The government of Portugal announced on Saturday new restrictions for most of the country due to the increase in the number of cases of Covid-19.
The government’s orientation is again that people only leave home for essential activities, such as work, study or shopping.
The measures start to take effect from next Wednesday in 121 municipalities, including the regions of Lisbon and Porto. About 70% of the Portuguese population will be affected by the new restrictions.
The Portuguese government also determined that companies adopt the remote work regime whenever the functions of the employees allow it.
Earlier, as we reported, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also announced the second lockdown in the UK due to the second wave of Covid-19 in the country.
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