It is reported that the government will take restrictive measures on air traffic and cruise ships until the end of May, except for countries with fewer than 500 cases per 100,000 people.
As of Monday, South Africa, Brazil and India, as well as in the European Union, Cyprus, Croatia, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Sweden, are still countries on the list of restrictions imposed by Portugal because they are “equal to or greater than every 100,000 inhabitants in the past 14 days. The ratio of 500 cases”.
According to a press release from the Ministry of the Interior (MAI), passengers from these countries “can only travel as necessary and must be quarantined in the country or at a designated location for a preventive quarantine period of 14 days after entering mainland Portugal by the health authorities”
Friday’s Council of Ministers also introduced countries with a high incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection, which has led to covid-19. In the past 14 days, there were less than 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. By Monday, “they can Kind of travel to Portugal, including non-essential travel”.
Therefore, it is clearly stated in the press release: “Passengers from EU member states, countries related to the Schengen area (Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland) and the United Kingdom” no longer achieve preventive isolation, which can make unnecessary isolation May travel.
The press release said: “Basic travel is considered, i.e. those intended to allow citizens who travel for professional, academic, family reunion, health or humanitarian reasons to transit or enter Portugal.”
The MAI Communiqué explained that this decision of the Council of Ministers is applicable “between 00:00 on May 17, 2021 and 23:59 on May 30, 2021”, taking into account the epidemiology caused by SARS. Situation-CoV-2 virus, requires regular evaluation.
MAI’s press release stated: “These restrictive measures apply to air traffic and the embarkation, disembarkation and license plate of passengers and crew members in ports of mainland countries.”
The restriction stipulates that “all citizens who intend to travel to Portugal by air (except children under 24 months) must present a laboratory test certificate (RT-PCR) to screen for SARS infection. Negative actions taken within 72 hours before boarding result”.
The document warned: “The airline imposed a fine of 500 to 2,000 euros per boarding passenger without showing an RT-PCR test certificate, and the result was negative.”
MAI warned: “Air traffic restrictions also apply to the embarkation and disembarkation of passengers and crew of cruise ships located in ports on the Portuguese mainland”.