By Cathy Elelman •
Published: 13 Mar 2020 • 14:27
HELP: The council said the idea is “to help miminise the risks of contagion.”
CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Pulpi Facebook @ayuntamientodepulpi
PULPI council is just one of the Costa Almeria councils to announce restrictions or prohibitions on all kinds of cultural and sporting activities to try and help prevent coronavirus from spreading around the province. But the local authority has also gone one step further.
The local authority announced on its Facebook page that it is making disinfectant get available to all businesses with deal directly with the public “to help miminise the risks of contagion.”
In the same post the council reported the decision had been taken to suspend all upcoming events which would mean a large gathering of people.
These include the annual gathering of senior citizens in San Juan de los Terreros for the celebration of the ‘Dia de la Vieja’ (Old Lady Day), next Thursday March 19 and the presentation of the book by Pulpi poet Jose Haro, originally scheduled for today Friday March 13.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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