Lisbon, 13 May 2021 (AFP) – The decision to lift the ban on travel by British tourists, especially those visiting Portugal, to participate in the Champions League final in Porto has not yet been taken, the Portuguese government said on Thursday.
“No decision has been made,” said Mariana Veera da Silva, executive spokeswoman after the Council of Ministers.
“Work on flights from the UK is in progress and will be notified as soon as a decision is made,” he said.
Flights to Britain were suspended in January due to the spread of the epidemic, in favor of new variants. This suspension was lifted on 16 April, but only for essential travel.
After a few months, in which it occupied the first place in the number of infections in relation to its population, for 10 million inhabitants, for several weeks, Portugal began the final phase of a gradual lack of definition on 1 May. Outbreaks of Kovid-19 are being produced for the time being, without.
On the British side, Portugal is already on the “Green List”, which allows its residents to travel to twelve countries and territories from 17 May, without their return.
This health reform selected Ufa to host the Champions League final between Portugal and Chelsea and Manchester City, which was originally supposed to be in Istanbul, Turkey, but was abandoned due to an epidemic.
In Estadio do Drago, Porto, with pre-defined seats will be able to receive a maximum of 12 thousand spectators, the government spokesman said, specifying that the displacement of fans would be done according to a strict sanitary protocol.
Vieira da Silva said, “People going to the finals will have to take less than 24 hours … and compulsory exams in the national arena.” Population “.
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