The people of Spain from 2 may allowed to go for walks and play sports on the street as part of the phased plan of the government to ease the restrictive measures taken in the country due to the pandemic coronavirus.

To avoid large concentrations of people, the Ministry of health of Spain has established temporary restrictions to the inhabitants for a walk. So, from 06.00 to 10.00 and from 20.00 to 23.00 permitted sports on the street and walk adults and adolescents over 14 years. From 10.00 to 12.00 and from 19.00 to 20.00 is allowed to go outside the elderly over 70 years of age and persons who, because of health condition are unable to walk independently. From 12.00 to 19.00 allowed a walk with the children up to 14 years, reports TASS.

Sports in the street is allowed to do once a day alone within the settlement where people live. To use the car or public transport to go out of the house and exercise, impossible. Adults are allowed to walk together with those who live in one apartment, within a radius of 1 km from the residence. The authorities insist on keeping a safe distance and advised to wear protective masks. With a minor under 14 years you can go for a walk only once a day, they should refrain from playing with other children.

In addition to sports and walks, the Spaniards can go to the grocery store, the pharmacy, the hospital, to work, if it is not possible to do this remotely. To meet friends or even relatives is impossible. It is expected that the new easing of restrictive measures will be introduced on may 4th.

For nearly 50 days to go for walks or exercise in the street adult population in Spain was banned. Children up to 14 years from April 26, was allowed to walk once a day accompanied by one adult.

Since mid-March in Spain there is a high alert to curb the spread of the coronavirus. This measure made it possible to restrict the movement of residents throughout the country. Were closed cafes, bars, restaurants, educational institutions, entertainment facilities, gyms, whose activities are still suspended. For violation of the measures was the imposition of substantial fines.

On 28 April the Spanish government presented a plan for the phased easing of restrictive measures. Speed restrictions may be different in different regions of the country depending on the situation.

Since the beginning of the spread of infection in Spain revealed more than 215,2 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus, 24 824 patients have died, 114 678 recovered.

Earlier, the who warned against a too rapid lifting restrictions on the coronavirus as the early lifting of the measures could trigger a return of the epidemic.