Portugal reopened this Monday. The list of prohibited activities or closed places decreased slightly with the return to the 2nd and 3rd cycle classroom classes, the reopening of terraces, museums, social support structures, as well as stores with a surface area of up to 200 square meters and with door to the street, gyms and gyms. Low-risk sports are also allowed to be allowed as of today.
Even so, several establishments still need to be reopened and some activities resumed. As of April 19, if the necessary conditions are met, the country enters a new phase of lack of definition, with the resumption of face-to-face classes for students in secondary and higher education. Within two weeks, all stores and shopping centers will also reopen.
However, the Executive has already clarified that the evolution of covid-19 in Portugal will allow, or not, that “the strategy of progressive lifting of confinement measures be continued”.
Thus, the timetable foreseen for the different phases “can be changed taking into account certain epidemiological criteria for the definition of pandemic control and also considering the existence of the assistance response capacity of the National Health Service”, the Government emphasizes in the plan.
In other words, the deflation will only advance if the indicators for monitoring the epidemiological situation do not come close to the red in the risk matrix presented by António Costa, who articulates the cumulative incidence at 14 days per 100 thousand inhabitants and the R
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