PHOTOS Portuguese president declares 15-day state of emergency to combat coronavirus

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Portuguese president declares 15-day state of emergency to combat coronavirus

Xinhua

08:48, March 19, 2020

A TV screen shows Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa delivering a televised national speech, in Lisbon, Portugal, on March 18, 2020. Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa declared on Wednesday in a televised national speech a "state of emergency" in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19. (Photos: Xinhua)

A screen in a restaurant shows Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa delivering a televised national speech, in Lisbon, Portugal, on March 18, 2020. Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa declared on Wednesday in a televised national speech a "state of emergency" in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19.

A screen in a restaurant shows Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa delivering a televised national speech, in Lisbon, Portugal, on March 18, 2020. Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa declared on Wednesday in a televised national speech a "state of emergency" in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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