Granada, Oct 17 (EFE) .- The more than 530,000 people who live in Granada capital and its metropolitan area have started at 8:00 this Saturday 14 days of exceptional restrictions, which include the closing of bars at 10:00 p.m. and a maximum 6 people per table, to tackle its current epidemiological situation.
The measures, which do not entail restriction to mobility and which will be accompanied by continuous monitoring that will determine the need for an extension, extension or reduction, have come into force once they have been published in an Official Gazette of the Junta de Andalucía (BOJA ) extraordinary this past Friday.
The resolution of the Ministry of Health and Families includes an incidence of 793.68 cases per 100,000 inhabitants only in the municipality of Granada in the last 14 days, with a “high and growing” healthcare pressure and an occupation of the Care Units Intensive for covid-19 of 26.22%.
In addition to the capital, the affected municipalities are Albolote, Alfacar, Alhendín, Armilla, Atarfe, Cájar, Cenes de la Vega, Cijuela, Cúllar-Vega, Chauchina, Churriana de la Vega, Dílar, Fuente Vaqueros, Gójar, Güevéjar, Huétor- Vega, Jun, Láchar, Maracena, Monachil, Ogíjares, Otura, Peligros, Pinos-Genil, Pinos-Puente, Pulianas, Santa Fe, Víznar, La Zubia, Las Gabias and Vegas del Genil.
From this Saturday all the establishments, commercial premises and services open to the public cannot exceed 50% of the allowed capacity or close after 10 pm, with the exception of pharmaceutical, medical, veterinary, fuel and other establishments considered essential.
Activity has also been temporarily suspended in public parks and gardens, as well as in public playgrounds.
Among the approved measures is also the limitation of the capacity to 50% in the hotel and catering establishments, both indoors and outdoors, where bar consumption is not allowed and the maximum occupancy at tables is six people.
Neither visits nor outings are allowed to users in residential social health centers, and attendance at wakes is limited to a maximum of fifteen people in open-air spaces or ten in closed spaces.
In the case of wedding celebrations and other civil and religious ceremonies, the maximum number of participants is set at 30 people, both indoors and outdoors, who must remain seated.
Likewise, the opening of public or private markets is not allowed and the closure of supporters clubs, cultural associations and clubs is arranged, while sports can be done in sports facilities, both outdoors and indoors, as long as the 50% of the maximum capacity of the facility.
These measures, announced this Thursday by the Minister of Health and Families, Jesús Aguirre, are in addition to the recent suspension, for 10 calendar days, of face-to-face classes at the University of Granada and the limitation of closing hours at 10 p.m. in schools greater.
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