Eight out of ten already advocated nighttime closure before the onslaught of the mayors of the Porto Metropolitan Area.
It is not unanimous, but it is enlightening: eight out of ten Portuguese (81%) defend the imposition of a curfew, according to an Aximage survey for JN and TSF. On the contrary, those who defend a new confinement are now in the minority (39%). Opposition to a generalized closure similar to that of the first wave of the pandemic is greatest among respondents aged 65 or over (61%).
The possibility of imposing a curfew during the night gained momentum at the start of this week, particularly among some of the mayors of the Porto Metropolitan Area. But it is not this recent adhesion that explains the Portuguese inclination, since Aximage’s fieldwork took place even before (October 22 to 26) of the most dramatic appeals.
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