The director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies, Fernando Simón, commented at a press conference that it is better that the citizens of Belgium, whose government has recommended not to visit Spain, do not come because it is “a risk that is taken from us” , according to Europa Press.
In the same way, it has spoken about the 14-day quarantine that the United Kingdom has imposed on all its citizens who have been in Spain. “From the health point of view these decisions help us, and it is a risk that they take away from us,” he said.
“The fact that the United Kingdom requires quarantine favors us, because it discourages people from coming from that country,” he added.
That said, he recalled that not in all areas of Belgium or the United Kingdom are they in the same situation regarding the transmission of the coronavirus, as are the different regions of Spain. Every week, between 99 and 100 imported covid-19 cases are being detected, and in the last two weeks 195 positive cases of coronavirus have been registered in Spain from 140 flights.
Young people and nightlife
Simón has also pointed out young people as responsible for some of the new outbreaks that are taking place in Spain. When asked about whether in Spain the guard has been “lowered” regarding security measures, he pointed out that “we have examples of celebrations, discos,