COVID-19: no more new cases Thursday

No new cases in Madeira today

No more positive cases for six days now

The Regional Secretary of Health in Madeira, Pedro Ramos, and the vice president of the Institute of Health Administration IASAÚDE, Bruna Gouveia, are presenting once again, this Thursday afternoon, the daily update on the epidemiological bulletin for COVID-19 in Madeira.

Madeira once more did ............  ...read more

Restricted travel this weekend

The long weekend will again see a travel ban between municipalities

JM report that journeys between municipalities will again be restricted during the long weekend ahead, between tomorrow, Friday, and Sunday, similarly to what happened in the Easter period.

“For this weekend, which is extended, the Government will enact a ban on travel between municipalities, ............  ...read more

Boarding planes could take 4 hours

Queue for boarding a plane

… with added health checks and much higher ticket prices after lockdown ends, experts warn

The Daily Mail is running a story (which is mostly what they do run!) that boarding planes could take four hours with added health checks and much higher ticket prices after lockdown ends, experts warn. MSN picked up on this, as did a couple of other readers – thank you.

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COVID-19: Euro notes relatively safe

A variety of Euro notes

ECB says euro banknotes do not pose a high risk of contagion

The Diario reported recently that the handling of Euro notes does not represent a “high risk of infection” with the new coronavirus compared to other surfaces, according to a senior member of the European Central Bank (ECB).

The institution has conducted research with several European laboratories, ............  ...read more

Free masks delayed

Poster showing mask

Masks to be delivered by mid-May

The Diario reports that yesterday’s press conference to update the position with COVID-19 in the archipelago included an admission that the entire population of the Region has yet to receive the community masks that are being delivered by the Regional Government. The Regional Secretary ............  ...read more

COVID-19: no more new cases Wednesday

No new cases in Madeira today

No more positive cases for five days now

The Regional Secretary of Health in Madeira, Pedro Ramos, and the vice president of the Institute of Health Administration IASAÚDE, Bruna Gouveia, are presenting once again, this Wednesday afternoon, the daily update on the epidemiological bulletin for COVID-19 in Madeira.

They have announced ............  ...read more

COVID-19: Press conference delayed

Today’s press conference delayed until 21:00

The usual daily press conference to update the latest situation with COVID-19 in the Region, usually scheduled for 6:00 pm, has just been delayed until 9:00 pm. The decision has been communicated by the Health Secretariat, citing “work issues”.

The Diario says that it is aware that some elements ............  ...read more

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