By Pepi Sappal • 24 June 2020 • 20:34
THE announcement comes as Spain registers almost a doubling of new cases overnight, which has raised alarms at health authorities across the country, as reported. For now Spain’s government said it is leaving regional premiers and local health authorities to deal with local outbreaks and organise local lockdowns where necessary. This has already happened in the region of Aragon, where towns in the province of Huesca have reverted back to Phase 2 de-escalation restrictions to contain the outbreak, as reported.
According to Illa, most regions now actually have the coronavirus under control and they are also “controlling local outbreaks well.” So although “the State of Alarm is a useful instrument for the government in cases of emergency, we have no intention of bringing it back,” he reiterated.
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