";s:4:"text";s:7436:" Banksy claims Nottingham hula-hooping girl artwork, Waiting for tourists on Spain's Costa del Sol, Spain welcomes tourists back as emergency ends, the region of 7.5 million people had recorded 72,860 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 12,586 deaths, Barcelona's Sagrada Familia basilica reopens to key workers. All rights reserved. What makes a gathering a âsuperspreaderâ event? After 15 days, depending on the situation, the lockdown could be extended. The lockdown is initially for 15 days and has been ratified by a judge. Health minister Alba Vergés has said that the Catalan government "can’t rule anything out" if the current restrictions are not enough to keep the outbreak under control. For editorial and collaboration enquiries please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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", "Other Spanish regions have adopted tougher measures, like denying Covid-positive people the right to vote in the Basque Country and Galicia". Meetings of more than 10 people and weddings have also been banned, while restaurants have been told they can only do home deliveries. Spain's western Catalan city of Lleida and the rest of Segrià county was put under lockdown from midday today. But some British tourists claim they are having to resort to sleeping on beaches and booking new rooms in Europe after paying for hotels that are still closed due to coronavirus lockdown. The health department continues to remind people of the importance of hygiene measures, such as wearing face masks, maintaining safety distances and regularly washing hands. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Lockdown is lifted in the following municipalities: A Mariña (Galicia – Camino del Norte) Segria (Lleida province, Catalonia – Caminos Catalan) Santoña (Cantabria – Camino del Norte) Alfaro (La Rioja – Camino del Ebro and Catalan) Free mobility within Spain: yes, …
You can count on our support. Two weeks after Spain lifted the state of alarm and exited a 3-month lockdown, a spike in infections led Catalan authorities to put the town of Lleida and the Segrià county it is in under lockdown again, limiting the freedom of movement and preventing people from entering or leaving the area. Sara Canals, a journalist in the region, told BBC News that, according to recent figures, 21 people were being treated in hospitals and six people were in intensive care units. ‘Our customer services ‘in-resort’ team is urgently contacting Mr Fletcher to try to resolve this to his satisfaction and ensure that he can enjoy the rest of his holiday. ", "If cases go down to 30, 40 or 50, that will be good news. The regional government-imposed decision is a tightening up of existing restrictions which had been in place in the entire Segria region, which is home to around 400,000 people, for more than a week. The Segria region is said to have accounted for 190 of the total. Read about our approach to external linking. The Segrià region was put back into lockdown, meaning no-one was allowed to enter of leave, earlier this month following a spike of coronavirus cases.
Residents were informed of the lockdown around an hour before the confinement which is due to come into effect at 12 p.m. local time (1000GMT). And many Britons have now started to make the trip to warmer climates after the UK government opened dozens of ‘air corridors’ to countries, including Spain. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign up for the FREE Weekly Newsletter from Spain in English. Two more deaths and 400 new cases were reported, with 155 of the new infections detected in Lleida alone. The country has been reopening its borders to other EU states, as well as the UK, in anticipation of summer holiday traffic. VideoRobot dolphins and a skeleton worth millions, Queues in China for experimental Covid-19 vaccine. Catalonia is one of the Spanish regions worst affected by coronavirus. The judge further argues that home confinement is not justified as the exact location of other outbreaks is not stated in the Catalan government resolution, nor does it provide concrete figures on the state of community transmission. "We are taking a step back to protect ourselves and control the outbreak," he said. President Torra took the decision after meeting his ministers and civil defence officials. Currently, businesses can continue to operate, and people are allowed to leave their homes.