President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque has implemented new measures in order to control the coronavirus outbreak, which come into effect as of 00:00 on Wednesday 13th of January until the end of the month 31st of January.
The new restrictive measures are:
Circulation on public roads is prohibited between 19:00 and 05:00 the following day.
On weekends, circulation on public roads is prohibited between 18:00 and 05:00 the following day (Saturdays and Sundays and public holidays).
Industrial, commercial and service activities will remain in operation with the necessary conditions, but must close at 18:00 on weekdays and close at 17:00 on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays and public holidays).
Restaurants during weekdays (from Monday to Friday) can operate until 22h, exclusively for the preparation of meals, for Take-away and home delivery. (Only professionals associated with the delivery of meals can circulate after curfew, until 22h, with the proper identification). Except pharmacies, medical and veterinary clinics, fuel stations and home delivery of medical gas and oxygen.
Schools suspended until 31 January for students in the 3rd Cycle and Secondary Education.
All other levels of education: Nursery, Kindergartens, Pre-school, 1st cycle, 2nd Cycle, Professional and Special Education maintain their activities in school.
Sports activities in the clubs and sports infrastructures in all municipalities in the region are suspended until 31 January, except the senior teams of the collective modalities participating in regular national competitions.
Regional public administration teleworking is to continue until 31st January.
Games establishments and Casinos, Bingo or similar close at 17:00 on the weekends from 16 and 17/23 and 24 and 30 and 31 of January.