Measures All Risk Municipalities

Page created: 12th November 2020

 
LATEST UPDATE 10th June 2021

Based on data on incidence by municipality as of June 8, and taking into account the criteria defined for some territories, the municipalities of Lisbon, Odemira, Braga and Vale de Cambra are not progressing to the new phase of de-confinement (phase 1), these will remain with the measures of May 1st (see chart below for measures).

The following measures outlined in Resolution of Council Ministers 74-A/2021 came into effect on 10th June 2021

Applicable to municipalities that are advancing in de-confinement (level of incidence less than 120 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the 14-day cumulative assessment, or less than 240/100,000 in the case of low-density territories):

  • Food and non-food retail trade activities operate according to the respective licensing schedule;
  • Restaurants, opening hours are until 00:00 for admission and closing at 01:00 (6 people inside or 10 people in open terraces);
  • Cultural facilities close at 01:00h, access being excluded for entry purposes from 00:00h;
  • Other establishments and facilities open to the public not mentioned in the previous points close at 01:00h;
  • Deconcentrated public services will provide face-to-face service without the need to make prior appointments;
  • Lojas do Cidadão maintain face-to-face service by appointment, as well as the provision of these services through digital means and contact centers with citizens and companies;
  • Events of a family nature, including weddings and baptisms, with capacity limited to 50% of the space in which they are held;
  • Practice of all amateur training and competitive activities, including academies levels, the presence of the public being admitted provided that they have marked places, maintain distance, have access rules and a limit of 33% of the total capacity of the sports venue;
  • Practice of all amateur training and competitive activities, including academies levels, outside sports venues, with the presence of the public being admitted with capacity limits and rules to be defined by the DGS;
  • Public transport must ensure, when there are sitting and standing places, a maximum capacity of 2/3 of its capacity for land, river and sea transport, with no capacity restrictions when transport is provided exclusively through seated places ;
  • In taxi and TVED the front seats cannot be used by passengers, only the full capacity of the rear seats.
  • Teleworking is no longer mandatory and is recommended when activities allow it in all municipalities on the mainland, which are included in phase 1. Braga, Lisbon, Odemira and Vale de Cambra maintain the same rules, telework remains mandatory when activities permit.

 

PREVIOUS UPDATE 4th June 2021
 
Strategy of lifting containment measures in the context of controlling Covid-19  Council of Minister Resolution 70-B/2021 dated 4th June 2021
 
 
PREVIOUS UPDATE 2nd June 2021
 
Based on the incidence rate per municipality the Council of Ministers decided on 2nd June that the municipalities of Golegã and Odemira would remain at Level 2 19th April and that Arganil and Montalegre would move forward to Level 1 May 1st with immediate effect.
 
The measures can be seen in the tables on this page and in Decree  70-A/2021 – 4th June 2021
 
Additional

In the municipalities that maintain the 1st of May measures, the operation is now permitted, provided that in accordance with the guidelines of the DGS:

  • Temporary amusement equipment (that used in fairs for example);
  • Children’s amusement parks of a private nature;
  • Water parks.

 

And, sports and cultural facilities where services are provided will close at 10:30 pm.

 

Thusas of May 1  (brought forward from 3rd May 2021), in addition to the measures of April 19, the following rules apply:

  • Opening hours:
  • Restaurants and shows until 10:30 pm ;
  • General trade : until 9 pm on weekdays and until 7 pm on weekends and holidays .
  • The restaurants, cafes and pastry shops can operate with the limitation limited to a maximum of six people per table inside and ten people per table on the terraces ;
  • The practice of all sports is now allowed, as well as and for all outdoor physical activity ;
  • The gyms can work with group classes , observing the rules of safety and hygiene;
  • The capacity for weddings and baptisms is now limited to 50% of the space .

There will also be a weekly evaluation, to see if the municipalities whose epidemiological situation improves can progress in the lack of definition.

Remaining municipalities

However, there are municipalities that do not have an incidence rate low enough to be able to advance to this stage.  COM Resolution 45C/2021 refers as follows

With regard to the municipalities of Paredes and  Cabeceiras de Basto corresponds to third phase of deflation (level two), refer to chapter III Sec I Articles 38-42

The municipalities of Carregal do Sal and Resende will apply the rules corresponding to the second phase of de-confinement (level 3). Chapter III Sec II Articles 43-48

The parishes of São Teotónio and Longueira / Almograve first phase (level 4). Chapter III Sec III Articles 49 and 51 – 56. Article 50 only applies to the parishes São Teotónio and Longueira / Almograve.

Thus:

Level 4 – In the municipalities of Odemira (parishes of São Teotónio and Longueira / Almograve) the rules that were in force in the first phase of the de-definition – on March 15 apply:

    • Health cordon in the parishes of São Teotónio and Longueira /Almograve
    •  Closing of:
      • Terraces;
      • Stores up to 200 m2 with door to the street;
      • Gymnasiums;
      • Museums, monuments, palaces, art galleries and the like.
    • Prohibition of:
      • Fairs and non-food markets;
      • Low-risk sports modalities;
    • Allowed the operation of:
      • Trade to the wicket (entrance);
      • Automobile trade and real estate mediation;
      • Hairdressing salons, manicurists and the like, after prior appointment;
      • Retail establishments for books and musical supports;
      • Parks, gardens, green spaces and leisure spaces;
      • Libraries and archives;

In level 4 municipalities, daily circulation outside the municipality of the domicile is prohibited, without prejudice to the exceptions provided for in article 11 of Decree No. 9/2020 , of 21 November,

Order No. 4391-B / 2021 Early recognition of the need to a Situation of Calamity in Odemira  Download here

Level 3 – In the municipalities of  Resende and Carregal do Sal , the rules of April 5th apply. Thus:

  • It is allowed to:
  • Operation of stores up to 200 m2 with door to the street;
  • Fairs and non-food markets (by municipal decision)
  • Terrace operation (with a maximum limitation of 4 people per table) until 10:30 pm on weekdays and until 1:00 pm on weekends;
  • Outdoor physical activity for up to 4 people and gyms without group classes;
  • Operation of gyms without group classes;
  • Functioning of social facilities in the area of disability.


Level 2
 – In the municipalities of  Paredes and Cabeceiras de Basto , the measures corresponding to April 19 apply:

  • All stores and shopping centers;
  • Restaurants, cafes and pastries (with a maximum of 4 people per table inside or 6 per table on terraces), until 10:30 pm on weekdays or 1:00 pm on weekends and holidays;
  • Cinemas, theaters, auditoriums, concert halls;
  • Citizen stores with face-to-face service by appointment.

The opening of:

  • Medium-risk sports modalities;
  • Outdoor physical activity for up to 6 people;
  • Outdoor events with reduced capacity (5 people per 100 m²);
  • Weddings and baptisms with 25% capacity.

There will also be a weekly evaluation, to see if the municipalities whose epidemiological situation improves can progress in the lack of definition.

Archive (only)

 Decree 7/2021 up to 30th April 2021.

It is recommended in particular to study the following 

Article 1 – Summary

Article 4 – Exceptions to the duty of Stay at Home rule;

Article 6 – Maintain the rule for masks and visors.

Article 17 – Schedules for retail, supermarkets, restaurants and similar

Article 20 – Fairs and Markets

Article 23 – Rules for restaurants and similar

Article 24 – Bars and clubs

Article 25 – Sale and consumption of alcohol drinks

Article 28 – Car seat rule for above 5 seats cars

Article 29 – Funerals

Article 30 – Public services face-to-face service by appointment

Article 34 – General rules for air traffic and airports

Article 36 – Air traffic rules on mandatory containment

Article 38 – Events

Article 39 – Cultural Events

Article 42 – Physical and sports activities (low and medium risk sports)

Article 44 – Extension of Decree No. 6/2021, of April 3 for the municipalities of Alandroal, Albufeira, Carregal do Sal, Figueira da Foz, Marinha Grande and Penela.

Article 45 – Reinstatement of Decree no 4/2021 in the text given by Decree no 5/2021 of 28th March for the municipalities of Moura, Odemira, Portimão and Rio Maior.

Annex – What remains closed/Forbidden

Third Phase of de-confinement effective 19th April (see below Green chart)

Second Phase of de-confinement 5th April (see below Blue chart)

  • 2nd and 3rd cycles of basic education in public, private and cooperative education establishments and in the social and solidarity sector;
  • ATL’s and study centers and the like, for students who are now resuming educational and teaching activities;
  • social facilities in the area of disability;
  • Day care centers for the elderly;
  • Retail and services establishments in establishments open to the public, with less than 200 m2 and door to the street;
  • The activities of non-food retail trade and the provision of services in establishments in operation under the terms of the present decree close at 21:00 on working days and at 13:00 on Saturdays , Sundays and holidays.
  • Food retail activities close at 21:00 on weekdays and at 19:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
  • Museums, monuments, palaces and archaeological or similar sites, national, regional and municipal, public or private, as well as art galleries and exhibition halls. This equipment closes at 22: 30h on weekdays and at 13:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;
  • Restaurants, cafés and snack bars for food service on terraces, with a limit of four people per table. These establishments must close at 22:30 on weekdays and at 13:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;
  • Non-food related fairs and markets are allowed to operate, in addition to fairs and markets for food products, with the authorization of the mayor of the municipality with territorial authority, in accordance with the rules established;
  • low-risk physical and sports activities, as well as physical and sports activities in gyms, with group classes being prohibited;
  • practice of physical activity outdoors, in groups of up to four people;
  • in the scope of sports facilities, certain equipment can be opened: firing ranges; tennis courts, padel courts and the like; permanent circuits for motorcycles, automobiles and the like; velodromes; racecourses and similar tracks; gyms; athletics tracks and golf courses.

First phase of deconfinement effective from 15th March (Orange chart) 

In view of the evolution of the pandemic in Portugal, and in order to initiate the deconfinement plan approved by the Council of Ministers, the following changes were introduced from  15th March:

On this level, are the municipalities of Odemira (parishes of São Teotónio and Longueira / Almograve) and Portimão. Thus, as of May 1, in these municipalities the measures of the first stage of deflation, which began on March 15, are applied:

  • Sanitary fence in the parishes of São Teotónio and Longueira / Almograve, in the municipality of Odemira.
  • Closing of:

    • Stores up to 200 m2 with door to the street;
    • Gymnasiums;
    • Museums, monuments, palaces, art galleries and the like.
  • Prohibition of:
    • Fairs and non-food markets;
    • Low-risk sports modalities;
  • The operation of:
    • Trade to the wicket;
    • Automobile trade and real estate mediation;
    • Hairdressing salons, manicurists and the like, after prior appointment;
    • Retail establishments for books and musical supports;
    • Parks, gardens, green spaces and leisure spaces;
    • Libraries and archives;
  • Resumes, as of March 15, face-to-face activities of family support and curriculum enrichment, as well as activities provided in ATL’s and after school study centres and the like, only for children and students who resume educational and teaching activities;
  • as of March 15, the possibility of restarting the activity of establishments of non-essential goods that intend to maintain their activity exclusively for the purpose of home delivery or provision of goods at the door of the establishment, at the wicket or through the collection service of products previously purchased through the media. distance ( click and collect);
  • as of March 15, it is determined that non-food retail and services establishments in operation close at 21:00 on weekdays and at 13:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays and food retail activities close at 21:00 on weekdays and at 19:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;
  • the pharmacy hours are applicable to Parafarmacias (establishments selling OTC products)
  • as of March 15, take-away drinks are allowed in restaurants and similar establishments
  • it is clarified that the ban on the sale of alcoholic beverages in retail establishments, including supermarkets and hypermarkets and take-away (from 20:00) is applicable until 06:00;
  • as of March 15, hairdressing salons, barbers, beauty salons and similar establishments are allowed to operate by appointment
  • as of March 15, the opening of establishments for the sale of books and music retailers is allowed; parks, gardens, green spaces and leisure spaces, as well as libraries and archive
 
 
 

From 5 April

– 2nd and 3rd cycle of basic education (and ATLs for the same ages)

– social facilities in the area of disability

– museums, monuments, palaces, art galleries and the like

– stores up to 200 m2 with door to the street

– fairs and non-food markets (municipal decision)

– terraces only (max 4 people per table)

– outdoor physical activity for up to 4 people and gyms without group classes

From 19 April

– High School and Universities

– cinemas, theatres, auditoriums, concert halls

– Lojas de Cidadao (citizen stores) with face-to-face service by appointment

– all stores and shopping centres

– restaurants, cafes and pastry shops (max 4 people inside or 6 on terraces) until 10 pm or 1 pm at weekends and holidays

– outdoor physical activity for up to 6 people and gyms without group classes

– outdoor events with reduced capacity

– weddings and baptisms with a 25% capacity of the venue

From 3 May

– restaurants, cafes and pastry shops (max 6 people inside

or 10 on terraces) with no time limit

– physical activity and training of individual and collective sports

– large outdoor and indoor events with reduced capacity

– weddings and baptisms with 50% capacity of the venue.

General hygiene measures

  • Physical distance of 2 metres, except otherwise specified
  • Frequent hand washing
  • The use of a mask by persons aged 10 and over is mandatory for access, circulation or permanence in public spaces and roads whenever the physical distance recommended by health authorities proves impractical. (exceptions)
  • Respiratory measures when sneezing
  • COVID Stayaway App – download70-A/2021 of 4th June 2021