isn't the time to take the foot off the gas and disparage the work of the local population.

By Stuart from Algarve on 02-07-2020 10:39

With headlines like that it is no wonder the UK is questioning whether to add Portugal to the air bridge list! The media has had a massive part to play in blowing things up out of proportion! There are still very few cases! Going from 3 to 14 people is still such a ti y number.. Shame on you Portugal News

By Deborah from Algarve on 02-07-2020 09:34

One wonders whether this is due to the influx of Lisbonites who descended on the region 2 weeks ago, or the increase of tourists now allowed to import virus cases in the name of economic recovery

By Scott from Algarve on 02-07-2020 12:52

Why doesn't this article mention that this is only because of more testing being done? Positive cases are not per sé sick people or hospitalisations....this just creates more fear!

By Fred Doe from Algarve on 01-07-2020 07:21
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