De-confinement plan in Portugal from 15 March

De-confinement plan in Portugal from 15 March
  • The general lockdown will continue until Easter.
  • Prohibition of movement between municipalities until Easter: from 20 to 21 March and from 26 March to 5 April.
  • Opening hours of supermarkets and authorised retailers will be until 21:00 during the week; 13:00 at weekends and holidays (or 19:00 for food retail).

From 15 March:

  • Nurseries, pre-school, 1st cycle (and ATL for the same ages) can reopen;
  • Church aasses return from Monday. Easter processions are suspended;
  • Trade at the door, hairdressers, manicurists and the like can reopen
  • Bookstores, libraries and archives to reopen
  • Automobile trade and real estate mediation to return

From 5 April:

  • 2nd and 3rd cycle of schools (and ATL for the same ages) to resume face to face classes
  • Shops up to 200 square metres with a door to the street can open
  • Museums, monuments, art galleries, palaces and the like reopen
  • Social facilities to open
  • Fairs and non-food markets to reopen (this is a municipal decision);
  • Terraces can operate (maximum of four people);
  • Low-risk sports
  • Outdoor physical activity for up to four people allowed
  • Gyms without group classes can open

From 19 April: 

  • Secondary and higher education resumes with face to face classes
  • All shops and shopping centres can open
  • Restaurants, cafes and pastry shops (maximum of four people inside or six on the terrace), until 10 pm (or 1 pm on weekends and holidays)
  • Cinemas, auditoriums, theatres to open
  • Citizen stores with face-to-face service, but with appointment
  • Outdoor physical activity for up to six people;
  • Outdoor events with reduced capacity;
  • Weddings and baptisms with 25% capacity.

From 3 May: 

  • Large outdoor events allowed
  • Interior events with reduced capacity allowed
  • Weddings and baptisms with 50% capacity.

Source (in Portuguese): https://covid19estamoson.gov.pt/renovacao-estado-emergencia-17-marco-2/