The head of state stated that the Ministry of Health should explain in detail why the head of government, despite the presence of the so-called Covid passport, had to be isolated and undergo a full vaccination process.
– We need to explain to the public exactly why the Prime Minister must quarantine (…), otherwise he will ignore the vaccination process, considering it unnecessary – said Rebelo de Sousa.
Meanwhile, sources in the Portuguese Ministry of Health, citing Lisbon TV SIC, said that the prime minister’s shorter quarantine period, only six days, was due to a “low-risk contact”. According to TV, Costa has been quarantined due to the coronavirus confirmation. An employee of the Prime Minister’s Office was injured.
And the media indicates that the chaos over the necessity of keeping the two vaccinated in quarantine contributed to the announcement by the Directorate General of Health (DGS) in Lisbon, on Wednesday, that even people with a Covid passport must be quarantined for 14 days. After contact with an infected person.
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