BREAKING NEWS: Spanish Municipality Forced Back into Lockdown as Cases Surge

Breaking News In Spain

A town in Murcia, Spain has been forced back into Phase 1 of the de-escalation after a significant rise in coronavirus cases.

The emergency lockdown was ordered in Totana after 55 people tested positive after attending a late-night music event in the town last night. Police roadblocks have been set up all around the city and people who had contact with anyone from the music event are being traced.

Emergency measures mean entry and exit into the municipality of Totana is now prohibited, its day centres will be closed and visits to the residences will be restricted, while their health centres will be closed, except for care related to the pandemic.

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