New Lockdown: 70,000 people in the North-West of Spain due to Corona on lockdown

In the North-West of Spain, has been imposed after a new Corona eruption for 70,000 people again with a curfew. The authorities ordered on Sunday the closure of

New Lockdown: 70,000 people in the North-West of Spain due to Corona on lockdown

In the North-West of Spain, has been imposed after a new Corona eruption for 70,000 people again with a curfew. The authorities ordered on Sunday the closure of 14 towns in the region of La Mariña, in the coastal region of Galicia for at least five days. In addition, meetings of more than ten people were prohibited. imago images/ZUMA Wire

"Currently, we have 106 positive cases, which represents an increase of 21 cases since yesterday," said the health officials Jesús Vázquez in the capital of the province of Lugo. It will be deemed as "necessary" to tighten the restrictions again. "We need to isolate in order to avoid an exponential increase in the number of cases," he added. After five days, the situation should be re-evaluated.

It is the second Region for the weekend again restrictions have been arranged. For an area around the city of Lerida in North-Eastern Catalonia, with more than 200,000 inhabitants already on Saturday, new measures have been decided.

Spain was one of the worst of the Corona-pandemic-affected countries in Europe. At least 28.385 died of the Coronavirus-induced lung disease Covid-19, more than 250,000 infections were registered. The strict country-wide mitigation measures at 21. June, after more than three months have been cancelled, the authorities are monitoring about 50 new outbreaks.

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Updated Date: 05 July 2020, 15:26

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