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      6 The Portugal News •  4 Jul 2020

      New Covid-19 rules for Portugal come in



      The majority of mainland Portugal on 1 July went into alert due to Covid-19, with the exception of the Metropolitan Area of

      Lisbon (AML), which will pass to the contingency state.
                                                                 €100 to €500 and from €1,000 to  beverages in service areas and  and Caneças), the six parishes in
                                                                 €5,000 for businesses.       petrol stations.             the municipality of Amadora
                                                                                              •  Most commercial           (Alfragide, Águas Livres, Encosta
                                                                 Mainland Portugal (with the  establishments must close at  do Sol, Mina de Água, Venteira
                                                                 Mainland Portugal (with the
                                                                 Mainland Portugal (with the
                                                                 Mainland Portugal (with the
                                                                 Mainland Portugal (with the
                                                                 exception of AML)
                                                                 exception of AML)
                                                                 exception of AML)            8pm.                         and Union of Parishes of
                                                                 exception of AML)
                                                                 exception of AML)
                                                                 Most of the country is now on  •  Hypermarkets and        Falagueira and Venda Nova), six
                                                                 alert, with the following    supermarkets can remain open  parishes of Sintra (unions of
                                                                 restrictions in place:       until 10pm, but cannot sell  parishes of Queluz and Belas,
                                                                 •  Mandatory home or hospital  alcohol after 8pm.         Massamá and Monte Abraão,
                                                                 confinement for people infected  •  Restaurants can operate  Cacém and São Marcos,
                                                                 with Covid-19 or subject to active  beyond 8pm for on-site meals  Agualva and Mira Sintra,
                                                                 surveillance.                (both inside establishments and  Algueirão-Mem Martins and the
                                                                 •  The rules of physical distance,  on licensed terraces), take-away  parish of Rio de Mouro) and two
                                                                 use of mask, capacity levels,  or home delivery.          parishes of Loures (associations
                                                                 schedules and hygiene are    •  No closing time is imposed for  of parishes of Sacavém and Prior
                                                                 maintained.                  fuel supply services (they can  Velho, and Camarate, Unhos
                                                                 •   Gatherings limited to 20 people.  operate 24 hours a day  and Appeal).
                                                                 •  Prohibition of alcohol    exclusively for the sale of fuel),  In these parishes special
       The new rules of confinement in Portugal due to Covid-19 came in to  consumption on public streets.  pharmacies, funeral homes,  containment measures have
       The new rules of confinement in Portugal due to Covid-19 came in to
       The new rules of confinement in Portugal due to Covid-19 came in to
       The new rules of confinement in Portugal due to Covid-19 came in to
       The new rules of confinement in Portugal due to Covid-19 came in to
      force on 1 July with different rules for various parts of the country                   sports equipment, clinics, offices  been imposed:
      force on 1 July with different rules for various parts of the country
      force on 1 July with different rules for various parts of the country
      force on 1 July with different rules for various parts of the country
      force on 1 July with different rules for various parts of the country
                                                                                     Area
                                                                         Metropolitan
                                                                                     Area
                                                                                     Area
                                                                                     Area
                                                                 Lisbon
                                                                 Lisbon
                                                                         Metropolitan
                                                                         Metropolitan
                                                                         Metropolitan
                                                                 Lisbon
                                                                 Lisbon  Metropolitan  Area   and veterinarians.           •  People should only leave the
                                                                 Lisbon
                 ithin the AML, which  before the state of emergency  The Metropolitan Area of Lisbon                      house to go to work, go
                                                                                              19 parishes in the
                 is made up of 18   was declared on 18 March, is  will now be in a state of   19 parishes in the           shopping, play sports or provide
                                                                                              19 parishes in the
                                                                                              19 parishes in the
                                                                                              19 parishes in the
                                                                                              municipalities
                                                                                              municipalities
                                                                                              municipalities
                                                                                              municipalities
                                                                                                                Lisbon,
                                                                                                                Lisbon,
                                                                                                                Lisbon,
                                                                                                                Lisbon,
                 municipalities, 19  the lowest level of intervention  contingency, with the  municipalities  of of of of of  Lisbon,  assistance to family members.
                                                                                              Sintra, Amadora, Odivelas
                                                                                              Sintra, Amadora, Odivelas
                                                                                              Sintra, Amadora, Odivelas
                                                                                              Sintra, Amadora, Odivelas
      Wparishes in five             after the contingency and    Government decreeing more    Sintra, Amadora, Odivelas    •  Gatherings are limited to five
                                                                                              and Loures
                                                                                              and Loures
                                                                                              and Loures
                                                                                              and Loures
      municipalities will continue to be  calamity situation (higher).  restrictive containment  and Loures                people.
      in a state of calamity, since,  Last week, the Government also  measures:               The Government decreed that 19  •  Fairs and markets are
      according to the prime minister  announced the creation of a  •  Mandatory home or hospital  parishes in five municipalities in  prohibited.
      last week, this is where “the focus  regime of administrative  confinement for people infected  the Lisbon Metropolitan Area will  •  Reinforcement of mandatory
      of greatest concern for new   offenses for those who violate  with Covid-19 or subject to active  continue in a state of calamity:  containment surveillance by joint
      cases has been [registered]”.  the rules established within the  surveillance.          Santa Clara (Lisbon), the four  Civil Protection, Social Security
      Now there are three ‘levels’ of  scope of the Covid-19     •  Gatherings limited to 10 people.  parishes in the municipality of  and Community Health teams.
      restrictions due to the Covid-19  pandemic, such as gatherings  •  Prohibition of consumption of  Odivelas (Odivelas and the  •  The Healthy Neighbourhoods
      pandemic.                     or consuming alcoholic       alcoholic beverages in outdoor  parish unions of Pontinha and  Programme, coordinated by
      The alert situation, the one in  beverages on the street, with  spaces.                 Famões, Póvoa de Santo Adrião  architect Helena Roseta, will be
      which the country found itself  fines for people ranging from  •  Prohibition on selling alcoholic  and Olival Basto, and Ramada  implemented to improve living
                                                                                                                           conditions.
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