Coronavirus : 14 new common reconfinées in Spain - The Point

Spain has common borders with new a part of its population. From midnight on Monday, the approximately 70 000 residents of 14 towns in the county of A Mariña, i

Coronavirus : 14 new common reconfinées in Spain - The Point

Spain has common borders with new a part of its population. From midnight on Monday, the approximately 70 000 residents of 14 towns in the county of A Mariña, in Galicia, in the north-west of the country, will be subject to new measures of containment. Due to an increase of infections with the novel coronavirus, they will not be able to get out of the zone, gathering more than 10 people, and the capacity of the enclosed areas will be revised downward, according to the health authorities.

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Two weeks after the lifting of the containment severe imposed on the country, it is the second geographic area to back. Saturday was reconfinée an area around the city of Lerida, in Catalonia, with more than 200 000 inhabitants. "Currently, we have 106 positive cases, which represents an increase of 21 cases from yesterday," explained the responsible regional health, Jesus Vazquez, during a press conference at the hospital of Lugo, the capital of the province affected by the confinement.

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More than 28, 000 deaths in Spain

" There is a need to isolate us to avoid an exponential increase in the number of cases ", he added. These measures were decided for at least five days, after which the situation will be reevaluated. Spain is one of the countries most affected by the pandemic of novel coronavirus, responsible for at least 28 385 dead on his floor. But the authorities believe they have managed to control the contagion, after the severe containment of more than three months for the whole population, lifted on the 21st of June. They monitor, however, nearly 50 households of contamination that have sprung up around the country.

Updated Date: 05 July 2020, 10:33

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