Health Alert – State of Contingency for the Lisbon Metropolitan Area

Effective August 1, 2020, the Lisbon Metropolitan Area is now in a State of Contingency with the following measures.

  • Gatherings reduced to a max of 10 persons.
  • All public spaces will close at 8 p.m. except for supermarkets, gas stations, pharmacies, funeral homes, and medical centers which will close at 10 p.m.
  • Restaurants may remain open until 1 a.m. and accept new customers until midnight.
  • No consumption of alcohol in public spaces, except in restaurants, cafés, and bars.
  • Gas stations are prohibited from selling alcohol.
  • Police presence will be increased to deter large gatherings.
  • Organizers and participants of large gatherings will be fined.

For additional information, visit the Embassy COVID 19 webpage at:


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