Portugal will be fined up to one hundred euros for violating anti-covid regulations on the beach

Lisbon, May 13 (EFE) .- Portugal will fine with between fifty and one hundred euros to bathers who violate the use of the mask and social distance on the beaches.

The Maritime Police will fine anyone who does not wear a mask during access to the beach and until the towel is placed, always at a social distance of one and a half meters, in addition to being mandatory to follow the beach access signs.

Beach bars and restaurants - a mask is required - that do not meet hygiene and disinfection standards can be penalized with between 500 and 1000 euros.

The decree law, which was approved by the Council of Ministers on May 6, will be published just in time for this weekend, when the bathing season begins in Cascais and in the southern region of the Algarve, while the beaches of the The rest of the country will open in June, including those in the Madeira archipelago.


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