COVID-19: Beaches reopened “soon”, but with some restrictions – captain of the Ports

Mindelo, May 20 (Inforpress) – Some bathing beaches and maritime areas in the country will be reopened “soon” to the public, but with some restrictions, which will take effect from now on, according to information provided by the captain of the Ports.

After lifting the state of emergency in most of the islands and considering the epidemiological the COVID-19 situation, they justify the change in restrictions on access to beaches imposed in March by the Maritime and Port Institute (IMP), pointed out Aguinaldo Lima, in a conference of press in Mindelo.

Thus, according to the same source, the authorities will now allow people to access bathing beaches and seaside bathing areas for therapeutic and leisure purposes, but subject to compliance with health protection standards. Furthermore, the practice of nautical sports activities will be allowed, also with a distance of at least two meters.

However, according to the captain of the Ports, certain activities are still forbidden, including the sale of drinks and food, picnics, tours and gatherings, the use of sound equipment, use and permanence in collective tents, practices of collective games, practice of activities in which there is an exchange of materials and equipment and use of gyms and fitness parks.

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