The technical committee of the Catalonia Civil Protection Plan (Procicat) has announced the closure of all discotheques, dance halls and nightclubs to members of the public to “stop the transmission of the Covid-19”.
All Musical activities with dance floors have also been suspended as have 24-hour gambling venues, casinos and bingo halls in the Catalan community, the Ministry of Health of the Generaliat reported in a statement.
In addition, in municipalities with restrictive measures to contain coronavirus outbreaks, 24-hour restaurants, bars, terraces, beach bars and music bars have also been closed.
After several outbreaks of Covid-19 in many areas across Spain over the last week, nightlife has become the focus of attention and many other Health Authorities in all regions have started shutting down or limiting activities.
The duration of the measures has initially been set at 15 days from this Saturday.
The mobility restrictions established by the Government in Lleida, Alcarràs, Aitona, Granja d’Escarp, Seròs, Soses and Torres de Segre (Lleida) will also continue in force.