The autonomous region of Portugal announced that the new measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 are to cover the period of the Christmas and New Year celebrations.
The premier of Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, announced on Friday that the new measures to contain the spread of the new coronavirus that causes Covid-19 are to cover the period of the Christmas and New Year celebrations whic, in the archipelago uns for a month from mid-December.
“They will be a set of generic principles regarding our festivities in Madeira, which run from December 15 to January 15,” the premier, Miguel Albuquerque, said on the sidelines of a visit to Horários do Funchal, a bus operator based in the regional capital.
Albuquerque had announced on Thursday that “complementary rules” would be put in place due to the return of thousands of students and emigrants to the region for the Christmas celebrations.
“Next week we will announce a set of rules and procedures complementary to those made available, in order to improve safety and circulation conditions in this difficult time ahead,” he said at the time.
On his visit to Horários do Funchal, Albuquerque said that by 2022 the company was to invest some €40 million in new buses.