Information to Professionals (CODIV 19)
LAST UPDATE: 25 May (6pm)
Madeira has, as yet, registrated sixty seven (67) recovered cases, ninety (90) positive cases of COVID-19, 23 active cases and 1453 negative cases until the present date.
At this moment, there are 362 cases under active surveillance on record.
The Regional Government anounced further restrictive measures, some more specifically, for the Tourism Sector. Consult the official statement by the Regional Government at: https://www.madeira.gov.pt/
Given the state of calamity currently in force, the authorities continue to request the confinement of the population, as much as possible, so as to contain the spread of COVID-19, despite the situation being controlled. In the case of the Autonomous Region of Madeira, entry into the territory via airports is restricted.
- At this moment, confinement, if necessary compulsorily, is valid for a period of fourteen days, of all persons and their luggage that disembark at the airports and ports of Madeira and Porto Santo.
The confinement regime will be carried out at each person's home, should they have a home in Madeira or Porto Santo and have tested for COVID-19 disease, in laboratories certified by national or international authorities, within 72 hours prior to disembarkation, and have obtained a negative result.
If you do not have a domicile in Madeira or Porto Santo, confinement is carried out in hotel units stipulated by the regional authorities for this purpose.
- We advise that contacts be made with the respective airlines, tour operators, or travel agents to adjust returns.
- The archipelago ports’ and marinas’ are closed.
Madeira was the first region in Portugal to implement a "Contingency Plan for Emerging Infections: Coronavirus", presented on 03 February 2020, a document that is subject to continuous updates.
Link (download): Plano de Contingência para Infeções Emergentes: COVID-19 da RAM (Contingency Plan for Emerging Infections: Coronavirus - COVID 19 in Madeira Islands) - portuguese version.
We also request your collaboration on promoting and raising public awareness concerning the information materials made available on the IASAÚDE website, namely the official health recomendations campaing informative document both in portuguese and english language.
We also recommend browsing the Circular Informativa 57 de 28-02-2020 do IASAÚDE (IASAÚDE's Information Newsletter no. 57 of 28-02-2020) - available only in portuguese, which contains all procedures for prevention, control and surveillance in workplaces.
Also consult the IASAÚDE microsite, where all information regarding this topic is periodically updated: https://covidmadeira.pt/