When we took our afternoon walk yesterday, my neighbor and I noticed that the playground in the park was cordoned off with yellow caution tape. Sad sign that even the children are on lockdown.
Day 1. Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Lisbon, Portugal. WHO announces that the coronavirus outbreak is officially a pandemic. Trump announces travel restrictions from Europe effective Friday midnight. In Lisbon the news reached us around 2:00 AM
Six days into our trip to Portugal, on Wednesday, March 10, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, meaning that it will likely spread worldwide.