By Cathy Elelman • 19 March 2020 • 17:25
SANCTIONS: Local Police in Adra had reported 43 people for not complying with the restrictions by Wednesday
CREDIT: Ayuntmiento de Adra
DOZENS of people on the Costa Almeria have now been sanctioned for violating the coronavirus state of alarm restrictions on movement.
Local Police patrolling the streets of Adra morning, noon and night had reported 43 people for not complying with the restrictions established under the Spanish government’s royal decree to contain the spread of Covid-19 by Wednesday.
In the Levante region Huercal-Overa was the municipality registering the highest number of sanctions by mid-week, with a total of 32.
There were also a significant number of offenders in Vera: 15 by Wednesday morning. Mojacar registered six, Cuevas del Almanzora three, Garrucha two and Pulpi one.
In the Almanzora Valley region meanwhile there were no reports of state of alarm violations, including in bigger towns like Albox, Olula del Rio and Macael.
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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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