The same source said that the prime minister "will wait for the time when he will be called to receive the second dose of the vaccine against covid-19".

Also, Marta Temido, The Minister of Health, has already received the first dose of the vaccine.

Last Friday, also at the Hospital das Forças Armadas, in Lisbon, the President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and the President of the Assembly of the Republic, Ferro Rodrigues, were vaccinated against the covid-19.

Vaccination against covid-19 in Portugal started on 27 Decembe, first covering health professionals involved in the response to this disease, and then extending to professionals and residents in nursing homes and long-term care units.

The first phase of the vaccination plan also includes professionals from the Armed Forces, security forces and services considered critical.