The parliament of Portugal passes legislation to legalize euthanasia.
Portugal reports a record 122 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide death toll to 7,925.
The Portuguese Assembly of the Republic approves a 15-day extension of the state of emergency beginning November 24 in order to allow a continuation of measures aimed to stop the spread of COVID-19. The current state of emergency will expire on November 23.
Prime Minister Antonio Costa announces that Portugal will impose a localized nighttime curfew from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., in 121 municipalities across the country, affecting 70% of the population, beginning tomorrow. People will also be prevented from leaving their homes between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Portugal reports 963 new daily cases, bringing the cumulative total to 78,247 confirmed cases and 1,995 deaths. Ever since the end of national lockdown in May, this has been the seventh time that the country has registered some record increases in new cases, with all other six records occurring during the month of September.
Wildfires in central Portugal kill at least 24 people and several firefighters are among 20 injured. The death toll so far is the largest due to a wildfire in Portugal since 1966.
A raging wildfire destroys dozens of homes and prompts the evacuation of more than 400 people from Portugal's Madeira island as flames spread near the island's capital, Funchal. Regional President Miguel Albuquerque says one person had suffered serious burns and scores of others had needed treatment for the effects of smoke. Flights have also been disrupted at Madeira Airport due to smoke.
Exit polls show Portugal’s center-right government, in its first contest since tough austerity measures were launched to combat a debt crisis, is headed for victory, but, could lose its majority in parliament.
Portuguese authorities charge Luiz Felipe Scolari, the coach of the Brazil national football team, with tax fraud allegedly carried out when he was the coach of Portugal.
The European Union aims to complete Portugal's bailout of approximately €80 billion in exchange for cuts before a new government is elected in June, with the previous government having fallen at the loss of a parliamentary vote on imposing similar austerity measures.