Updated: Friday, February 19, 2021 8:50 AM
Published on: 02.19.2021 08:40
The Autonomous Communities are recording more and more better data but, as the Ministry of Health warns, “we still have to be careful”. In the past 24 hours, 14,515 new cases of COVID-19 and 388 deaths have been added.
The accumulated incidence continues to drop to 320.81 cases, while last Wednesday Health reported 349. A drop that has been observed in all regions, although the case of Melilla and Madrid is followed with concern, leading with 527 and 456 cases respectively.
Regarding health pressure, it represented 1,063 hospitalized less Thursday than the day before, and the occupation of the ground floor near a point, oscillating around 13%. Despite the fact that the intensive care occupancy rate has also fallen by almost a percentage point (or 35.39%), one in three patients admitted to this unit suffers from COVID-19.
In this epidemiological context, some regional governments, such as Madrid or Castilla-La Mancha, have recommended a relaxation of their measures. But many others maintain them: we review the restrictions in each region:
Curfew at 10 p.m. from Monday January 25. If the epidemiological situation persists, on February 18, they will again postpone the curfew to 11:00 p.m., also extending the limitation to the hotel industry by one hour (from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.). Houses and private spaces with people without cohabitation are prohibited. In public spaces these meetings can be of up to four people. Basic health zones with restrictions become 55, with 14 communes completely confined. Hotel industry to close at 9:00 p.m. The government in Madrid has also increased the number of diners who can consume on bar terraces from four to six, as well as the mandatory use of the mask inside restaurants.
Curfew at 10 p.m., although it has asked the government to postpone it to 8 p.m. Shops and hotels must close at 6 p.m. Meetings of more than four people are also prohibited As of last Wednesday, 535 municipalities have been closed on the perimeter, while in 287 other non-essential activities are prohibited, these measures will be in effect for at least one more week, until February 22.
Castilla La Mancha
The junta advanced the curfew to 10 p.m., but mobility between municipalities is already allowed. Fuensalida, Torrijos and Casarrubios del Monte, in the province of Toledo, will remain with the previous restrictions due to the poor epidemiological situation. The government of Castilla-La Mancha has authorized the reopening of hotels until 9:00 p.m., with a third of the capacity, libraries, museums and archives, gymnasiums and leisure centers can be opened with a third of the capacity.
Castilla La Mancha
En esta región solo pueden abrir durante los fines de semana los comercios de productos esenciales (también se cierran los centros comerciales) .La hostelería seguirá abriendo por tramos para almuerzos y comidas.Confinamiento comarcal y toque de queda from 22:00 to 06:00 Hours.
Limitation of the perimeter of three capitals – Zaragoza, Teruel and Huesca- and the municipalities of Alcañiz, Calatayud, Cuarte de Huerva, Ejea de los Caballeros, Tarazona and Utebo. Meetings of more than four people have been banned. The curfew was brought forward to 10 p.m. : 00 hours.
Closure of the perimeter of Noreña, Gijón and Mieres Limitation of the perimeter of the entire region Curfew at 10 p.m. Meetings of a maximum of six people in private spaces and a maximum of four in the hotel trade Shops, bars and restaurants They must close at 8:00 p.m.
Shopping centers are closed on weekends and on public holidays. Limitation of meetings to a maximum of six people. The curfew is 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Castile and Leon
The latest decision of the regional government is to close terraces, children’s centers and cultural centers in municipalities that register an incidence of more than 1,500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, thus, the hotel industry is permanently closed in these areas. Stores are due to close at 6:00 p.m. The Supreme Court’s Administrative Litigation Chamber suspended the curfew at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday. Thus, it becomes at 10 p.m. However, the Council reacted to the court decision ordering the closure of the non-essential business activity at 8 p.m. The Council announced the end of the closure of the perimeter of its provinces with what, from from Saturday February 20, mobility between them will be allowed, although the closure of the perimeter of the community as a whole will be maintained.The interior of bars and restaurants is closed.
Closure of all hotels, with the exception of take-away meals or home catering Closure of shops at 6:00 p.m. excluding essential services such as food and pharmacies Closure of sports facilities with the exception of professional competition professionals State. Curfew at 10 p.m. Perimeter closure of the entire community and, on weekends and public holidays, of municipalities with more than 50,000 inhabitants. Meetings in public spaces between more than two people who do not live together are prohibited. In private spaces, this cannot be done.
Extremadura has banned mobility between municipalities, preventing entry and exit throughout the territory, with justified exceptions. The closure of hotels and non-essential stores has also been extended to cities with populations over 5,000. However, as announced this week by the regional government, hotels, businesses and sports facilities may open until curfew this Saturday if the cumulative incidence is kept below 250 cases.
In Galicia, all shops close after 6:00 p.m. (it is forbidden to be in the common areas of large shopping centers). The hotel business, on the other hand, must close completely, except those that can order at home. These measures will be in effect until February 27. Meetings between non-cohabitants are also prohibited. The curfew is at 10 p.m., while all the municipalities in the region are confined to the perimeter.
the Balearic Islands
The Balearic archipelago has banned meetings between non-cohabitants in Mallorca and Ibiza (in the rest of the islands, the maximum is six people). In addition, he ordered the closure of bars, restaurants and shopping centers and popular festivals are prohibited. Formentera is closed on the perimeter. This measure implies the restriction of entry and exit from the island of the island, with the exception of essential movements, which must be justified.
The autonomous government of the Canary Islands applies its measures according to the level of alert. However, he decreed special measures for the carnival, with which the curfew is fixed on all the islands from 10 p.m. to February 21, regardless of its level of alert and parties and festivals are prohibited. On alert level 1 and 2 islands (Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and Fuerteventura) meetings are for a maximum of six people, on level 3 islands (Gran Canaria) meetings are limited to 4 people On level 4 islands (Lanzarote and La Graciosa), only two people maximum can meet.
This autonomy limits meetings to a maximum of four people. In addition, the metropolitan area of Logroño has been closed and all non-essential activity is prohibited from 5 p.m.
Limit meetings in public spaces, indoors and outdoors, to two throughout the regional territory in the case of non-cohabitants; however, this measure provides for exceptions, such as workplaces or educational centers, children who live at a different address from one of the parents or care for the elderly and dependents Non-essential businesses must close at 8:00 p.m. Advance the closure of non-essential activities to 6:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday in eight municipalities: Yecla, Moratalla, Albudeite, Mula, Fortuna, Caravaca de la Cruz, Ricote and Jumilla. Weekends must be closed, suspend all non-essential surgeries.
Bars and restaurants close at 9:00 PM. Meetings are for a maximum of six people. In addition, in the private space, meetings should be limited to the living unit. The region has also banned smoking on the terraces.
Closure of the perimeter of all municipalities in the region. Of course, mobility will be authorized between neighboring municipalities for socio-economic and sports activities. Social gatherings are limited to a maximum of four people. Hotel and restaurant establishments must close at 8:00 p.m. The curfew is maintained at 10 p.m. and the closure of other activities at 9 p.m. Bars and restaurants in the Basque Country can reopen even if they are in areas exceeding an AI of 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. In addition, group sports activities will be prohibited.