In the country removed restrictions on movement between provinces and Autonomous communities, open border with Schengen States.
MADRID, June 21. /TASS/. Action alert, introduced in Spain in mid-March due pandemic coronavirus, ends on Sunday. This measure allowed the government to restrict the movement of people across the country, except in cases of extreme necessity.
the introduction of the regime was approved by the Council of Ministers on 14 March. For its prolongation would have required the consent of the Congress of deputies (lower house of Parliament). Parliament six times you could renew the measure. The Spanish government has introduced the mode of increased readiness the second time in the history of the country. The last time this happened in 2010 during a strike of air traffic controllers.
Now, in the country removed restrictions on movement between provinces and Autonomous communities. Follow-up in order to prevent the spread of infection passes to the competence of regional authorities. Despite the termination of the regime, the Ministry of health of Spain encouraged the residents to take the time to travel around the country, if we are not talking about cases of extreme necessity.
in addition, the resurrection of the Iberian Kingdom opens the borders with the Schengen States. Thus arriving in Spain, foreigners no longer have to comply with mandatory two-week quarantine. An exception is made for Portugal, with which Kingdom will open the border only on 1 July. From 15 June for the Balearic Islands as part of a pilot program for the opening of safe travel corridors have already begun to arrive the first guests from Germany.
As stated in the Ministry of health of Spain, arriving in the Kingdom due milestone will have to wait three: inspection of documents, temperature control and visual inspection.
Authorities had previously announced that even after the completion of the action alert residents of the country will have to continue to wear protective masks in public places if it is not possible to keep the distance of 1.5 m. For failure to comply with this rule face fines up to €100. According to local media for the duration of the regime for the violation of restrictive measures was delayed more than 9 thousand people.
After the introduction of high alert in Spain was closed all cafes, restaurants, gyms, museums, hotels, entertainment, schools. Measures taken to curb the spread of infection, had an extremely negative impact on the economy of the country. The government of Spain expressed the opinion that GDP will decline this year by 9.2%, and the unemployment rate can reach 19%. According to some estimates, the sector TuriZMA will incur this year to direct and indirect damages in the amount of €92.5 billion
on 28 April the government presented a plan for the phased easing of restrictive measures, which included four phases from the zero to the third. The power of the Kingdom was initially warned that mitigating measures can be different rates depending on the situation in a particular region or province.
depending on the phase gradually allowed to resume activities cafes, hotels, museums and other institutions and agencies. In addition, it was allowed to meet with relatives and friends living in the same province, play sports on the street.
By the end of the regime a large part of the population was on the last stage. The Autonomous community of Madrid, which is stronger than other regions of Spain have suffered due pandemic, to June 21, did not have time to go to this phase.
Although there is a “new normal” — that is, the Spanish authorities referred to as life after completion of high alert — not all restrictions will be lifted. Now measure across the various administrations of the country will be governed by regional authorities. So, the community upheld certain limits on the capacity of entertainment venues, beaches, museums, theatres.
the First case of infection with coronavirus in Spain was recorded on 31 January, the number of infections started to rise sharply after the detection of a local outbreak in Italy. Since the beginning of the spread of infection in the Kingdom there are about 246 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus, more than 28.3 thousand patients died.
the Outbreak of a coronavirus-induced disease was recorded in late 2019, in Central China, has spread to most countries of the world and March 11 was recognized by the world health organization pandemic. Since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus in the world has infected more than 8.6 million people, about 460 thousand died.