When will it be known if the Community of Madrid advances the curfew at 23 hours

The Madrid’s community has been posing the last few days relax restrictive measures in the region by positive trend in the epidemiological evolution of the covid-19 pandemic.

Specifically, according to the vice president of the Community, Ignacio Aguado, in relation to curfew that today is established at 10:00 p.m. in the region, is studied make this measure more flexible.

The Citizens has assured these days that the Community intends delay the time from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m., a limit that would be established to be able to move freely through the streets of the region.

According to the vice president, if you can, it would be launched this Friday if not, we will have to wait for monday“, the day on which the new rules announced on Fridays normally come into force.

“We know the damage that restrictions are causing in the economy“, he pointed out, to add that his position” is clear, it is to lift these restrictions “, something they will do” as soon as possible. “

Aguado recalled that the intention is to delay the curfew from 10 pm to 11 pm so that, among other things, the hotel industry is allowed to close “in a more flexible way”

Aguado has stated that “it will ultimately depend of what is determined by the General Directorate of Public Health “.

Closing of bars and restaurants in Madrid

However, he has also recalled that the intention is delay the curfew from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. so that, among other things, the hospitality close “in a more flexible way”.

However, the director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies of the Ministry of Health, Fernando Simon, has asserted that controlling the restoration activity is the “most effective” way to stop the transmission of covid-19, as, he added, this has been shown by various studies.

A waiter serves two clients on the terrace of a bar in the center of Madrid (Spain).  Europa Press.
A waiter serves two clients on the terrace of a bar in the center of Madrid (Spain). Europa Press.

The World Health Organization (WHO) this Thursday, which specifically warned Spain against reopening if virus transmission remains high. “In Spain we see a very significant relative fall, but transmission rates remain very high“, has indicated the organism.

In the specific case of Madrid, indicators such as infections, hospital pressure or cumulative incidence are decreasing and show a downward trend. In fact, in a week it has gone from one cumulative incidence in the last 14 days that it was around 900 cases per 100,000 inhabitants to about 700 -although in five large cities it remains above 1,000-.

When will it be known if Madrid delays the curfew

However, to know if finally the Community of Madrid will make the decision to make the measures more flexible and if the curfew will start later this Friday, on Monday or later we will have to wait for 12.45 am this Friday.

At 12:45 p.m. the epidemiological situation is updated, it is announced if there will be new restrictive measures and what basic health areas will be confined or will leave confinement as of Monday.

As every week, the region plans to offer a press conference with the Deputy Minister of Public Health and the Covid-19 Plan, Antonio Zapatero, and the general director of Public Health, Elena Andradas.

Both will update information about the epidemiological and healthcare situation due to coronavirus in the region, the new restrictive measures, if the restrictions Y what basic health zones will be confined or will leave confinement perimeter from the next, Monday, February 15.


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