As of today, the counties of risk are now 191 instead of 121 and 7 of the original affected counties have exited the list.
Also, all retail will only be open from 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM for the next two weekends. Exceptions are pharmacies, clinics, gas stations and places that sell food items and other essentials (needs to be at least 200m2) , which don’t have any restrictions to close.
Counties that have left the list of risk:
Moimenta da Beira
São João da Pesqueira
New counties added to the list of risk:
Freixo de Espada à Cinta
Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo
Vieira do Minho
Celorico da Beira
Vila Nova de Foz Côa
Torre de Moncorvo
Salvaterra de Magos
Pampilhosa da Serra
Vila do Bispo
Miranda do Douro
Oliveira do Bairro
Ferreira do Alentejo
São Pedro do Sul
Miranda do Corvo
Ponte de Sor
Arcos de Valdevez
Reguengos de Monsaraz
Penalva do Castelo
Vila Real de Santo António
Carrazeda de Ansiães
Vila Nova de Paiva
(the rest of the list is at the bottom of the page)
Students that have presential classes and that demands them to circulate during the restrictions, can present 2 documents: the declaration of study and the declaration of the school schedule.
These documents can be obtained through Domus (domus.iscap.ipp.pt), following these instuctions:
To obtain the declaration of study – Certidões/Diplomas – choose the option “Certidão de Matrícula”.
To obtain the declaration of school schedule – Certidões/Diplomas – choose the option “Declaração de horário” – choose the day of the week.
The prime minister announced, this saturday (07/11/2020), restrictions to 121 counties in Portugal in order to control the pandemic of COVID-19 which will take place from the 9th of November as the state of emergency starts taking place. In this page you can consult all the restrictions that are going to take place. Some of the counties affected include Porto, Maia, Matosinhos and Vila Nova de Gaia. You can also check the full list below.
With the state of emergency being activated, it means that the restrictions will be heavier and so will the consequences for disobeying the rules.
This is not just about you, it’s about all of us.
These restrictions will be revaluated every 15 days. We will keep this page updated.
New additional restrictions to the ones imposed on the 4th of November and new measures:
- Control of temperature in workplaces, schools, public transports, and retail;
- Quick tests in health facilities, nursing homes, schools, prisons, and when you enter or leave the country;
- Use of private and social health facilities;
- It will be mandatory to stay at home on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 PM until the next day at 5:00 AM in all 121 counties of risk (the whole metropolitan area of Porto is included) – applied for the next 2 weeks 14/15 and 21/22 of November
- During weekdays, it is mandatory to stay at home from 11:00 PM until the next day at 5:00 AM – until 23 of November
Note #1: Public transports will keep working on the next 2 weekends for people that need to go to work or to go home from work.
Note #2: Retail and restaurants must close according to the schedule to stay at home. Restaurants may only sell by takeaway and until 1:00 PM on weekends.
Note #3: Schools will not close.
Restrictions taking place:
– Mandatory to stay at home (read exceptions below)
– Stores and retail closes at 22h
– Restaurants close at 22h30
– 6 people per group at restaurants
– Events limited to 5 people, authorized by health authorities (DGS)
– Celebrations and events are forbidden
– Fairs and markets are forbidden
– Religious ceremonies and cultural shows can happen, according to the rules implemented by health authorities
– Working from home is compulsory when possible
– Rotation of schedules in workplaces with more then 50 people
Exceptions for not staying at home:
– Visits to nursing homes
– Need to go to school to attend classes
– Go to the mall and supermarket
– Provide aid to people in need
– Go to restaurants
– Attend cultural events
– If you need to go to the post office, bank agencies, insurance agencies or leave the country (airport, train station, bus station, etc)
– Sport activities
– Walk pets
Note: It’s important for people to keep going to cultural events, doing sports, supporting local restaurants, stores and businesses, but always following the rules mentioned and making sure you wear a mask at all times, keep social distance and avoid gatherings.
Areas affected by these rules:
Alcácer do Sal
Alfândega da Fé
Arruda dos Vinhos
Cabeceiras de Basto
Castelo de Paiva
Celorico de Basto
Figueira da Foz
Fornos de Algodres
Macedo de Cavaleiros
Marco de Canaveses
Mondim de Basto
Oliveira de Azeméis
Oliveira de Frades
Paredes de Coura
Peso da Régua
Ponte de Lima
Póvoa de Varzim
Póvoa do Lanhoso
Ribeira da Pena
Santa Comba Dão
Santa Maria da Feira
Santa Marta de Penaguião
São Brás de Alportel
São João da Madeira
Sever do Vouga
Sobral de Monte Agraço
Vale da Cambra
Viana do Alentejo
Viana do Castelo
Vila do Conde
Vila Franca de Xira
Vila Nova de Cerveira
Vila Nova de Famalicão
Vila Nova de Gaia
Vila Pouca de Aguiar
Vila Velha de Ródão