Number of people infected with coronavirus at illegal Lagos party rises to 16

in News · 16-06-2020 18:08:00 · 8 Comments

The number of people infected with coronavirus at an illegal party held earlier this month in Lagos has risen to 16.

The illegal party took place on the 7th of June at the Odiáxere Sports Club in Lagos and gathered around 100 people.

The information was confirmed by Ana Cristina Guerreiro, regional health delegate, at a press conference held in Faro.

Among the confirmed cases are people "of different nationalities" and residents "in several municipalities in the region, mostly Lagos and Portimão and also some visitors".


I am a Belgian tourist in Algarve today 20/06, everybody is aware of the virus and this hundred stupid people are very selfish. The Algarve needs tourism and due to this there could be another "stop" on the tourism and income for this lovely portuguese society.

I don't understand

By Wes from Algarve on 19-06-2020 06:27

We are better off keeping the tourists out until this covid thing normalised.

By Max from Algarve on 17-06-2020 10:07

The Algarve is not a British's actually part of Portugal. So if the Portuguese want to travel to the Algarve for summer holidays, they can.
As you can see from this report, it's the foreigners and some of the locals that caused the problem.

By William from Other on 17-06-2020 09:13

What happens in August when Lisbon and the Tegus Valley empties and they all come down here? 16 infected cases may seem trivial compared to what they may bring, and leave behind.

By Mike Towl from Algarve on 17-06-2020 03:58

Why don't you host a party Fred?

By William from Other on 17-06-2020 02:53

Mr Doe must think this is all a joke and he won't be infected by a virus that has already contributed to the deaths of 446,000 people.
His arrogance is exceeded only by his stupidity.

By Annette Brown from Algarve on 17-06-2020 02:34

We have observed many people meeting and handshaking and hugging in the streets and these are people who have obviously have not met for a while. Some people are acting like it's all over and there are no restrictions. Very dangerous indeed and Covid will increase dramatically if this continues. The Government must reinforce their regulations.

By DonegalArt from Algarve on 17-06-2020 09:32

Antibodies? Asymptomatic? Any hospitalisations? This is just fear mongering without the additional info...

By Fred Doe from Algarve on 16-06-2020 08:04
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