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Covid 19: 8 Algarve Counties Now Under High Risk Restriction Measures

Published on 13/11/2020

Yesterday the government officially announced that the list of municipalities with a high risk of transmission of covid-19, subject to more restrictive measures has increased to 191, 8 of which are in the Algarve.

The update of the list, currently with 121 municipalities, removes seven municipalities, in which these restriction measures are no longer in effect, as of 00:00 today, November 13th, and includes 77 new municipalities as of 00:00 of the next Monday, November 16th, announced the Prime Minister, António Costa, who was speaking after a meeting of the Council of Ministers at the National Palace of Ajuda, in Lisbon.

In the Algarve there are eight municipalities: Albufeira, Faro, Lagos, Portimão, Tavira, Vila do Bispo and Vila Real de Santo António, plus São Brás de Alportel.

Reassessed every 15 days by the Government, the list of municipalities with a high risk of transmission of covid-19 is defined according to the general criterion of the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) of “more than 240 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants in the last 14 days “, and considering the proximity to another municipality in this situation and the exception for outbreaks located in low density municipalities.

As of 00:00 on 13 November, the following counties are no longer included in the list:

  • Batalha
  • Mesão Frio
  • Moimenta da Beira
  • Pinhel
  • São João da Pesqueira
  • Tabuaço
  • Tondela

From 00:00 on 16 November , 77 more counties will be included in the list:

  • Abrantes
  • Águeda
  • Albergaria-a-Velha
  • Albufeira
  • Alcanena
  • Aljustrel
  • Almeida
  • Almeirim
  • Alvaiázere
  • Anadia
  • Ansião
  • Arcos de Valdevez
  • Arganil
  • Arronches
  • Boticas
  • Bigger field
  • Cantanhede
  • Carrazeda de Ansiães
  • Castro Daire
  • Celorico da Beira
  • Coimbra
  • Condeixa-a-Nova
  • Coruche
  • Crato
  • Cuba
  • Elvas
  • Estarreja
  • Évora
  • Faro
  • Ferreira do Alentejo
  • Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
  • Sword Ash with Strap
  • Grândola
  • Ílhavo
  • Lagos
  • Lamego
  • Mangualde
  • Butters
  • Mealhada
  • Me of
  • Mira
  • Miranda do Corvo
  • Miranda do Douro
  • Mirandela
  • Monforte
  • Montalegre
  • Montemor-o-Velho
  • Mora
  • Murtosa
  • In them
  • Oliveira do Bairro
  • Ourém
  • Pampilhosa da Serra
  • Penalva do Castelo
  • Penamacor
  • Penela
  • Ponte de Sor
  • Portalegre
  • Portimao
  • Proença-a-Nova
  • Reguengos de Monsaraz
  • Resende
  • Salvaterra de Magos
  • Sao Pedro do Sul
  • Sátão
  • Seia
  • Sousel
  • Board
  • Tavira
  • Moncorvo Tower
  • Vagos
  • Vieira do Minho
  • Vila do Bispo
  • Vila Nova de Foz
  • Côa
  • Vila Nova de Paiva
  • Vila Real de Santo António
  • Viseu

The following counties remain on the high risk list:

Alcácer do Sal, Alcochete, Alenquer, Alfândega da Fé, Alijó, Almada, Amadora, Amarante, Amares, Arouca, Arruda dos Vinhos, Aveiro, Azambuja, Baião, Barcelos, Barreiro, Beja, Belmonte, Benavente, Borba, Braga, Bragança, Cabeceiras de Basto, Cadaval, Caminha, Cartaxo, Cascais, Castelo Branco, Castelo de Paiva, Celorico de Basto, Chamusca, Chaves, Cinfães, Constância, Covilhã, Espinho, Esposende, Estremoz, Fafe, Felgueiras, Figueira da Foz, Fornos de Algodres, Fundão, Gondomar, Guarda, Guimarães, Idanha-a-Nova, Lisbon, Loures, Lousada, Macedo de Cavaleiros, Mafra, Maia, Marco de Canaveses, Matosinhos, Mogadouro, Moita, Mondim de Basto, Montijo, Murça, Odivelas, Oeiras, Oliveira de Azeméis, Oliveira de Frades, Ovar, Paços de Ferreira, Palmela, Paredes de Coura, Paredes, Penacova, Penafiel, Peso da Régua, Ponte de Lima, Porto, Póvoa de Varzim, Póvoa do Lanhoso, Round, Ribeira da Pena, Rio Maior, Sabrosa, Santa Comba Dão, Santa Maria da Feira, Santa Marta de Penaguião, Santarém, Santo Tirso, São Brás de Alportel , São João da Madeira, Sardoal, Seixal, Sesimbra, Setúbal, Sever do Vouga, Sines, Sintra, Sobral de Monte Agraço, Trancoso, Trofa, Vale da Cambra, Valença, Valongo, Viana do Alentejo, Viana do Castelo, Vila do Conde, Vila Flor, Vila Franca de Xira, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Vila Nova de Famalicão, Vila Nova de Gaia, Vila Pouca de Aguiar, Vila Real, Vila Velha de Ródão, Vila Verde, Vila Viçosa and Vizela.

Original article available in Portuguese at http://postal.pt/