Spain: Lockdown imposed in region where 210,000 persons live following increase in virus cases
In Spain, the Catalonia region has re-imposed restrictions to contain the pandemic at a zone where 210,000 persons live, which experienced an recent increase in new coronavirus cases.
The restrictions include that no one is being permitted to enter or exit Segria’, which lies in western Barcelona and includes the town of Lleida. The lockdown, which started on Saturday, will permit non-residents to be allowed to leave the area.
Catalonia was one of the worst virus hit regions in Spain where a total of 72,860 coronavirus cases were registered till Friday, of which 12,586 persons died.
Over a quarter of a million Covid-19 cases were registered in Spain, with at least 28,385 deaths. Spain has reopened its borders to other European Union member states.