“Don’t visit beaches over the long weekend”

in News · 01-05-2020 12:25:00 · 4 Comments

The National Maritime Authority has warned people not to visit the beaches over the long weekend

In a statement, the organization recommends that the entire population stay away from the beaches this weekend, as temperatures are expected to rise.

The National Maritime Authority stresses that the beaches are not yet guarded by lifeguards, in addition to there being risks to public health because of the covid-19.

"The Maritime Police will increase in the coming days the surveillance and inspection on the beaches, with the objective of sensitizing the population and avoiding risky behaviours, safeguarding public health", the statement said.

The National Maritime Authority reinforces that "it is essential that the Portuguese follow the instructions and recommendations of the authorities and maintain safety behaviours, social distance and avoid exposing themselves unnecessarily to risk".


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By Bot Hunter from Lisbon on 02-05-2020 04:24

Again something that doesn't make sense. Typical for a socialist dictatorship on could say. This government is losing all credibility. But, isn't that true for almost all EU governments?

By John Dough from Lisbon on 02-05-2020 08:50

I completely agree! Complete and utter nonsense! Forcing people to stay inside is nonsense and does not make ANY immunological sense. Vitamin D, fresh air, grounding, the salt water, human interaction all BUILD UP a healthy person's immune system! Utter rubbish. Anyone with any medical background who knows anything would know this. Oh wait....they only know how to prescribe pharmaceuticals. God help us!

By Adam Parker from Lisbon on 01-05-2020 10:04

Makes no sense at all! It is simply autoritarian! The government doesn't want to trust their own people who elected them to hold the recommended distance. Lifeguard attendance is signalled by flags anyway... Ridiculousness!

By Thomas Wissmann from Lisbon on 01-05-2020 01:46
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