Posted: Monday November 9 2020 11:06 AM
The six-month extension of the state of alarm is now in effect. At the end of midnight initially scheduled, it is now the autonomous communities who will decide on the curfew in their respective territories.
In this sense, the decree by which the alarm is extended until May 9 provides that the restriction to night traffic will remain in force in the terms in which it had already been applied until the autonomies determine “its modulation. , its flexibility or suspension “.
These are the regions that have already ruled on how their curfew will now be to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Many have chosen to keep it and even harden it.
The community of Madrid
Madrid announced last Friday that they would maintain the curfew for the time being. Madrid’s Minister of Health, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, stressed that “the curfew between 00:00 and 06:00 will remain in force and its continuity will be studied”, without however specifying how long this measure will remain in force.
Deputy Public Health Minister Antonio Zapatero also recommended that during curfew hours only cohabitants stay at home on Friday.
For its part, the Junta de Andalucía has brought the curfew forward to 10 p.m. and has limited non-essential activity until 6 p.m. except in Granada, where it has declared a total closure. In addition, the closure of the perimeter of the community is maintained for two additional weeks, as published by BOJA this Sunday.
On Monday, the Minister of Health and Family, Jesús Aguirre, admitted in an interview on “Canal Sur” that the Council wanted to advance the curfew even further: before 10 pm. However, he assured that the central government did not allow it.
The Official Journal of the Generalitat of Catalonia published on Monday the extension for 15 additional days of the curfew throughout Catalan territory, which prohibits going out between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., except for essential trips. .
Castile and Leon
Castilla y León extended by 14 days from this Monday the confinement of the perimeter that had operated there since October 30, as well as the curfew between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., according to the Official Journal of the region. .
The autonomous city of Ceuta is banning travel within the peninsula from Monday and, moreover, is tightening its curfew, which will now operate between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. to reduce mobility. Until now, it has been set from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. In addition, the Ceutí executive has decided to limit meetings to four people instead of six.
The autonomous city of Melilla has also extended its restrictions for an additional 15 days, including the closure of the hotel business – which extends to betting houses and museums – and the curfew, which is maintained between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. hours. 12:00 p.m. until November 23, as well as the confinement of the perimeter. In addition, the meeting limit is reduced from six to three people.
Region of Murcia
The government of Murcia, for its part, has extended the restrictions of the state of alarm by two weeks, thus maintaining the ban on driving between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m., as well as the closure of the perimeter of the region and its municipalities. , as published this Monday at BORM.
In the Basque Country, from this Saturday, the hotel industry was closed and the curfew was brought forward to 10 p.m. The new measures were published last Friday in the BOPV.