Stricter measures for second Malaga municipality

STRICTER measures for second Malaga municipality as Cuevas de San Marcos is put under restrictions.

The new measures, which were published in the Junta de Andalucía (BOJA), will come into effect in Cuevas de San Marcos on Friday, October 23 at 8am. This will be the second Malaga municipality to come under stricter measures. The restrictions will remain in place for 14 days.

The restrictions will limit the capacity of bars and restaurants to 50 per cent, both indoors and outdoors, and customers are not permitted to sit at the bar. Tables or groups of tables shall keep a distance of at least 1.5 metres and the maximum occupancy shall be six persons per table. Closing hours will be at 10pm except for home delivery services; these measures also apply to establishments with gambling and betting activities.

All social clubs, parks and playgrounds are closed. Other commercial premises cannot exceed 50 per cent capacity and must also close at 10pm; this is with the exception of medical, pharmaceutical, veterinary, fuel and other establishments considered essential.

A maximum of 15 people outdoors or ten indoors is permitted at a funeral. For weddings and other similar services, the maximum number is 30.

Markets will also be closed; however sport may be practiced at 50 per cent capacity.


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