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Carlos Carreiras: British coronavirus variant may reach 60% of the infected population “in the next fifteen days”

In an interview with JE TV, the Mayor of Cascais, Carlos Carreiras, quoted a report by the Ricardo Jorge Institute to warn that the British variant of the coronavirus can reach 60% of the infected population “in the next fifteen days”. The mayor hopes that this information will be decisive for the closure of schools.

"It is very likely to be decided to close the schools until March 9th", reveals to JE Carlos Carreiras

The Minister of Health and the Minister of the Presidency will preside this Wednesday, January 20, the meeting with the experts. On the table, there is the possibility of closing schools. The Mayor of Cascais, Carlos Carreiras, revealed to Jornal Económico that "it will most likely be decided to close the schools until next March 9", based on information that the mayor received unofficially.

Covid-19: Cascais moves forward with massive pilot testing project in schools by the end of the month

The Cascais City Council (CMC) will proceed until the end of January with a massive pilot testing project for Covid-19 in schools in the municipality that are not, for the time being, covered by the Government initiative announced today for testing in secondary schools located in extremely high risk counties. Rapid tests are being negotiated by Swiss multinational Roche and will serve the entire school community in the municipality.

Deco warns of “abuses” in charging gas bottle delivery fees

For the second time, in less than a year, the Government is setting maximum prices for bottled gas again, but “we must pay attention to abuses in collecting the delivery fee”, warns the Portuguese Association for Consumer Protection (Deco) . Association reveals that some distributors started to charge amounts above four euros to deliver the bottles at home to the confined consumers.

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Business confederations warn that companies are at risk of insolvency, as they no longer have reserves unlike the previous lockdown.
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