The Minister of Health, Marta Temido, announced that Portugal should reach 37,000 daily cases in the first week of January. Even so, he explains that the increase in cases continues as indicated previously.
Jorge Jesus is no longer coach of Benfica. The club’s coach and management agreed to terminate the contract this Tuesday. “I came to Benfica always thinking that I am a solution and not a problem,” said Jorge Jesus.
The president of Benfica, Rui Costa, regrets the situation that led to the departure of the coach. “This was not the outcome we were both aiming for,” said the embodied leader.
With the departure of Jesus, Nélson Veríssimo assumes the leadership of the main team of Benfica. Luís Norton de Matos, with whom the new coach of the Eagles B team, says that Veríssimo “has a profile that football lacks”.
Back to the pandemic, this Tuesday registered the highest number of new cases in Portugal, since Covid-19 arrived in Portugal. There were 17,172 new infections and 19 deaths in 24 hours.
Epidemiologist Manuel Carmo Gomes admits that the way in which the Ómicron variant has been fought may have to change, if it is confirmed that it causes less serious illness than with previous variants.
The GNR opened disciplinary proceedings against two soldiers for an accident with a patrol boat. The damages are in excess of 215,000 euros and the cause was “human error”.
In the magazine of the year, this Tuesday was the day of justice. José Sócrates was accused of six crimes, Manuel Pinho was arrested, João Rendeiro fled and Azeredo Lopes was cleared. Know everything that happened in court in 2021.
Using cards will be more expensive in 2022. Bank fees go with the arrival of the new year. DECO says that “there are no arguments for these increases”. The Portuguese Banking Association refused to respond.
About a month after the legislative changes, Rui Rio responded to António Costa. The social-democrat leader guarantees that he is negotiating with “the PS or another”, but rejects a central bloc government.