Pedro Ramos, the Regional Secretary for Health and Civil Protection, has confirmed that the Regional Government will not be relaxing the mandatory mask wearing and curfews regulations for the foreseeable future.
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Confirming that Madeira will remain in a 'State of Calamity' at the next Governing Council, the President of the Regional Government, announced that he is reducing the curfew by one hour.
Despite the easing of restrictions, the current curfew from 1 am to 5 am is in place, although, many may not think so while walking through the Old Town of Funchal.
The President of the Regional Government has confirmed that the 1 am curfew will remain in place, as it is an important measure to guarantee the safety of the population, and it will not be lifted anytime soon.
As of midnight on Friday the curfew will be extended until midnight, allowing restaurants to remain open until 11 pm. Which is good news for the sector, especially as tourists are beginning to return to Madeira.
The President of the Government, Miguel Albuquerque, confirmed today that he will announce any changes to the current restrictive measures on the 18th of this month. It is believed that sporting activities will benefit, but the curfew will remain in place, although the hours may be eased a little.
The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, said today that the fight against Covid-19 in Portugal "is going well," but asked the population to "continue to help," saying:
Miguel Albuquerque said today that he not only approves the Republic's decision to decree a 'State of Calaity,' but that it allows for the curfew to continue. He confirmed this by saying:
The Regional Government will meet with Health officials this weekend, and on Monday decide whether any of the current restrictions in force can be eased, these are believed to include the curfew, sport and cultural activities.
The Vice-President of the Regional Government (RG), Pedro Calado, tentatively admitted today that the restrictive measures imposed in the RG could be eased from next week.
Just to ensure that everyone is aware, the current curfew conditions have been extended until the 26th of April. This is to allow the Regional Government to assess any sudden peaks in the number of daily active cases due to the return of face-to-face classes.
While talking to journalists, the President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque said that for now there will be no further restrictions imposed on the municipality of Machico, even though the parish has the highest number of active Covid cases.
The Regional Secretary of Health and Civil Protection, Pedro Ramos considers the request made by the Mayor of Porto Santo to shorten the curfew and extend the opening hours of catering and commerce, given the lack of cases on the island, to be "natural."
The President of the Regional Government admitted today that in order to contain the pandemic he is considering the possibility of maintaining the current curfew beyond Easter.
The Government of Madeira has confirmed in the Official Journal of the Region (JORAM), that the current curfew restrictions, including home deliveries times and working conditions will remain in place until the 29th of March. The curfew is from 7.00 during the week and 6 pm at weekends.