Spain Under Lockdown
By: Eris Lowdermilk
After experiencing another extreme wave of COVID-19 cases Spain is on lockdown again.
The Spanish government has ordered a lockdown that will last 15 days with 7,000 law enforcement involved.
The state of emergency in Spain includes: Leaving & entering ten cities in Spain is banned for trips that are defined as non-essential, avoiding socializing with citizens of other local areas, hotels & restaurants, and other businesses are only open at 50% capacity, family & social gatherings are limited to six people, and places where worship takes place, are only allowed one-third of regular attendance.
Spain’s current cases are at 500 cases per 100,000 residents.
(2020, October 9). Coronavirus: Spain imposes state of emergency on Madrid. BBC News.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/world-europe-54478320