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Portugal reports a slight increase in infections on the anniversary of the Carnation Revolution

April 25, 2020

The Health Directorate General of the Portuguese government has reported 595 positive results for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, a slight recovery from 444 on Friday in a total of 23,392 cases.

As for the deceased, 26 new deaths have been reported, of which 880 have been killed and 1,277 have been recovered from the new illness. The data was released on April 25, the date when Portugal commemorated the Carnation Revolution, and the dictatorship ended in 1974.

In an official meeting in the Asmablea de la República, opposition leader, President of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Rui Rio, highlighted the democratic regime’s response to the coronavirus, despite warning of the danger of a second wave of infection.

Portugal reports a slight increase in infections on the anniversary of the Carnation RevolutionPortugal reports a slight increase in infections on the anniversary of the Carnation Revolution

In particular, he mentioned “the positive example of the democratic regime itself, which, without complexities, has proven able to respond with constitutional legality to a serious threat to our collective health (…). Portugal has no suspended democracy” Rui Rio pointed out during the solemn act before a meeting of the republic indicates that it is much less crowded than on other anniversaries.

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