Home Portugal Forum Portugal Guide Moving to Portugal Real Estate Healthcare in Portugal
Portugal
Resources
City Guides
JoinSign In
Cigna International Health Insurance
Expat Coronavirus Report

Coronavirus in Atouguia de Beleia, Portugal

By garyret2017

Read & Post Comments

Coronavirus-in-Atouguia-deBeleia,-Portugal

Apr 14, 2020 Update

We Asked: What is currently happening with regard to the Coronavirus outbreak in your area? Please provide as much detail as possible. He replied...

We are in a sheltered in place until at least 30 April. Strictly enforced by the GNR if you don't have a valid reason to be out driving there is a fine and taking of your license plates.

How People are Coping

We Asked: How are people handling the situation in your area? He replied...

I'd say very well, and most are complying.

Changing Conditions as coronavirus Spreads

We Asked: How has the situation changed as the Coronavirus has spread? He replied...

Just daily accurate updates on line.

Government Response

We Asked: Describe how the government of the country about which you are reporting is handling this situation. He replied...

Very serious, see about answerers.

Government Response with Regard to Expats

We Asked: Describe how your home country's government has handled the outbreak situation with regards to its expatriate citizens. He replied...

The US is just crazy.....

Supplies and Shortages

We Asked: Is there a shortage of supplies in your location? He replied...

None all the grocery stores are fully stocked and the people of Portugal do not hoard items.,

Lockdown & Passing the Time

We Asked: Are you staying home? If so, how are you passing the time? He replied...

Sheltered in place. Internet, TV, at home projects.

Public Healthcare & Public Hospitals

We Asked: Are you enrolled in the public healthcare system where you live? Do you feel that the public hospitals are handling or preparing for the Coronavirus outbreak effectively? He replied...

No

Private Health Insurance & Private Hospitals

We Asked: Do you have private health insurance? If you have private insurance, does this give you access to private hospitals? Are private hospitals or clinics better prepared, less prepared, or the same? Please explain. He replied...

Private Hospital, No data to share on there preparedness. However I give them a A+ on the past service I have received.

Hospital of Choice for Coronavirus Treatment

We Asked: Would you choose a public or private hospital if you needed treatment for Coronavirus? Why? If there is a specific hospital that you would go to in the event of severe illness? Which hospital and why? He replied...

Private

Returning Home

We Asked: Are you considering returning to your home country due to the Coronavirus? Would this be a temporary move or a permanent repatriation? Please explain. He replied...

No Way!

Advice for People Outside of Atouguia de Beleia, Portugal

We Asked: If you live in an area already heavily affected by coronavirus, what advice would you share with others elswhere in the world who may be facing the same challenges in the future. He replied...

Live in a area that is minimally affected, We stay away from the large cities and most affected areas.

How Government is Treating Expats

We Asked: How is the government of the country where you are currently living treating expats during this time? Have there been any changes or extensions made in terms of residency and and other visa renewals, applications and requirements? Has access to public healthcare been eased? Please describe any types of changes (positive and negative) that are taking place. He replied...

I am an expat and have notices some of the government agencies are closed, but automatic extensions have been put in place.

Expat Health Insurance in Portugal

Expats interested in expat health insurance should take a minute to get a quote from our trusted expat health insurance partner, CIGNA.

Submitted By

garyret2017

garyret2017

View garyret2017's Profile

Comments & Questions

Sign In or Sign Up to reply

Cigna Expat Health InsuranceExpatriate Health Insurance

Get a quote for expat health insurance in Portugal from our partner, Cigna Global Health.
Get a Quote

9-Expats-Talk-About-What-Its-Really-Like-Living-in-Portugal9 Expats Talk About What It's Really Like Living in Portugal

With it's beautiful beaches, historic cities, lower cost of living and welcoming Portuguese people, Portugal continues to be a popular expat destination. 9 expats talk about what it's really like living in Portugal.
With it's beautiful beaches, historic cities, lower cost of living and welcoming Portuguese people, Portugal continues to be a popular expat destination. 9 expats talk about what it's really like liv...

Expat-Portugal10 Tips for Living in Portugal

Expats in Portugal enjoy the Portuguese lifestyle, the beautiful landscapes, and the variety of places to visit and live. Find information about where to live, health care, residency visas and more as you delve into how to live well in Portugal.

Expats in Portugal enjoy the Portuguese lifestyle, the beautiful landscapes, and the variety of places to visit and live. Find information about where to live, health care, residency visas and more a...

Retiring-Abroad5 Great Places to Retire in Western Europe

We asked expats about great places to retire in Western Europe. While many Western European countries have prohibitively high living costs, there are a few areas that fit the retirement bill. These are some of the recommendations!

We asked expats about great places to retire in Western Europe. While many Western European countries have prohibitively high living costs, there are a few areas that fit the retirement bill. These ...

Expats-in-Portugal5 Best Places to Retire in Portugal

Expat retirees love Portugal for its welcoming people, gorgeous beaches, quaint towns and wonderful restaurants. In this article, we cover 5 great places to retire in Portugal.

Expat retirees love Portugal for its welcoming people, gorgeous beaches, quaint towns and wonderful restaurants. In this article, we cover 5 great places to retire in Portugal. ...

Retirement-In-CascaisAn Expat Shares What it's Like Retiring in Cascais, Portugal

Here is a wonderful, detailed report about what it's like to retire in Portugal. Written by a woman with dual US/Dutch citizenship, she has left no stone unturned!

Here is a wonderful, detailed report about what it's like to retire in Portugal. Written by a woman with dual US/Dutch citizenship, she has left no stone unturned!...

Moving-To-PortoAn Expat Talks about Moving to Porto, Portugal

An expat talks about moving to Porto, Portugal - moving costs, renting a condo, the lower cost of living in Porto and more.

An expat talks about moving to Porto, Portugal - moving costs, renting a condo, the lower cost of living in Porto and more....

Portugal Guide
Other Links
Our Story Our Team Contact Us Submit an Article Advertising Travel Warnings

Copyright 1997-2020 Burlingame Interactive, Inc.

Privacy Policy Legal