Mitigation phase came into effect in Portugal

The Portugal News | Mar 26, 2020 at 3:23 PM
  • The covid-19 pandemic mitigation phase came into force today, 26 March, in Portugal, as determined by the Directorate-General for Health (DGS), involving the entire health system, public and private.
  • In this phase, light patients stay at home, moderates go to health centres, the serious, but not critical, are referred to hospitals and critical cases are hospitalized.
  • People with suspected infection are tested for covid-19, that is, those who present symptoms such as fever, persistent cough or aggravated chronic cough and difficulty breathing.