99 people were arrested and 248 commercial establishments were closed by the PSP and the GNR until 17 pm today, since the renewal of the state of emergency due to the pandemic, on 00 April, the Government announced.
In a statement, the Ministry of Internal Administration (MAI) explains that 99 people were detained for the crime of disobedience, of which 25 for disobedience to the mandatory confinement obligation, 45 for disobedience to the general duty of home collection, two for disobedience to the prohibition of circulation outside the county during the Easter period, 11 for disobedience to the closure of establishments and five for resistance.
11 people were also detained by the security forces for violating the sanitary fence in Ovar, in the district of Aveiro.
According to the MAI, 263 establishments were closed during this period, “due to non-compliance with established norms”.
“These numbers are added to those verified in the first period of state of emergency, which ran between March 22 and April 2, [in which] 108 arrests for crimes of disobedience were recorded and 1.708 commercial establishments were closed”, reads up on the note.