State of Emergency was declared on March 12 and was terminated on May 17, 2020. The government announced on May 11 they were not planning to ask the Chamber of Deputies for extension of the state of emergency. From October 5, Government declared again state of emergency for 30 days, with further extensions, until February 14. The current state of emergency is declared for February 15-28, 2021.
Last update on February 23, 2021.
All current measures can be found here.
Government decrees in English can be found here.
The nation-wide epidemiological system PES currently remains at the 5th stage. Newly (as of February 25, 12am, until further notice) respirators FFP2/KN95 or higher, surgery masks or other face covers that follow conditions and requirements of CSN EN 14683+AC are obligatory in public spaces (where a distance of more than 2m cannot be kept). Until February 28, a transitional expception period applies, during which it will be temporarily allowed to use other face protective equipment.
As of February 25, 12am, it will be obligatory to wear respirators or two surgery masks at shops, outpatient health care facilities, social services facilities, public transport, international airports, platforms and waiting rooms of public transport, with exceptions of children under 15. Home-made face masks are no longer allowed.