The State of Emergency Monitoring Structure met on Monday 1st November, under the coordination of the Minister of Internal Administration, Eduardo Cabrita, to take stock of the implementation of the measures in force in the context of combating the Covid-19 pandemic.
This structure monitors and produces regular information on the measures in force in the continent and in the context of the pandemic, having met today for the 23rd time since March 2020.
In this meeting, by videoconference, the Secretaries of State of the various governmental and regional coordination areas participated, in addition to the heads of the Security Forces and Services (GNR, PSP, SEF and ASAE), of the National Authority for Emergency and Civil Protection (ANEPC ) and the Armed Forces.
Among the various topics addressed by the different areas, the highlight is the global reduction in pandemic numbers – although there are still 680 active outbreaks in Covid-19 (166 less than two weeks ago) and there are 8 Rear Support Structures in use.
The extension of the vaccination program already translates into a rate of 44% in the GNR (corresponding to 8 930 military and civilian personnel from the Health Service) and 46% in the PSP (8,463 police).
With regard to firefighters, the 15 000 firefighters initially indicated as priority have already been vaccinated.
The following enforcement report was tabled
Report on the enforcement actions of GNR and PSP in the scope of the measures to combat COVID-19 (between the 15th and 28th of February)
In compliance with the provisions of the Decree regulating the State of Emergency, the National Republican Guard and the Public Security Police have developed an intense activity of awareness, vigilance and monitoring among the population.
Thus, between 00h00 on 15 February and 23h59 on 28 February 2021, 31 people were arrested for the crime of disobedience, 11 of which for violation of the obligation of compulsory confinement.
In the same period, the 14,565 inspections carried out led to the closure of 47 establishments for non-compliance with the established norms.
In this period, the GNR and PSP issued a total of 9,416 administrative offence notices, of which:
– Failure to comply with the general duty of home collection: 6,034
– Failure to comply with the limitation on movement between municipalities: 1,621
– Failure to wear masks on the roads and public spaces: 563
– Failure to comply with the prohibition on consuming alcoholic drinks on public roads: 420
– Not in compliance with the operating rules of restaurants and similar establishments: 130
– Not in compliance with the ban on consuming meals or products outside or near establishments: 96
– Not in compliance with the rules on the sale of alcoholic drinks: 78
– Not in compliance with the rules of occupancy, capacity, permanence, physical distance and means of prior booking in places open to the public: 63
– Failure to close premises and establishments: 61
– Not in compliance with the rules for celebrations and other events: 58
– Not in compliance with the rules for physical and sporting activities: 57
– Not in compliance with the occupancy rules of private vehicles: 49
– Not in compliance with opening hours: 41
– Not in compliance with the prohibition on selling certain goods in shops: 29
– Non-compliance with the mandatory wearing of masks in entertainment venues, public establishments and others: 28
– Non-compliance with the suspension of activity of facilities and establishments: 21
– Failure to comply with the requirement to wear a mask on public transport: 19
– Failure to comply with rules on maximum capacity limits on public transport: 19
– Failure to comply with measures in connection with residential facilities and other accommodation and care facilities: 16
– Non-compliance with limits on charging fees and commissions in the catering sector by intermediary platforms: 7
– Failure to comply with the rules on restriction, suspension or closure of activities or separation of persons who are not ill: 4
– Failure to comply with the prohibition on advertising commercial practices with price reductions: 2