The Council of Ministers approved this Tuesday that children under the age of 14 can go outside starting next Monday, April 27. The measure is restricted and authorizes children to accompany an adult in activities that already allow the state of alarm, such as going to the supermarket, the pharmacy or financial institutions,
The measure had already been announced by the Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, during an appearance last Saturday in which he reported that, together with the extension of the State of Alarm until May 9, confinement would be relaxed with this specific measure for children with the aim of “relieving families ».
Children, as it has been known through different studies, suffer from coronavirus very infrequently but they are considered transmission vectors. According to the largest study carried out in Spain to date and focused on Madrid, they are 0.8% of cases but in six out of 10 cases require hospitalization,