By Sarah Keane • 06 November 2020 • 11:27
Andalucía considers a 7pm curfew in an attempt to avoid total lockdown
The Junta de Andalucía is considering advancing the start of the curfew from eleven at night to seven in the evening; if enforced, the measure will begin on Monday, November 9. President of the board, Juanma Moreno wants to minimize as much as possible the economic impact of another confinement.
According to the BOE published by the Government on November 4, the Andalucían government can decide on its own measures as of Monday, and several options will be considered when the Pandemic Committee meets on Sunday, November 8 at 12:30.
Moreno is committed in any case to advancing the closing time of bars and commercial establishments if the curfew is not extended. The key to this measure, he says, is that 70% of economic activity takes place between 7 am and 3 pm, so that time would be shielded from a possible closure.
The Andalucían Government is in favour of not treating all provinces the same and establishing the closing hours of shops and bars according to regions.
Moreno is adamant that he wants to avoid home confinement at all costs, but has asked the government to make a decision one way or another, because he believes that if we are going to be locked down it is better to do it as soon as possible so as to save the Christmas campaign.
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Former teacher and health services manager with a Degree in English, Sarah moved to Spain from Southern Ireland with her husband, who runs his own car rental business, in 2019. She is now enjoying a completely different pace and quality of life on the Costa Blanca South, with wonderful Spanish and expat friends in Cabo Roig. Sarah began working with Euro Weekly News in 2020 and loves nothing more than bringing all the latest national and international news to her local community.
The test for covid was not designed to test for viruses, why is the government so hell bent on locking everybody down with a test that has been proven to be so inaccurate with false positive results. These medical advisers need to be asked can they prove beyond dealt to the people and scientists who are saying the test is not accurate. This madness really needs to stop before we pass the point of no return.
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