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                                    Coronavirus peak



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      DIRECTORS                     The President of the Republic has said that there is “a more
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      Paul Allen Luckman
      publisher@theportugalnews.com  moderate curve” of propagation of Covid-19 in Portugal and that
      Madeline Luckman              the peak “may be shortly after 14 April”.
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      CONT                                   arcelo Rebelo de Sousa spoke  Rebelo de Sousa replied to journalists after
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      8400-415 Lagoa               Prime Minister, António Costa, in the   and Health Products, in Lisbon, which
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                                   Asked if the experts intend to keep the  which also included the presence of the
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      General:   +351 282 341 100  of the epidemiological curve in Portugal,  leaders, employers’ confederations and
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      PRODUCTION                   less marked than expected. This naturally  According to Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa,
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      publisher@theportugalnews.com  system is less, the number of those   other countries “look at the Portuguese
                                                                                                                  “It is a more moderate curve, and the peak, the stabil
                                                                                                                  “It is a more moderate curve, and the peak, the stabilii
                                                                                                                  “It is a more moderate curve, and the peak, the stabil
                                                                                                                  “It is a more moderate curve, and the peak, the stabili
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      GENERAL MANAGER              expected and the peak may shift “, he   account the lessons of other cases which
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      Daisy Sampson                explained.
      Daisy@theportugalnews.com    ”It is a more moderate curve, and the peak,  started earlier and can serve as an example  Baltics or Eastern Europe”.
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      SALES MANAGER                the stabilisation moment, which lasts for a  in what they want to do in the future”.  ”They are different because the outbreak
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      Sónia Seixas                 while, may be a little after 14 April,” he  The President of the Republic gave the  started later in several of them and has had
      sales@theportugalsnews.com   added.                                  example of “the fact that infected people are  a lower incidence for reasons of population
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      ACCOUNTS MANAGER             According to the President of the Republic,  being treated at home” in Portugal, since  size and the composition of that population.
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      Gaby Rodrigues               “the Portuguese people are helping to   “there were other country experiences that  A population, in many cases, younger on
      accounts@theportugalnews.com  make the curve different from the curve of  followed different paths”.        average than the Portuguese population or
      While The Portugal News has done  other countries, comparing the number, not  ”Another example is also the form of  even the Italian population, which is older
      its utmost to ensure all advertiser  only of contaminated cases, but also of  restraint that has allowed, with the  than ours “, he explained.
      information is correct, the paper is  interned, and interned in intensive care,  enormous dedication of the health  The new Coronavirus, responsible for the
      unable to verify the content and/  and also the number of deaths recorded so  professionals, a dimension and a response  Covid-19 pandemic, has already infected
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                                   far”.                                   capacity, which is being adjusted, of the  more than 386,000 people worldwide, of
      Publicação registada na Entidade  Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, added that other  health system. And they are learning from  whom about 17,000 have died.
      Reguladora para a Comunicação  countries are looking “with great interest” at  it”, he added.               Portugal began a state of emergency from
      Social com o número 127217                                           Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa confirmed that
      Estatuto Editorial:          Portugal in relation to Covid-19, specifically                                 12pm on Thursday, 19 March which runs
      www.theportugalnews.com/     in the treatment of infected people at home  he maintained contact “with heads of state  until 11.59pm on 2 April and could
      editorialguidelines          and in the capacity of system response.  in very different situations, such as in the  potentially be extended.
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