Costa heightens some coronavirus lockdown measures in Lisbon contagion bubble neighbourhoods

People in several parts of Greater Lisbon will have to go back to staying at home from next week as health authorities deal with a worrying wave of coronavirus on the city’s outskirts, the government announced on Thursday. Those living in the affected areas of the capital - a total of 19 civil parishes that do not include downtown Lisbon - will be allowed to leave home only to buy essential goods such as food or medication, and to travel to and from work.

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