By Cathy Elelman • 01 May 2020 • 15:27
EXEMPT: Bedar is one of many Almeria localities with less than 5,000 inhabitants
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ALLOTTED time slots for outdoor walks and exercise according to age do not apply to a majority of Almeria’s municipalities.
The lockdown relaxation allowing adults as well as children to go out for an hour’s walk or for exercise like running or cycling comes into force tomorrow, Saturday. The Spanish government has set out specific times for people, depending on how old they are.
Adults have from 6am to 10am and from 8pm to 11pm. Outings with children, which have been allowed since last Sunday, must now be between 12pm and 7pm.
The time slots for the over-70’s and people who need to go out with a caregiver are 10am to 12pm and 7pm to 8pm.
Apart, that is, from in localities with less than 5,000 inhabitants.
In Almeria Province, 82 out of its 103 municipalities fall into this category, including several with sizeable expat populations.
They include Antas, Arboleas, Bedar, Cantoria, Los Gallardos, Lubrin, Oria, Partaloa, Taberno, Turre and Zurgena.
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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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