“EU is an asset in a difficult context”; Netherlands reinforces measures


Portugal reported this Tuesday another six Deaths and 688 new cases of infection for the new coronavirus, bringing the total of confirmed cases to 74,717 and that of fatalities to 1,963.

Until the date, 48,193 people have recovered from the disease (an increase of 309 compared to yesterday).

This Tuesday, the Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission presented, in Lisbon, the priorities of the recovery plans and resilience European and Portuguese, with António Costa ensuring that the country dispenses EU loans until the economic situation improves.

Nine months after the first cases of the new coronavirus, today the barrier of one million fatalities worldwide has been overcome.

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Follow HERE THE MINUTE the latest developments on the Covid-19 in Portugal and in the World:

18h33 – Mission GAVI keeps abreast of the fight against Covid-19. Former Portuguese Prime Minister Durão Barroso, today appointed president of the Global Alliance for Vaccines (GAVI), ensures that the institution’s traditional mission is kept up to date with the new challenges arising from Covid-19.

18h08 – The Council of State ended. The Council of State met today at the Palácio da Cidadela, in Cascais, and was attended by the President of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen. The theme of the meeting was ‘the European Union, today and tomorrow’.

In a note, published in the Presidency of the Republic after the end of the meeting, it is stated that “the European Union is an asset in such a complex, difficult and demanding world and European context”.

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18h04 – Costa congratulates Durão Barroso for a relevant position in the fight against Covid-19. The Prime Minister stressed that the Global Alliance for Vaccines will have a determining role “in making vaccines available against Covid-19″.

In a note posted on Twitter, António Costa underlines the importance ofncia the appointment, remembering that it takes place “at a time when this organization, which Portugal supports, should have a relevant role in making vaccines available against Covid-19 shape equitable and affordable “.

17h40 – Subsidy for the poor in pandemic “it can’t be forever”. The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, said today that subsidies to the poorest by Congress in the âscope the fight against pandemic of Covid-19 “unfortunately for demagogues and communists, it cannot be forever”.

17h37 – Italy may prolong state of emergency. There is growing evidence that the state of emergency, enacted on janeiro, will be extended beyond 07 October now in force to allow the Italian Government to take decisions and measures to stop contagion quickly.

“We have to ask for an extension” of the state of emergency, said Vice Minister of Health Sandra Paw, speaking to a television station.

17h33 – Of the Leyen hopes to work with Durão to guarantee vaccines for everyone. The President of the European Commission today welcomed the appointment of José Manuel Barroso as president of the Global Alliance for Vaccines (GAVI) and said he hoped they could work together to guarantee access to vaccines anywhere in the world.

17h31 – Matosinhos Laboratory is one of the few in the world to evaluate masks. This month a laboratory in Matosinhos became one of the few worldwide to carry out quality analyzes on respiratory masks, a business that exploded with the pandemic gives Covid-19.

17h22 – “If the virus spreads, we are all in trouble”. The Public Health Secretary of the Generality of Catalonia asked this Tuesday to make decisions about the situation in Madrid, reports El País. “Catalonia is not an island. If the virus spreads, we are all in trouble “, referred Josep Maria Argimon.

It is recalled that more than one million people in the Madrid region can only leave their neighborhoods to satisfy basic needs, such as going to medical centers, working, studying or taking their children to school, taking care of dependent people or traveling , among others.

17h15 – Netherlands reinforces measures after significant increase in infections. The Dutch authorities are concerned about the escalation of infections like New coronavirus and apply more containment measures as of today, after the country recorded 19,326 cases of contamination in the last week.

17h04 – Remember the reaction António Guterres to the “chilling” death toll caused by Covid-19, which has already exceeded one million worldwide.

“Responsible leadership is essential. Science is important. Cooperation is important. misinformation kills “, indicated the secretary general of the HIM-HER-IT.

16h56 – Catering, cinema and accommodation with special conditions at the moratoriums. Catering, air, rail and sea transport, education, activities health and sports, accommodation and cinema are some of the sectors with special payment conditions in bank default, according to a diploma published today.

16h44 – Record new cases in the UK. THE country britThis Tuesday reported 7,143 new cases, bringing the total confirmed cases to 446,156. This increase comes after three consecutive days when the number of daily cases has dropped.

According to the newspapers britânicos, this is the largest number of new cases registered in the country since the beginning of pandemic.

As for the number of fatal victims, The cumulative total is now 42,072, an increase of 71 deaths in the last 24 hours.

16h28 – Maia and Valongo have “green line” for doubts and suspicions of cases. The Grouping of Health Centers (ACeS) from Maia and Valongo created the ‘Green Line Covid Institutional ‘that allows schools and homes in these Porto district councils to be in contact direct with health professionals.

16h19 – Fine for those who refuse to wear a mask in New York. As of Tuesday, anyone who refuses to wear a mask in the North American city can be fined, announced the Mayor of the city, Bill de Blasio. Before applying any sanctions, the authorities will offer a mask. If the person still refuses to usea fine will be imposed, reports Reuters.

16h18 – Liga confirms first game with the presence of fans in the 2020/21 season. Santa Clara-Gil Vicente will have a public presence on the stands of the São Miguel stadium.

16h13 – Santa Maria da Feira cancels Christmas park ‘Perlim‘. The organization of the theme park “Perlim“today announced the cancellation of the 2020 edition of this Santa Maria da Feira event inspired by the Christmas universe, justifying the decision with this pandemic of Covid-19.

16h08 – At a time when the struggle to halt the spread of the new coronavirus continues, it is a case to say that all care is few. As such, a Direction-General Health recalls, once again, the care to be taken when using public transport. Now look.

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16h05 – Botswana extends state of emergency for another six months. The Government of Botswana has decided to extend the state of emergency for another six months to combat the spread of pandemic of Covid-19, maintaining several restrictions, including limits on foreigners and tourism.

16h04 – Azores with seven new infected in the last 24 hours. The autonomous region recorded seven new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people to 302 infected fur coronavirus SARSCoV-2 since the beginning of pandemic, advances today the Regional Health Authority.

16h00 – Italy reports 1,648 new cases and another 24 deaths. Since the beginning of pandemic in Italy, 313,011 people tested positive for the new coronavirus, an increase of 1,648 in the last 24 hours. The number reported today represents a slight increase compared to yesterday, when there were 1,494.

Of the total confirmed cases, 35,875 people lost their lives, being 24 Deaths occurred on the last day.

15h43 – Worst summer ever in aviation takes THERE IT IS to aggravate projections. The weak upturn in aviation in recent months, which caused the “worst summer ever” in the sector, today led the International Air Transport Association (THERE IT IS) to worsen projections, forecasting world traffic to fall 66% this year.

15h41 – Scientists say there is an urgent need to find alternatives to disposables. A team of scientists from the University of Aveiro today launched an appeal to find alternatives to the use of disposable masks and gloves, given the increase in waste produced.

15h27 – Infarmed orders withdrawal from Ambition & Honesty mask market. There is no evidence that these surgical masks meet all legal requirements imposed by the European Commission.

In a note to alert to the situation, the organism clarifies that these masks, of the type IIR, presented an “improper European Commission marking”.

15h23 – Boris Johnson apologizes for confusing adopted restrictions. Prime Minister britBoric Johnson, apologized today for making a mistake in clarifying the restrictions in force in the North East of England to stop the pandemic Covid-19, intensifying criticism of the existing confusion about the rules.

15h22 – Rúben Amorim is cured of Covid-19. The coach of Sporting’s main team, Rúben Amorim, was recovered from a infection for the new coronavirus and already guided this Tuesday’s training, which took place at the Alcochete.

15h20 – 24,561 cases active disease in Portugal. The epidemiological bulletin released by Direction-General of Health reveals that, in accumulated terms, there are 1,963 Deaths and 74,717 cases of the disease. There are currently 24,561 cases active disease in Portugal.

3:16 p.m. – Beja Hospital does disinfection operation room. The Beja hospital started a disinfection of the operating room where he was detected an outbreak of Covid-19, who already infetou 31 health professionals, today announced the Local Health Unit of Baixo Alentejo (ULSBA).

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