Portugal's COVID-19 cases pass 100,000

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Portugal's coronavirus cases passed 100,000 on Monday, with nearly 2,000 new infections in the past 24 hours, days after tough new measures to contain...
LISBON (Reuters) - the disease came into force.

"Everyone's tiredness is legitimate but it cannot legitimise failure," the secretary of state for health, Antonio Sales, told a news conference. "We continue to depend on each other - and our success is the success of Portugal."

The nation of just over 10 million people initially won praise for its quick response to the pandemic.

It has recorded a comparatively low 101,860 confirmed coronavirus cases and 2,198 deaths.

But, like in most European countries, infections have risen again. On Friday, Portugal hit…
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