Spain rushed through a second nationwide ‘state of alarm’ on Sunday, 25th October, to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a televised press briefing on Sunday, PM Pedro Sanchez announced a nationwide state of alarm to last until ‘9th May’ next year.
The official text in Spain’s national bulletin (read it here) introduces a national curfew from 23:00 – 06:00 every night.
For readers living in or travelling around Spain’s other 16 autonomous communities, read exceptions to the curfew here:
- Acquisition of medicines, health products and other essential items.
- Visiting health centres, services and establishments.
- Assistance to veterinary care centres for urgent reasons.
- Complying with work, professional, business, institutional or legal obligations.
- Returning to a place of habitual residence after carrying out an activity outlined here.
- Assistance and care for the elderly, minors, dependents, people with a disability or vulnerable people.
- Due to fuerza mayor (a relevant situation of emergency, whether personal or work-related).
- Any other activity of a similar nature, duly accredited.
- Filling-up at petrol stations or service stations, if necessary to perform activities outlined here.