The Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia authorizes curfew in those towns in Catalonia where the epidemiological situation is worse. Night confinement will be from 1 a.m. to 6 p.m., and will take effect tonight. The measure affects populations of more than 5,000 inhabitants with a cumulative incidence equal to or greater than 400 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 7 days.
A total of 161 municipalities, including Martorell, are under night confinement, which affects more than six million people, as most are municipalities in the metropolitan area, the most populated.
The Councilor for Citizen Security, Lluís Sagarra, states that “from the City Council and in collaboration with the Mossos d’Esquadra we will ensure that it is complied with. We remember that this is done so that everything goes well, so that we can get out of this nightmare that is the pandemic as soon as possible and, therefore, we ask for the maximum collaboration from all the citizens ”.
Lluís Sagarra, regidor de Seguretat Ciutadana
The list of affected municipalities will be reviewed every seven days: those who have lowered the incidence will leave and those who have reached the established threshold will enter. There are some exceptions, such as emergency travel for medical care or going to the pharmacy, going to or returning from work, performing essential services, picking up and caring for minors in the case of separated parents, and caring for pets .
The Mossos d’Esquadra and the local police will be in charge of enforcing the curfew, with fines in case of non-compliance that can range from 300 to 6,000 euros, based on the decree law that was approved in August. past.
The night curfew in Catalonia is in addition to other measures recently approved by the government to curb the outbreak of contagion in recent weeks. The most notable is the limitation to ten people of social gatherings, which has also received the endorsement of justice.
Source: Web de notícies de l'Ajuntament de Martorell by martorelldigital.cat.
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