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Portugal holds presidential election as Covid-19 cases spiral

IndiaTimes Saturday, 23 January 2021
Portuguese voters - largely confined to their homes due to a strict Covid-19 lockdown - will pick a new president on Sunday, but many fear going to the polls could worsen a surge in coronavirus cases and low turnout is expected.
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The record low turnout of 39.5% is believed to be due to voters avoiding the ballot boxes for fear of COVID-19.

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