Portugal takes down mask use on the streets after vaccinating 80% of the population

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The advance of vaccination was the main argument for reviewing the measure

Since yesterday, the Portuguese they are no longer required to wear a mask in the streets, as the covid vaccination. Mandatory use was instituted in October of last year. The advance of vaccination was the main argument for reviewing the measure. Authorities, however, recommend using it in case of agglomerations.

The country has about 80% of the population with full vaccination and over 85% vaccinated with at least one dose. Portugal, with 10 million inhabitants, had just over 1 million positive cases and 17,866 deaths by covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.

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