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CLOSURE: Castilla y Leon shut bars, restaurants, shops and gyms

Jack Troughton | November 3, 2020

The Present of Castilla y Leon made the announcement this morning a 15 day closure of bars, restaurants, gyms and shopping centres will begin on Friday.

Alfonso Fernández Mañueco, the President of the autonomous region has announced new measures to curb the COVID 19 infection rate.

As of Friday at midnight; ALL bars, restaurants must close except for takeaways and food collections.

Additionally shopping spaces that are 2500m or more and indoor gyms must close.

The regional government has also prohibited visits to care homes stating that the measures are: “harsh but necessary”.

Castilla y León currently registers at least 1.000 cases of COVID-19 daily. They have already announced the measures to close the borders of the autonomous region starting on 9th November.

This comes as the regional politicians in Asturias and Melilla have appealed to the central government for a national lockdown.