COVID-19: President on alert

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The Correio da Manhã on the mainland has picked up on close contact between TV presenter Jorge Gabriel and the President of the Republic of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa whilst both were in Porto Santo recently.

Jorge Gabriel has, among other shows, presented  Quem Quer Ser Milionário?, the Portuguese version of “Who wants to be a Millionaire”, is currently self-isolating at home on the mainland after a close friend who was with him in Porto Santo recently tested positive for COVID-19 – as reported here at the time.

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has also enjoyed a visit to Porto Santo recently, widely reported in the local press – also covered here.

The Correio has a photograph of the two in a group gathering at the time, within close proximity of each other, with the President wearing a mask, but the TV presenter without. The president has apparently been made aware of the situation.

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