Brake on deconfinement. Government sees pandemic getting worse but denies “total lack of control”
Meeting takes place one day after the limits of the national risk matrix were surpassed. The Delta variant, which is more transmissible, corresponds to 70% of cases in the Lisbon region and is one of the Government's concerns. Most of the infections registered in recent weeks have been in the capital region, which already has more restrictive measures than the rest of the country.