The Department of Public Administrations and Modernization of the Balearic government reported this Friday that the Government has cprovisionally mistaken a restaurant establishment in Formentera for keeping active five workers who had to be in isolation due to coronavirus.
In a press release, the Ministry has explained that the premises will remain closed until the property makes the Relevant disinfection and ensure that staff are COVID-19 negative and the quarantine period has ended. It is the first measure of this type that they dictate in the Balearic Islands.
The inspection has come after last Wednesday two positive cases of covid-19 were detected among the establishment’s staff and the isolation protocol of their close contacts was activated, five of these people who had to remain in quarantine while waiting for results have been identified while working in the inspected establishment.
The penalties for skipping the quarantine can reach 600,000 euros when there are very serious infractions.
201 minutes in a month
This action is part of the joint inspection campaign to monitor compliance with the prevention regulations derived from the covid-19 pandemic. The teams made up of inspectors from the Community and the island councils and by agents from the different bodies and security forces (National Police, Civil Guard and local police) have already carried out a total of 337 inspections in the first month of operation. from which 201 minutes have been derived.
By islands, the first month of operation of the operations has resulted in 144 inspections carried out in Mallorca, of which 115 records have been drawn; in Menorca, 39 inspections and 28 minutes; in Ibiza, 131 inspections and 42 minutes, and in Formentera, 23 inspections and 16 possible recorded infractions.