The Autonomous Communities continue to take restrictive measures in the face of the increase in Covid-19 cases. Galicia, La Rioja, Navarra, Cantabria, Region of Murcia and Extremadura announced this Wednesday new restrictions that include advancing the curfew and the closing hours of the hotel industry, among other measures.
The president of Andalusia, Juanma Moreno, has again said that the central government should be thinking about a total confinement in Spain.
Andalusia has announced that from this Friday it will take tougher measures on mobility within the community and economic activity. In addition, Juanma Moreno has said that the central Executive “should be thinking about whether to take” a measure such as total confinement in Spain. Currently, the curfew has been brought forward to 10 p.m., there is a border closure of the region and the hotel industry closes at 6 p.m.
Aragon continues with the border closure, both at the regional and provincial level. The curfew is between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m., and all non-essential activities must close at 8 p.m. and, in hospitality, the capacity is limited to 30 percent indoors and 50 percent on terraces.
Here, the closure of the hospitality and commercial businesses will be brought forward to 8:00 p.m. from Thursday, when the restriction on night mobility will also be extended from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and the council of Grado will close its border. The Autonomous Community remains confined.
The Balearic Executive has decreed the closure of bars, restaurants, department stores and gyms for two weeks, and the curfew is between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. In addition, social gatherings have been limited to the same family group.
Canarias maintains perimeter confinement, although it is not applicable to passengers who undergo a health check. In addition, there is perimeter confinement in Tenerife due to the increase in cases. The curfew is between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. in Tenerife, between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. in Gran Canaria, La Gomera and Lanzarote, and between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m. in the rest of the islands.
CASTILLA AND LEÓN
From Wednesday the closure of the interior of bars and restaurants, shopping centres, gyms and establishments and gambling establishments throughout Castilla y León will be applied. In addition, the perimeter closure of the entire community is in force and the curfew is between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
CASTILLA LA MANCHA
Castilla-La Mancha also remains confined with its border closed and there is a restriction on mobility in five municipalities of Ciudad Real, where the curfew is between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m., while in the rest of the Castilian-Manchego territory it is between 12 a.m. and 6:00 am.
Cantabria has decided to close its shopping centres during weekends and holidays and reduce the capacity in establishments and cultural and work areas. Currently, the region is confined, the curfew is between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. and a maximum of six people can meet. There are also measures in force in the hospitality industry.
The Generalitat of Catalonia has asked the Central Executive to introduce compulsory telework to reduce mobility. At present, there is a perimeter and municipal confinement in Catalonia and the curfew is between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. With regard to trade measures, those with an area of up to 400 square meters are allowed to open at 30% of their capacity, and on weekends only those establishments with essential products may open.
Extremadura will isolate all its municipalities closing their perimeters starting at 00:00 this Thursday and will close the hospitality and non-essential commerce in all towns with more than 5,000 inhabitants, regardless of their incidence, until next Wednesday. Currently, the region is not confined, the curfew is between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. and only a maximum of six people can meet.
The Basque Country maintains the perimeter closure of the region, the curfew is between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., and limits social groups to a maximum of six people. In addition, it will close perimeter the municipalities that are in the red zone and its three historical territories: Vizcaya, Guipúzcoa and Álava.
The Xunta announced this Wednesday that, as of Friday, the seven Galician cities will be closed to mobility, the curfew is brought forward to 10 p.m. and shops must close at 9.30 p.m. In addition, the maximum number of people that can meet is 4 and the activity of the hotel industry is limited in Santiago, A Coruña and Ourense until 6:00 p.m., while in the Galician capital only the terraces will be able to open.
Given the increase in cases, La Rioja has approved the closure of the Logroño metropolitan area from 00:00 this Saturday and prohibits any non-essential movement from 5:00 p.m. throughout the region. In addition, the Riojan community maintains the perimeter closure until January 31, the curfew at 10 pm and prohibits meetings of more than four people.
The Community of Madrid ended its perimeter closure a week ago and has not decreed it again, although it maintains the curfew between 00:00 and 6:00 and the maximum number of people that can meet is six. In addition, mobility is restricted in a total of 41 basic health areas and 14 localities, measures that affect 1.2 million people in Madrid.
The Murcian Government has stopped all family, social and recreational gatherings between people who do not live together and will be active for a period of 14 days from today, Thursday. There is also perimeter confinement in 36 municipalities, among which are Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca. In addition, the closure of the region continues until the 20 January. The curfew has been brought forward to 10pm
Navarra has adopted new measures from Wednesday that will come into force on Friday and that require the closure of the hotel business at 9:00 p.m. and the prohibition of smoking on the terraces. Furthermore, the provincial community continues to be closed on the border, with a curfew between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m., and the maximum number of people that can meet is 6.
The Valencian Community maintains the border closure of the region and the night curfew at 10 pm. In addition, 26 municipalities also have a perimeter closure. The hospitality industry must close at 5:00 p.m., at the tables there may not be more than four people and the maximum number of people in social gatherings will continue to be six.
CEUTA AND MELILLA
Ceuta and Melilla have also extended their respective perimeter closures. Both maintain the curfew from 10 pm to 6 am and Ceuta cuts to four the number of people who can meet. In addition, non-essential activity closes at 7:00 p.m.