By Sarah Keane •
Published: 25 Feb 2021 • 15:37
BREAKING NEWS: Ximo Puig announces de-escalation plan for restrictions in the Valencian Community
Following an Interdepartmental meeting held on Thursday, February 25, the president of the Valencian Community Ximo Puig gave a live press conference at 3pm at which he announced the de-escalation plan beginning on Tuesday, March 2 (after midnight on Monday 1st). The major change is that the terraces of bars, restaurants and cafes may open in the provinces of Alicante, Valencia and Castellon after more than a month, and perimeter restrictions on towns and cities with more than 50,000 inhabitants will cease from Friday, March 5 (they will remain in place this coming weekend).
The six changes announced by the president are as follows:
The new restrictions will remain in place for 15 days and the committee of experts will meet again on March 9 to discuss the next steps in the de-escalation plan, including the possibility of reopening the inside of bars, restaurants and cafes. The current 10pm curfew remains in place.
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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.
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