British vacationers are required to wear face masks on the beaches of Portugal or risk a fine of 100 euros

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It has been reported that British tourists arriving in Portugal who do not wear masks on the beach, do not comply with social distancing or exercise on crowded sands, can face a fine of up to 100 euros (£ 86).

Although the use of face coverings is already mandatory when entering and leaving beaches in Portugal – and in bathing and changing facilities – reports from local media indicate that from Wednesday, May 19, the Maritime Police will crack down on anyone who refuses to comply with the rules. . Sweetened. Measures.

Mine NewspaperLast week, the Cabinet approved the decision to impose the fines.

He says fines ranging from 50-100 euros (43-86 pounds) will apply to anyone breaking the rules.

The post states that a tourist must wear a mask in order for their towel to be placed on the beach.

The distance between the towels and the sets remains 1.5 and 3 meters, respectively.

Meanwhile, sports that involve two or more people, such as volleyball, or that involve a racket are prohibited if the beach is full.

Beach access signs should also be followed and face masks should be worn when walking through parks and in restaurants and cafes for visitors to sit.

It is estimated that around 5,000 people will make the journey from the United Kingdom to the Iberian Peninsula and the Portuguese Islands in Madeira and Puerto Santo on June 17: The first day of international leisure travel is legal again in England.

It is now possible to leave on an overseas holiday under the traffic light system, where countries are classified as green, amber or red and have specific restrictions according to the risk of arrivals importing new Covid-19 infections into the UK.

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Only a few of the Green List countries are open to travelers from the United Kingdom, including Portugal, Gibraltar and Iceland.

The British government is currently warning that Britons should not visit the yellow or red countries for recreational purposes.

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