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- Portugal dropped most of its coronavirus restrictions on Oct. 1.
- Masks are still mandatory on Lisbon’s subway and other public transportation.
- Tourists last week thronged Lisbon’s Cais do Sodré neighborhood, a nightlife hotspot.
- ’Things are getting better, but it’s slow,’ said rickshaw taxi driver Miguel Campos, of the Covid-19 situation in Portugal.
- Paula Marques, who owns a souvenir shop in Lisbon, said her business relies on tourism and that she worries infections might rise when the weather gets colder.
- Close to 100% of people over the age of 50 have received at least one vaccine dose, according to the Portuguese government.