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COVID-19

COVID-19

What is it:

The corona virus (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus.

It causes flu-like breathing problems and symptoms such as cough, fever and, in more severe cases, difficulty breathing.

transmission:

The main form of contagion of the new corona virus is contact with an infected person, who transmits the virus through coughing and sneezing. It also propagates when the person touches a contaminated surface or object and then the eyes, nose or mouth.

What prevention measures:

  • Social distancing: keep distance of at least one meter;
  • Avoid greetings involving physical contact;
  • Respiratory label:
    • Cover your nose and mouth when sneezing or coughing;
    • Use a tissue or arm, never with your hands;
    • Throw the tissue in the trash;
    • Wash hands whenever you blow, sneeze or cough;
  • Strengthening hygiene measures:
    • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or with an alcoholic-based solution;
    • Avoid close contact with patients with respiratory infections.

Vaccination certificate:

You can obtain your vaccination certificate via the link:

https://www.sns24.gov.pt/certificado-digital-covid/?fbclid=IwAR1AsIuOETnjel8F3DHtKS3HBXvLuQyCoRI53PEI5blHEpptkDeP7Fqod2Y#aceder

This certificate is not a travel document. Scientific evidence on covid-19 vaccination, testing and recovery continues to evolve, also due to new worrying variants of the virus. Before you travel, check the applicable public health measures and restrictions at the place of destination.