Spain takes the first steps towards a return to normal life. Residents are allowed to walk and practice sports outside, began to open small shops, workshops, hairdresser’s, although to work they are allowed by appointment only and in strict observance of sanitary norms. The number of daily cases of infection is not calculated in thousands, rather hundreds, the number of deaths from COVID-19 is reduced. About what is happening in the country today, the correspondent of “RIA Novosti” in Madrid Elena Shesternina — specially for “Kommersant”.Holiday and issymbol that the situation in Spain has improved, becoming the temporary closure of the hospital in Madrid’s exhibition center Ifema. The last patients were discharged from there a few days ago — and solemnly, with the participation of top officials of the capital region, including the mayor of Madrid Jose Luis Martinez-Almeida and President of the government of the community of Madrid Isabel díaz Also. Applause, hugs and smiles — all of this was broadcasted live on Spanish TV. The hospital deployed in two pavilions of the exhibition centre in late March, and during this time took almost 4 thousand of patients and has become a real salvation in a time when Metropolitan hospital was not easy on the limit, but beyond their capabilities.However, the holiday is immediately turned into a scandal: the opposition and a number of community organizations called the actions of the Madrid government PR, and the representative of the government of Spain in the Autonomous community of Madrid, drew attention to the huge number of people attending the event, and the embrace of its participants, filed a request to law enforcement agencies. It is demanded to inspect whether violated the provisions of the decree on introduction of high alert mode. Since the epidemic began contracted 43 thousand health workers, killed more than 40.Prosecutors filed over a hundred criminal cases in connection with the deaths of residents of nursing homes, the lawsuits served mostly relatives. As defendants acts guide nursing homes and health services regions. Data on how many elderly people in these centers were victims of the epidemic, the government has still not provided. According to the statistics of the regional authorities, these victims are more than 17 thousand On many Windows and balconies of Madrid hung flags with a picture of them a black mourning ribbon. Since the beginning of the epidemic in the country killed more than 25 thousand people.New realhosting to the streets of Madrid returned as suddenly as it had frozen in mid-March. At the end of April Pedro Sanchez said: the authorities have developed a plan of four steps, and if the epidemiological situation will develop as it is now, and rollback does not happen, then Spain will return to itsfamiliar, as by the end of June. The power process dubbed “de-escalation”, and the final result is even more strange is the phrase “return to a new normal life.”Prior to the submission of the “plan on a phased de-escalation” children under 14 years old allowed to walk with their parents. A week later, to walk and engage in air of an individual sport allowed all Spaniards. It introduced strict rules and schedules for different age groups. Some of these rules raise questions. For example, walking can be capped accompanied by a person with whom you live, not further than a kilometer from the house, and once a day. While exercise is possible only in solitude and in your municipality. And what about those who have children and who wants to run? If he can go out twice? Or, for example, walking with children — a maximum of three — may be only one parent for one hour and one kilometer from the house. But what if four children? And why you can’t go out to get the two parents to be able to keep track of the kids?The main newsmaker on the topic of coronavirus, Director of the coordinating center of alerts and emergencies, Ministry of health Fernando Simon called for “sanity” in the interpretation of the orders of the government: “All this is done in order to catch people for violations, and to control the spread of the virus. No one is trying to catch someone to be fined”. Whatever it was, but for the first three days of easing of the quarantine only in Madrid were issued 4.3 thousand in fines. Bridge in Madrid, Toledo and the neighbouring streets along the road crowded to keep a distance of two meters is difficult, especially after eight in the evening, when allowed to walk everyone who is without children and who are younger than 70 years. The reason is obvious: located next to a huge Park is closed. Madrid authorities decided that control “unauthorized fees” large companies in the Park much more difficult than along the roadway. At the Park itself, however, drive police cars and catch violators.Photo: Elena Shesternina, Kommersantdaily machine stands and near to the protective tape at the entrance. Police stopped the man and cautioned that he is walking with a child at an inopportune time. “We understand that the schedule is not very good, but those are now the rules,” justified the police in response to the arguments of men that walk with a baby before he can’t, because it works, and his mother, with whom they live, is not allowed by age.Other offenders — young people at the three or four people, obviously not living together, the police do not touch. Apparently, to get a penalty, it is necessary to collect a large number of friends and beer — several de��Atkov such companies over the last few days were dispersed by law enforcement agencies in the capital. Each faces a fine of around €1 thousand As работать4 may, according to the government, were able to open small shops, workshops, Barber shops. Accept customers by appointment only. Restaurants and cafes are allowed to sell take-away food. Prescribed disinfecting the room twice a day, wearing themselves and give clients the mask, if you can not observe the distance of two meters, to provide antiseptic for the hands, to put a special garbage bin which you can open with the foot pedal. Employees are required daily to wash their work clothes, visitors can use the toilets “only in extreme cases”, the fitting — if we are talking about clothing stores — should be disinfected after each client. But if he tried on and bought clothes or shoes — and them too.Many of the requirements of sanitary safety struck so suddenly that many owners were not prepared to receive visitors, and the first day of the vast majority of shops, hairdressers, food shops and restaurants in Madrid remained closed. “We will start to work more or less normally with only 11 of may. Can you burn”— on the phone Pilar, the owner of a hair salon. “I ordered — and the masks, and gloves, and a transparent protective panel. But nothing brought, I hope, in the near future will bring,” she explains. “All this will be difficult,” admits Pilar.The owner of the pharmacy Guillermo their problems — he needs to wipe their glasses after every fitting. He ordered a special apparatus for disinfection, but it has not brought, and when will bring, is unknown. On the question of whether the premises disinfected as necessary under the new rules, Guillermo says: “My as often as I can, but twice a day is unrealistic. It is impossible all these rules to follow”. The optics in the days of quarantine it is not closed (these stores were in the “white list”, which defendants were allowed to continue to work), but still customers were extremely small, so that revenue has fallen sharply.The bartender nearby cafes admits that in the days of quarantine, he earned a day only for €100-150. To avoid a full closure was possible only because in the same building is a grocery store. Along the bar hangs a paper — “a measure of sanitary safety”. To put glass the owner did not, solving the problem a cheaper way. An elderly woman who came for coffee is clearly at an inopportune time (according to the law, seniors can take to the streets only from 10:00 to 12:00 and from 19:00 to 20:00) asks whether to drink it on the terrace. Enables the waiter to do it. Although the law allowed only on “the first stage of de-escalation”, to which Madrid will reach at best may 11. If the epidemiological situation during this time will not deteriorate.
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