Tributes flood in for mayor who lost battle against Covid-19

Tributes have flooded in for António Almeida Henriques, the the late mayor of Viseu who died on Sunday morning after a month-long battle with Covid-19 (click here). Politicians from all quarters have honoured his memory. President Marcelo has lamented the passing of “a good man”. The funeral goes ahead today under strict Covid protocol, but because so many people want to pay their respects, the hearse carrying his coffin is due to pass through the main streets of Viseu on the way to the cemetery. The municipality of Viseu has declared three days of mourning.