The parishes of the archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira can, as of today, apply for reimbursement of eligible expenses incurred to contain and limit the spread of Covid-19 in 2020.
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Herberto Jesus, the Regional Director of Health, today confirmed that Madeira registers on average 500 new cases of Covid-19 per day, and furthermore, rejected any idea of returning to mandatory mask wearing, stating that all the care and medications needed to combat the virus were now at hand.
In the opinion of the President of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque, there is no need, for the time being, to take any additional measures regarding the increase in Covid-19 cases in the Region.
Today, during the Governing Council meeting at Quinta Vigia, those present approved the continued use of masks in all indoor spaces as a way of promoting and safeguarding public health. The current situation will remain in place until 23:59 on the 14th of May 2022.
The Regional Health Directorate (DRS), is promoting a new campaign which calls for moderation, care and caution during Easter.
With the daily Covid-19 figures increasing rather than decreasing, thirty-eight schools in the Region activated their respective Covid-19 contingency plans today.
Following a meeting of his Health and Economy Captains with restaurant owners and the Chamber of Commerce, President Miguel Albuquerque was asked about the initiatives to be taken to keep the pandemic on the island under control. Following the measures taken on the mainland, he indicated that the Government intends…
The president of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque, assured protesters and the general public today that his government will not backdown on any of the recent measures taken to combat the recent upward trend of positive Covid-19 cases.
Due to the current pandemic situation in the Region, a spokesperson for Clínica Arriaga has issued a statement, saying that as a group their testing centres will be open on Sunday's and holidays.
Miguel Albuquerque, announced today that between 58% and 60% of those admitted to intensive care units are not vaccinated.
Three patients, one woman aged 95-years-old, and two men aged 84 and 79 respectively, all of whom suffered from existing health problems, died today at the Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital.
Talking to reporters this morning, the President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque said that 'For now, Christmas is still not at risk, due to the sudden increase in Covid-19 cases in recent days.'
When asked by journalists about the possibility of easing the wearing of facemasks, the President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque, remarked that mask wearing is mandatory, and will remain so.
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: