COVID-19 GENERAL INFORMATION
During the outbreak of the new Coronavirus – COVID-19 the Portuguese government has been taking all necessary public health measures to protect the entire population. The analysis of the evolution of the outbreak is constant and implementation of new measures will be carried out whenever necessary.
General behavior guidelines were enacted, in which all people must adopt the following rules:
– Social distancing;
– Frequent hand washing;
– Mandatory use of mask;
– Respiratory etiquette.
In order to prevent the spread of the virus and the possibility of contagion, all services should take hygiene and sanitisation measures according to the indications of the Directorate-General for Health, with specific recommendations for various sectors of activity. In tourism, the “Clean & Safe” seal, defined by Turismo de Portugal, was implemented, which allows tourists to have greater security and confidence in the use of accommodation establishments, in the various tourist services and tourist attractions.
You can get updated information on the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in Portugal at WHO – World Health Organization – https://covid19.who.int/region/euro/country/pt or at DGS – Portuguese General Directorate of Health – https://covid19.min-saude.pt.