- The Authorities postpones the announcement of the restrictions till tomorrow as a consequence of lack of settlement
- Part of the Executiu places on the desk the closing of bars. And, to maintain them open, it requires that Inside confirm that prevention measures should not violated,
- Vergés explains that he’ll solely set free of the territory at Christmas to see kin
The federal government re-study the closure of bars and eating places in Catalonia, in addition to the limitation to 6 individuals of Christmas meals, as confirmed by sources from the Catalan Govt to EL PERIÓDICO. After a complete afternoon of conferences by which it was deliberate to succeed in an settlement, the Authorities has determined to postpone the announcement of the new restrictions, Because of the lack of knowledge within the scope of the measures between the 2 foremost companions, as introduced by TV-3 and confirmed by this newspaper.
Within the negotiation, Salut and a part of the Authorities have put the closing of bars on the desk. And, to maintain them open, they demand that Inside confirm that prevention measures should not violated, as this newspaper has discovered. Many bars and eating places don’t respect the allowed capability (30% indoors), the gap between tables (which should be two meters), the utmost variety of individuals (4) or using a masks by diners when it isn’t being consumed. All this whereas the symptoms of the covid-19 pandemic proceed to develop: this Thursday 2,269 new infections and 30 deaths have been reported. And the copy fee, which signifies the enlargement of the virus, has risen once more and has been positioned at 1.34. Because the danger of regrowth, which has been positioned at 275 factors.
The lodge and restaurant trade, in addition to the mobility of the inhabitants, are within the highlight. The whole lot signifies that the measures that might be offered tomorrow, no matter their magnitude, will go there. Some well being specialists ask that the capability of bars be decreased and that consumption be allowed solely on terraces. The president of the Col.legi de Metges de Barcelona (COMB), Jaume Padrós, went additional and yesterday straight demanded to shut them. The 4 foremost hospitals in Barcelona have warned that “sacrifices” must be made this Christmas to keep away from a 3rd deadly wave.
In the meanwhile, what is understood to this point is that Catalonia will keep its perimeter confinement throughout Christmas as a result of it won’t advance one stage within the de-escalation, because the epidemiological state of affairs of covid-19 has been getting worse for days. This was confirmed this Thursday morning at a press convention from the Hospital Parc Taulí de Sabadell the ‘councilor’ of Well being, Alba Vergés. Vergés has not wished to advance what would be the new restrictions that may come into drive within the territory “as quickly as doable”, after yesterday he acknowledged that “we must return sure or sure.” It was anticipated that within the afternoon the ‘vice chairman’, Pere Aragonés, and the Authorities spokesperson, Meritxell Budó, would announce new restrictions, Nevertheless it has not been that means.
“The perimeter confinement of Catalonia might be maintained at Christmas as a result of we didn’t cross the part, and it’s a measure that’s already being taken in different territories [de España]”stated Vergés. However then he added:” There’s a clear exception: journeys made to see kin. ”
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If the epidemiological state of affairs had been good, Catalonia would attain December 21 in part 3 of the de-escalation, which it contemplated the cancellation of the perimeter confinement. However it’s nonetheless in 1 and the Catalan Govt foresees tighten restrictions earlier than the weekend. Even so, the brand new measures, no matter they could be, won’t cancel the county confinement which, for the primary time, comes into drive this Friday at 6 within the morning. Earlier than it was municipal.
Vergés has not wished to advance something on the doable measures, however territories such because the Islas Baleares They’ve determined to keep up the ten pm curfew additionally on Christmas Eve and New Yr’s Eve. These are measures that time to what might additionally occur in different communities akin to Catalonia.