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Portugal reimposes curfew due to spread of Delta COVID-19 variant


By Euronews – AFP

July 2, 2021

Portugal will reimpose a nightly curfew from Friday in 45 municipalities, including Lisbon, the government has said.

The country faces increasing COVID-19 cases due to the spread of the more transmissible Delta variant which has become dominant in the country.

“We note that last week the situation has deteriorated again,” Minister of the Premiership Mariana Vieira da Silva told a press conference, adding that “the conditions are not met to say that the pandemic is under control “.

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