04 May 2020 – Government states that it is essential to wear facemasks

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Personal protective measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: It is essential to protect ourselves and others. It is essential that everyone wear masks and we must all be responsible to ourselves and others, “said the Minister of Infrastructure and Housing, Pedro Nuno Santos, referring to the use of this protective equipment, which becomes mandatory in public transport
Full details here: https://www.portugal.gov.pt/pt/gc22/comunicacao/noticia?i=uso-da-mascara-nos-transportes-publicos-e-fundamental-para-nos-protegermos-a-nos-e-aos-outros