The Government decided this Wednesday to extend the calamity situation in mainland Portugal until June 27, as part of the fight against the covid-19 pandemic, announced the Minister of State and Presidency, Mariana Vieira da Silva.
“The Council of Ministers approved today the resolution that declares the situation of calamity throughout the continental national territory until 23:59 on June 27,” said Mariana Vieira da Silva, at the press conference held after the Council of Ministers.
The minister said that most of the national territory is with the controlled epidemiological situation. However, there arefour councils that will not advance in the deconfinement process: Lisbon, Braga, Odemira and Vale de Cambra.
No county will retreat in mistrust, but there is ten that are on alertTourist attractions: Albufeira, Alcanena, Arruda dos Vinhos, Cascais, Loulé, Paredes de Coura, Santarém, Sertã, Sesimbra and Sintra.
For these and all other councils (except for the four that will not advance), the regras, from the 14th of june, they are:
- Restoration starts working until 1:00, with admission possible until midnight;
- Retail trade activities will start working according to your schedule;
- cultural equipment can now close at 01:00;
- Deconcentrated public services can now be accessed without prior appointment;
- Family nature events are limited to a maximum capacity of 50%;
- Amateur modalities can now have a public, with marked seats and a maximum capacity of 33%;
- Companies with more than 150 workers “in the same job” will have to test them;
- Taxis and TVDE are now able to transport people in the back seat without limitations, but the front seat is still unusable;
- Tests become mandatory to access events with “a certain number of guests”, defined by the Directorate-General for Health and which will be announced shortly.
The cost of tests at events where they will be mandatory is the responsibility of the organizer, explained the minister.
Teleworking, which uses the location of the company as a reference and not the municipality of each worker’s residence, is no longer mandatory, except for immunocompromised individuals and for the four municipalities that will not progress in the lack of confinement.