By Laura Taylor •
Published: 06 Jul 2020 • 15:04
Sixth Covid wave in Spain Escalates
THE latest city to go back into lockdown is A Mariña in Lugo, Galicia, which will mean restricted mobility for around 70,000 people.
The Xunta has explained that they may be the second region to be placed back into quarantine as there has been a major outbreak in the coastal province with 106 positive cases identified so far.
According to medical sources, seven have already been cured, whilst 99 remain active, and two have been hospitalised.
Starting from today, more than 70,000 residents will not be able to leave the area without a plausible reason. Bars and restaurants will be forced to close before midnight and wearing a mask will be mandatory even in outdoor spaces like the beach.
According to the Official Gazette of Galicia, these measures will last at least until July 12.
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Laura Taylor is a graduate from the University of Leeds. At university, she obtained a Bachelors in Communication and Media, as well as a Masters in International Relations. She is half British and half Spanish and resides in Malaga. Her focus when writing news typically encompasses national Spanish news and local news from the Costa del Sol.
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