After meeting, this morning, at Quinta Vigia, with some of the members of the Madeiran Executive, the President of the Regional Government gave a press conference, where they took stock of the Region’s preparatory measures and capacity to respond to the coronavirus outbreak, as well as analyzing the impact that COVID-19 is and may have on our economy.
Here are some dominant notes from Miguel Albuquerque’s intervention:
. Schools will not close. At the Moment
. Recommends postponing the finalists’ trips.
. There is no final decision on the Flower Festival.
. The commanders of the ships must give a note of sanitary control before entering the Port of Funchal.
. An Italian yacht from Italy was prevented from docking. It will stay offshore.
. There is a drop in the number of tourists already, between 15 and 20%.
. Danish couple who did not respect the quarantine will be subject to legal proceedings.
Due to this press conference, Miguel Albuquerque cancelled a visit scheduled this morning to the company ILHOPAN – Panificação e Pastelaria Lda.