According to figures published last night, Vila do Bispo has meanwhile seen the number of infections fall to just one. Alcoutim, which also had close to zero cases, has seen infections rise to 12 after an outbreak in the border town among a group of workers installing a solar power plant.

The cities with the most cases are Faro, with 97, followed by Portimão on 72 while there are 49 infections in Loulé.