Tag: quarantine

Portugal: Lisbon Court of Appeal Rules that Health Authorities Have No “Power or Legitimacy to Deprive Anyone of Their Freedom”; Doubts Reliability of PCR Tests

Publico, a Portuguese mainstream news paper, has confirmed that the Lisbon Court of Appeal has in fact ruled that the detaining of anyone by health authorities is illegal in Portugal. The ruling came after 4 German tourists were forced to stay in their hotel rooms upon arrival in the country in August, because allegedly 1 of the tourists tested positive for COVID-19.