Corona-pandemic: In Spain, the case numbers are increasing again threat

The Corona-pandemic keeps the world in suspense: More than 13 million people have been infected with the novel Coronavirus, 200.843 of them in Germany. The United States reported almost daily new record numbers.

In Spain, the case numbers are increasing again threat

Due to an alarming increase in new infections, the Corona-protection rules in the Spanish metropolis of Barcelona and the surrounding area has been tightened. The measures will apply initially for the next 15 days, such as the regional government of Catalonia announced on Friday. Gatherings of more than ten persons in the public and in the private sector, as well as visits to homes for the elderly were says now, it said. In addition, will be reduced in the affected Region, the allowable number of visitors in Bars and Restaurants. Are affected Barcelona and twelve suburbs of the Catalan capital.

A day lock there is not, for the time being. The regional Minister of health of Alba Vergés said: "We do not recommend people to not leave the house, if it is absolutely necessary." We ask that the second homes at the seaside or in the mountains will not be visited this weekend. Government spokesperson Meritxell Budó demanded by the people in Catalonia, a "At the end of the all-too-tabs Haltung". Javi Colmenero/EUROPA PRESS/dpa

Catalonia in the North-East of the country, the Region, which is currently preparing in Spain in connection with Corona, the biggest Worry is. Within 24 hours the community had been reported in the whole of the so-called Autonomous on Thursday 1293 new cases of infection, of which more than half in the city of Barcelona (372), and in the suburb of L'Hospitalet de Llobregat (304).

With more than 28 400 dead and nearly 260 000 proven infections of Spain in Europe, one of the of the pandemic in the most affected countries. In most regions of Spain the situation is but for weeks to be largely under control.

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