ACT and Social Security inspected companies and found lay-off employees working

LISBON. The Authority for Working Conditions (ACT) and the Social Security Institute (ISSI) inspected 2,100 companies and more than 16,000 workers between 29 May and 12 June and detected situations with signs of irregularity, such as employees working in its simplified lay-off regime and workers not declared to ...

Covid-19 outbreak among immigrants causes clashes in southern Italian city

- Ciro De Luca Italy sent soldiers to restore order in a seaside town near Naples after an outbreak of coronavirus in an apartment block illegally occupied by hundreds of immigrant workers sparked violent clashes with residents. On Thursday, the authorities announced that more than 40 people living in the aba...

Portugal again implements lockdown measures in Lisbon

LISBON. People in different parts of greater Lisbon will have to return to their homes as of next week, while Portuguese officials deal with a worrying wave of coronaviruses in the city's peripheries, the government announced on Thursday. Residents of affected areas of the capital - which represent a total...

16 employees of Fátima Sanctuary infected with coronavirus

LUSA. The Sanctuary of Fátima has 16 cases of internal and external collaborators infected with covid-19, the Catholic religious institution said in a statement today. According to the statement, on Friday the Sanctuary of Fátima was informed that a collaborator was infected, so it gave an indication of prop...

COVID 19 Portugal Update : 300 New Cases Confirmed, 236 just in Lisbon .

Portugal recorded today a total of 1,522 deaths related to covid-19, two more than on Monday, and 37,336 infected, another 300, according to the latest epidemiological bulletin released by the Directorate-General for Health (DGS). In comparison with Monday's data, which recorded 1,520 deaths, today there was an increa...

Do you know ? Masks can reduce Covid-19 growth rate by 40%, says Study

Wearing masks in public is already compulsory or recommended for all in several countries, including India, Singapore, France, Spain, Germany and Argentina, among others. . Sanchita Sharma Masks can reduce the growth rate of coronavirus infection by 40%, a paper on the impact of the staggered use of mask...