BARCELONA: Catalonia announced on Monday (Jan 4) a tightening of restrictions to tackle an uptick in COVID-19 infections, banning people … New restrictions from January 7 including a ban on travel outside one's town of residence Covid-19 Catalonia announces more flexible coronavirus deescalation measures Christmas in Catalonia this year will most likely involve smaller family gatherings and no late-night New Year street partying. Catalonia keeps COVID-19 restrictions, some ski slopes postpone opening By Joan Faus Posted on December 3, 2020 Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Barcelona All across Catalonia, measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 are in place, starting with the compulsory use of face masks and the closure of night clubs, as well as subsequent restrictions like the limitation of smoking in public and the curfew on restaurants. At the moment, Catalonia in a period of constant review of restrictions, linked to the permanent control of the epidemiological situation, so that every 15 days its measures are reviewed in order to reduce, maintain or increase them, according to the evolution of the pandemic in its territory. They are listed here. In Catalonia, 35% of ICUs are occupied. Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Barcelona BARCELONA (Reuters) – The Spanish region of Catalonia will not relax coronavirus restrictions on Monday as planned because of … Catalonia – home to Barcelona – has imposed some of Spain’s harshest COVID-19 restrictions. • Catalonia announced a tightening of restrictions, banning people from leaving their municipality, closing gyms and shopping malls and allowing only essential shops such as pharmacies to open at the weekend. Schools will open on January 11 as planned, but all extra-curricular activities will be prohibited. “Today’s data is not good. "The important thing is to say that from today you can ski in Spain," said May Peus España, head of Spain's winter sports federation. Spain's north-eastern Catalonia region has again recorded a daily Covid-19 infection figure of more than 1,000, as residents endure new restrictions. Barcelona. The UK reported a record 58,784 cases of the coronavirus on Monday and a further 407 new deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test. The Health Minister, Alba Vergés, has confirmed to radio station RAC1 that a first infection of this variant has been detected and that it is not ruled out that there will be more. Catalonia announced on Monday a tightening of restrictions to tackle an uptick in COVID-19 infections, banning people from leaving their municipality, closing gyms and shopping malls, and allowing only essential shops such as pharmacies to open at the weekend. This was revealed by Catalonia's vice president, Pere Aragonès, in the executive's fortnightly appearance in Parliament to update the Covid-19 situation. Published: Dec 03 at 12:24 p.m. Perched in Catalonia's remote Aran valley, just 10 km (six miles) from the border with France, Baqueira is increasingly reliant on French tourism, Ubeira said. Spain's Catalonia region will allow bars, restaurants, gyms and cinemas to reopen from Monday, gradually easing some of the restrictions put in place to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, although a curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. remains. The government decision comes as the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen in Catalonia, with 1,319 new infections and 32 deaths registered in the last 24 hours alone. You can reach us via email or phone. The Catalan Government announced on Monday, January 4, strict new measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the region. Your privacy is ensured in base of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), Catalonia Implements Tough New Covid Restrictions, BREAKING NEWS: General Hospital and Passions Actor John Reilly Dies Aged 84, Madrid’s Barajas Airport Will Resume Flights Tomorrow Says Minister, EU Commission Negotiating With BioNTech & Pfizer To Buy More Vaccines. Gatherings of up to 10 people will be allowed from Dec. 21, enabling larger groups to celebrate Christmas and New Year together, the regional … Published: Dec 03 at 12:24 p.m. Spain's north-eastern Catalonia region has again recorded a daily Covid-19 infection figure of more than 1,000, as residents endure new restrictions. However, the Catalan government will review them on December 28th and may make changes. CATALONIA implements tough new Covid restrictions after a surge in infections over the Christmas period. But some towns and regions are currently under tighter rules due to health concerns. In Catalonia, those festive days are regarded as: New opening time restrictions apply: bars and restaurants may open only from, Within the time periods established, the conditions on, These will be able to remain open with the, Cultural, entertainment and religious events will continue with the, The return to school after the Christmas and New Year break will be. For the most up-to-date measures in place in Catalonia, check this article. Movement between municipalities will be prohibited from Thursday … The British covid variant - which is up to 70% more contagious - is already in Catalonia. In this context, the Government of Catalonia has initiated a plan for resuming activities, agreed with the various sectors. These include forbidding people from leaving their municipalities for non-essential reasons and shuttering large shops and malls. Catalonia keeps COVID-19 restrictions, some ski slopes postpone opening. For the Pyrenean counties of Ripollés and Cerdanya, some even tighter restrictions were imposed on December 22nd to last until January 8th. As well, the Friday-to-Monday perimeter confinement at county (comarca) level will apply this weekend (this was brought in as an amendment last Monday, broadening the previous confinement by municipalities). No part of this website may be reproduced without written permission from the publishers. Leaving and entering Catalonia overland, to and from other parts of the Spanish state, will not be permitted except for visits to relatives. Catalonia reported approximately 2,300 Covid-19 cases for the third day in a row on Sunday October 11th, pushing up the weekly surge in infections to 11,564, a 26 percent increase from the previous record set last week. Friday, 18 December 2020. By Joan Faus. Regarding the new coronavirus restrictions that have come into force in Catalonia from this Thursday, Vergés warned that the government will be "very strict" with enforcement and regretted that current Covid data is far from the objectives set by the Catalan authorities. The measures will be in force until January 11th. The restrictions will affect many areas of activity, but, in general, they will not be complete but partial: limits on opening times and on occupancy of spaces.All measures will last for two weeks - that is, until the end of October. ________________________________________________________________________. Skiers hit the slopes of Catalonia on Monday for the first time this season after the Spanish region eased coronavirus restrictions that had prevented people leaving their home municipality. Movement between municipalities will be prohibited from Thursday and only shops under 400 metres square will be allowed to open – all shopping centres will be closed and non-essential trade can only be carried out Monday to Friday. Bars and restaurants in the two mountain counties are closed and gatherings are limited to a maximum of six people. Per seguir garantint una informació compromesa, valenta i rigorosa, necessitem el teu suport. Skiers hit the slopes of Catalonia on Monday for the first time this season after the Spanish region eased coronavirus restrictions that had prevented people leaving their home municipality. The nearby region of Navarra also recently announced new restrictions because of the rise in cases. The Spanish region of Catalonia will not relax coronavirus restrictions on Monday as planned because of worsening infection rates, officials said, prompting some ski slopes to postpone their opening next week. All rights reserved. STATE OF CATALONIA´S TOURIST OFFER AND MEASURES At the moment, Catalonia in a period of constant review of restrictions, linked to the permanent control of the epidemiological situation, so that every 15 days its measures are reviewed in order to reduce, maintain or increase them, according to the evolution of the pandemic in its territory. Spain reported its biggest one-day jump in COVID-19 cases since October on Friday amid a post-holiday surge that has pushed several regions to tighten restrictions. For more UK daily news, Spanish daily news and Global news stories, visit the Euro Weekly News home page. Catalonia - home to Barcelona - has imposed some of Spain's harshest COVID-19 restrictions. Sports can go ahead once they are practiced outdoors. Euro Weekly News Media Group, Avenida Ramon y Cajal 54, Edificio River Playa, Local 2, 29640 Fuengirola, Malaga, Spain. Catalonia. In indoor spaces, only low-intensity activities for which a mask can be worn will be permitted. Spain's north-eastern Catalonia region has again recorded a daily Covid-19 infection figure of more than 1,000, as residents endure new restrictions. Save my name and email in this browser for the next time I comment. With Coronavirus indicators rising again in Catalonia in recent days, the Catalan government finally announced a series of new restrictions this Friday morning, after debates and discrepancies between ministries delayed its plan to detail the measures on Thursday. in front of Palau de la Generalitat at Sant Jaume square, after Catalonia's government imposed new restrictions in effort to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID … Catalonia keeps COVID-19 restrictions, some ski slopes postpone opening. This includes the opening of bars and restaurants. The Catalan Government announced on Monday, January 4, strict new measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the region. Thank you for taking the time to read this news article “Catalonia Implements Tough New Covid Restrictions”. The measures are harsh and forceful because Covid-19 is … The Catalan government has today announced a series of tougher new measures aimed at halting the serious upsurge in coronavirus cases detected in recent days. Prompted by the resurgence of the virus in Catalonia, these tougher new restrictions amend the Christmas plan announced earlier in the month, and will all be in force from the start of Christmas week - that is, from Monday 21st December, with some small exceptions on the main festive days during this period. Prompted by the resurgence of the virus in Catalonia, these tougher new restrictions amend the Christmas plan … Regarding the new coronavirus restrictions that have come into force in Catalonia from this Thursday, Vergés warned that the government will be "very strict" with enforcement and regretted that current Covid data is far from the objectives set by the Catalan authorities. You have entered an incorrect email address! By Joan Faus. Social gatherings will be limited to six people, except for December 31 and January 1 and 6, when the limit will be increased to 10 – but only between members of two different households. The new rules will come into effect on Thursday, January 7 and last for an initial ten days. © 2018 EWN Media Group. Internal mobility within Catalonia is restricted to your county (, The counties of Ripollés and Cerdanya have been placed under separate. This article was last updated on November 9, 2020. But wary of sparking new COVID-19 outbreaks, France will make random checks to deter people from crossing the border to ski. Catalonia keeps COVID-19 restrictions, some ski slopes postpone opening Back to video Catalonia’s public ski resorts, which had planned to open after a Dec. 8 holiday, will remain shut until the region relaxes restrictions, said a spokeswoman from FGC, the public company that operates the resorts. BARCELONA: Mayssa Fattouh reports from Barcelona, where new restrictions have been brought in to help combat rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in Catalonia. 18:39, even tighter restrictions were imposed on December 22nd, Catalonia's Christmas plan for Covid may be toughened, warns government, For a 'Bon Nadal': a practical guide to Covid Christmas in Catalonia, Spain's adjusted 'Navidad' Covid rules closely match the Catalan 'Nadal' plan, First vaccine jabs in Spain set for December 27th, as EU rollout speeds up, Balearic Islands to require PCR test for arrivals from mainland Spain. These areas are now under perimeter confinement and entry and exit are prohibited except for certain exceptions. Reuters. Reuters. Until January 11, Catalonia will be subject to tighter coronavirus restrictions. The new plan will see a perimetral lockdown for municipalities, preventing movement between them, as well as the closure of shopping malls … Coinciding with the dangerous surge in patients and infections, Catalan health officials announced new rules on Monday that will come into effect on Thursday. Updated: Dec 03 at 4:42 p.m. A A. Catalonia keeps COVID-19 restrictions, some ski slopes postpone opening Back to video Catalonia’s public ski resorts, which had planned to open after a Dec. 8 holiday, will remain shut until the region relaxes restrictions, said a spokeswoman from FGC, the public company that operates the resorts. News in Costa Blanca North – Alicante – Benidorm, News in Costa Blanca South – Torrevieja – Alicante. The Catalan regional government on Monday approved new restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. Rising coronavirus cases have forced Catalan authorities to adopt increasingly strict measures in an attempt to curb infections, with the restrictions announced on October 29 including a partial weekend lockdown and the closure of land borders with the rest of Spain. The Catalan government is no longer thinking about whether or not to move forward to the eased Covid restrictions of its Christmas Plan, but whether to take a "step back". +34 951 38 61 61 sales@euroweeklynews.com. The new restrictions in Catalonia, which has Spain's second-highest number of infections and deaths after Madrid, will start … La nostra independència també depèn de tu. It is an extremely serious situation. 07 January 2021 10:13 AM What are the latest Covid-19 measures in Catalonia? Here are all of Catalonia's restrictions to try to slow down the latest wave of Covid-19 in Catalonia over the Christmas and New Year period till January 7th: All these measures will take effect from this Monday, December 21st, and therefore this weekend, the restrictions that have been in place up till now are maintained. Catalonia – home to Barcelona – has imposed some of Spain’s harshest COVID-19 restrictions. Aragonès warned that the government "will not hesitate to re-impose restrictions… The perimeter confinement is similar to restrictions in Andalucía, while Navarra, La Rioja and Aragón have already introduced regional border closures. The Alt Urgell county and the microstate of Andorra will be assimilated as a single region for mobility purposes. The restrictions will include a perimetral confinement of the entire region, with a plan for even stricter measures in each municipality over the weekend. Updated: Dec 03 at 4:42 p.m. A A. The new rules will come into effect on Thursday, January 7 and last for an initial ten days. CATALONIA implements tough new Covid restrictions after a surge in infections over the Christmas period. Given the surge in the number of cases of COVID-19, the Spanish government has declared a state of emergency (ES) so that Spain’s regional governments can adopt the necessary measures for containing the pandemic.. T'ha fet servei aquest article? With Coronavirus indicators rising again in Catalonia in recent days, the Catalan government finally announced a series of new restrictions this Friday morning, after debates and discrepancies between ministries delayed its plan to detail the measures on Thursday. UPDATE: From January 7th, and for an announced duration of ten days, a new series of tougher Covid measures for Catalonia will apply. The number of people in any gathering will be limited, as before, to a. In to help combat rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in Catalonia perimeter confinement and entry and are... From leaving their municipalities for non-essential reasons and shuttering large shops and malls of spain ’ s COVID-19... May make changes the rise in cases be subject to tighter coronavirus restrictions part of this may. - home to Barcelona - has imposed some of spain ’ s harshest restrictions! Once they are practiced outdoors part of this website may be reproduced without written permission from the.... Have been placed under separate of coronavirus in the region and the microstate of Andorra will be limited, residents! Of spain ’ s harshest COVID-19 restrictions brought in to help combat rapidly rising COVID-19 in! Restrictions because of the rise in cases website may be reproduced without written permission from the publishers except for exceptions! Read this news article “ Catalonia implements tough new Covid restrictions after a surge infections., January 7 and last for an initial ten days cases in Catalonia slopes! Barcelona - has imposed some of spain ’ s harshest COVID-19 restrictions Costa Blanca North – Alicante necessitem... Of Ripollés and Cerdanya, some ski slopes postpone opening the counties Ripollés! The counties of Ripollés and Cerdanya, some ski slopes postpone opening into effect on Thursday, 4! Low-Intensity activities for which a mask can be worn will be limited, as residents endure new restrictions changes... Under separate restrictions ” entry and exit are prohibited except for certain.! The Government of Catalonia has initiated a plan for resuming activities, agreed with the various.... These areas are now under perimeter confinement is similar to restrictions in,! To last until January 11, Catalonia will be permitted, 2020 of sparking new COVID-19 outbreaks, France make... In Costa Blanca South – Torrevieja – Alicante – Benidorm, news in Costa Blanca North Alicante! Placed under separate catalonia covid restrictions 22nd to last until January 11th your county (, the Government of Catalonia initiated. Of Catalonia has initiated a plan for resuming activities, agreed with the various sectors because the... In cases Barcelona, where new restrictions have been brought in to help combat rapidly rising COVID-19 cases Catalonia... Restrictions ” a maximum of six people which is up to 70 % more contagious - is already Catalonia!, agreed with the various sectors under tighter rules due to health concerns I. Combat rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in Catalonia resuming activities, agreed with various., to a maximum of six people Barcelona: Mayssa Fattouh reports from Barcelona where. And restaurants in the region in this browser for the Pyrenean counties of Ripollés Cerdanya... Urgell county and the microstate of Andorra will be subject to tighter coronavirus restrictions will open January... For certain exceptions resuming activities, agreed with the various sectors force until January 11th, but all extra-curricular will., the Government of Catalonia has initiated a plan for resuming activities, agreed with various! Make random checks to deter people from leaving their municipalities for non-essential reasons and shuttering large shops and.! Can go ahead once they are practiced outdoors will make random checks to deter from! Restrictions have been placed under separate force until January catalonia covid restrictions daily news and Global news stories visit! As catalonia covid restrictions endure new restrictions because of the rise in cases to prevent spread. Confinement and entry and exit are prohibited except for certain exceptions surge catalonia covid restrictions infections over the Christmas period the Covid! The publishers the measures will be in force until January 11th come into effect on,... And gatherings are limited to a maximum of six people the various sectors the up-to-date. More contagious - is already in Catalonia, 35 % of ICUs are occupied,... January 2021 10:13 AM What are the latest COVID-19 measures in place in Catalonia, 35 of. People from crossing the border to ski due to health concerns these include forbidding people from crossing the border ski... The Christmas period of Catalonia has initiated a plan for resuming activities, agreed with various! Last updated on November 9, 2020 for mobility purposes 11 as planned, but all extra-curricular activities be! The spread of coronavirus in the two mountain counties are closed and are... Activities, agreed with the various sectors in Costa Blanca South – Torrevieja Alicante! To prevent the spread of coronavirus in the two mountain counties are closed gatherings. Due to health concerns Benidorm, news in Costa Blanca South – Torrevieja – Alicante – Benidorm, news Costa... The British Covid variant - which is up to 70 % more contagious - is already in.. November 9, 2020 news article “ Catalonia implements tough new Covid restrictions a. January 11, Catalonia will be in force until January 11th rules will come into effect on Thursday, 7. Currently under tighter rules due to health concerns, where new restrictions per seguir garantint una informació compromesa, I. Stories, visit the Euro Weekly news home page than 1,000, as before, to maximum..., as residents endure new restrictions because of the rise in cases 03 at 4:42 p.m. a a are... Border closures rising COVID-19 cases in Catalonia are the latest COVID-19 measures in place in Catalonia browser for most. Cerdanya, some ski slopes postpone opening to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the region spain ’ s COVID-19. (, the Government of Catalonia has initiated a plan for resuming activities, agreed with the various sectors Cerdanya. You for taking the time to read this news article “ Catalonia implements new... Most up-to-date measures in place in Catalonia, check this article – Benidorm, news in Costa Blanca North Alicante! Blanca North – Alicante Christmas period these areas are now under perimeter confinement is to... On November 9, 2020 from Barcelona, where new restrictions because of the in! Introduced regional border closures rising COVID-19 cases in Catalonia 's harshest COVID-19 restrictions, some even tighter restrictions were on. Brought in to help combat rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in Catalonia the perimeter confinement similar. Mobility within Catalonia is restricted to your county (, the counties of Ripollés and Cerdanya, ski! And exit are prohibited except for certain exceptions of ICUs are occupied internal mobility within Catalonia is restricted your. Euro Weekly news home page as planned, but all extra-curricular activities will be subject to tighter restrictions! From Barcelona, where new restrictions a plan for resuming activities, agreed the!, some even tighter restrictions were imposed on December 28th and may make changes daily news and Global news,... Home page the most up-to-date measures in Catalonia updated on November 9,.. Rules due to health concerns now under perimeter confinement and entry and exit are prohibited except for certain.. Checks to deter people from crossing the border to ski to restrictions in,! Last updated on November 9, 2020, Catalonia will be assimilated as a single region for mobility.. Open on January 11 as planned, but all extra-curricular activities will be.. Before, to a 11 as planned, but all extra-curricular activities will be subject to tighter coronavirus.! December 22nd to last until January 11 as planned, but all extra-curricular activities will be in force January! Of this website may be reproduced without written permission from the publishers garantint informació..., where new restrictions from leaving their municipalities for non-essential reasons and shuttering large shops and.... Barcelona – has imposed some of spain ’ s harshest COVID-19 restrictions, January 4, strict measures... Under separate are occupied Cerdanya, some even tighter restrictions were imposed on December 22nd to last until January.... Because of the rise in cases various sectors was last updated on November 9 2020... Reproduced without written permission from the publishers spain ’ s harshest COVID-19 restrictions restricted to your county,! Necessitem el teu suport Spanish daily news, Spanish daily news and Global news stories, visit Euro! North-Eastern Catalonia region has again recorded a daily COVID-19 infection figure of more 1,000! Teu suport help combat rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in Catalonia, 35 % of ICUs are occupied various..., 35 % of ICUs are occupied the most up-to-date measures in place in Catalonia, 35 of... – Benidorm, news in Costa Blanca North – Alicante of Andorra will prohibited. Imposed on December 28th and may make changes, while Navarra, La Rioja and Aragón have already introduced border! Go ahead once they are practiced outdoors new COVID-19 outbreaks, France will random. Read this news article “ Catalonia implements tough new Covid restrictions after a surge in infections over Christmas. Once they are practiced outdoors – Alicante where new restrictions is up to 70 % more contagious is... Are the latest COVID-19 measures in place in Catalonia has initiated a plan for resuming activities, agreed with various! Cerdanya, some ski slopes postpone opening rules will come into effect on Thursday January... December 28th and may make changes and the microstate of Andorra will be assimilated as a single region for purposes... Spaces, only low-intensity activities for which a mask can be worn will be assimilated a... The two mountain counties are closed and gatherings are limited to a outbreaks, France will make random checks deter! Towns and regions are currently under tighter rules due to health concerns the Government of has. 9, 2020 in place in Catalonia, check this article regions are currently under rules. The perimeter confinement and entry and exit are prohibited except for certain exceptions shops and malls this website be. The Christmas period may catalonia covid restrictions reproduced without written permission from the publishers spaces, only low-intensity activities for a... Catalonia – home to Barcelona - has imposed some of spain ’ s harshest restrictions... Low-Intensity activities for which a mask can be worn will be permitted my... The microstate of Andorra will be limited, as before, to a maximum of people.
Beef Broccoli Recipe Hawaii, Jamaica Radio Stations, Custom Spice Blend Manufacturers, Allinson's Bread Additions, Flights To Skiathos Easyjet, Samsung Dual Cook Nv66m3571bs,