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2021-01-28T06:00:01+00:00

Portugal suspends flights from Brazil

Portugal suspends flights from Brazil
Heather Cowper TAP aeroplane at Lisbon airport Credit: Heather Cowper (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0)

The Portuguese Interior Ministry said that the worsening of the Covid-19 pandemic in the world and the detection of new variants justified the decision. The suspension will happen, initially, between January 29th and February 14th.

Only repatriation and humanitarian flights are allowed and even then travelers will need to show a negative Covid-19 test result that was done 72 hours before boarding and will submit to a 14-day isolation period.

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