The content last updated: 01/07/2020

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Emergency Information

In case you are experiencing any of the symptoms, you should not go to your doctor or to the emergency room, to avoid any potential contamination, but you are kindly asked to call the National Public Health Organization so they can evaluate if your condition requires further investigation regarding the Covid-19.

Travel information

Vehicle transportation

  • For 4 seater cars – only 2 passengers allowed
  • For 7 seater cars – only 4 passengers allowed
  • For 9 seater cars – 5 are allowed

Attractions and Public Transportation

  • Most Attractions in Lisbon are open, including Jeronimos Monastery, Castelo de S. Jorge and the Santa Justa Lift
  • Porto sites are also open, including Livraria Lello, Clerigos Church, Bolsa Palace and Church of St. Francis.

Other Restrictions

  • The use of face masks is mandatory in public transport and services, shops and supermarkets, in closed spaces or in places with many people
  • Borders with Spain closed.

General Safety and Health Information

  • To reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, travellers are advised to abide by the following measures: frequently clean hands by applying an alcohol-based hand rub or washing with soap and water.
  • When coughing and sneezing, cover the mouth and nose with a flexed elbow or tissue; if used, throw the tissue away immediately and wash hands.
  • If experiencing a fever, cough, difficulty breathing, or any other symptoms suggestive of respiratory illness, including pneumonia, call emergency services before going to the doctor or hospital to prevent the potential spread of the virus.

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