Next Sunday , May 9, the state of alarm in Spain ends , with which the autonomous communities are already preparing for the scenario that will come after that date. Their respective governments are planning the legal framework that guarantees them to continue taking certain measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Some have even called on the Executive to extend it , because they recognize the difficulty of establishing restrictions without this legal rule prevailing at the state level. However, Pedro Sánchez has rejected, for now, that idea.
The President of the Andalusian Government, Juanma Moreno, defends a “progressive” de-escalation once the state of alarm wanes on May 9 and has ruled out continuing with the curfew from then on because the incidence is decreasing, while it will continue the perimeter closure of municipalities with incidence rates above 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
Moreno explained that the Board is already preparing “from the regulatory point of view” to protect Andalusians, with perimeter closures of the most affected municipalities requesting judicial endorsement, something that “we will do in a timely manner and in an exquisite manner, safeguarding the competencies “of the community. “With judicial authorization, municipalities may be closed on the perimeter and I am going to request this.
The President of the Government of Aragon, Javier Lamban, was convinced that “it will not be necessary” to adopt new restriction measures after the end of the state of alarm “given the evolution of the pandemic” in the autonomous community, noting “the effects that is producing the vaccination. According to what is established in the autonomous law 3/2020 of December, the government of Lamban may continue decreeing perimeter confinements of localities, regions and provinces and limitations of capacity and hours as long as it does so by decree law and is ratified by the regional Parliament, but it will not be able to regulate the curfew and the autonomic confinement.
The Principality has already advanced some of its restrictions after Sunday: this same Tuesday it has agreed to extend the hours of the hotel business, both inside and outside, until one in the morning, although the closure of the bars. It has also approved, from this Thursday, an extension of the maximum limit of people at the tables inside the hospitality establishments from four to six, although for now nightlife must remain closed.
The Contentious Chamber of the Superior Court of Justice of the Balearic Islands has authorized the mobility restrictions and capacity approved by the Executive of Armengol in the extraordinary Government Council held this Wednesday that will come into force once the state of alarm has subsided next May 9. The measures endorsed by the court are: curfew from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., maximum of 6 people in family and social gatherings, control of passengers traveling to the Balearic Islands – a PCR test will be requested – and limit to 50 % the capacity of
The President of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, has asked the central government to implement extraordinary measures in the archipelago. Among them, controls in ports and airports, controlling the meeting of groups, both in public and private spaces, as well as the need to have a PCR test or negative antigen test to travel between islands.
Cantabria has decided to extend for another 14 days the measures of the latest resolution of the Ministry of Health, including the closure of the interior of the hospitality and capacity, and “shuffles” the possibility of, once the state of alarm, establish, in a “timely” manner, perimeter closures, curfews or limit meetings in those municipalities where the epidemiological situation is “worrying”. Among the extended measures there are several that affect the hotel industry, such as maintaining the closure of the interior of the premises.
The maximum capacity of 75% on the terraces, and the limitation of 6 people per table. In addition, they must continue to close at 10:30 p.m., like other public establishments except gas stations and service stations, pharmacies, health centers and services veterinary emergencies or residential social service centers. The hotels will only be able to maintain the food service in the rooms and the home delivery.
The capacity in cinemas, theaters and cultural shows is also kept at 50% and group sports activities are limited to a maximum of 4 people. Thus, sports practice is not allowed in closed spaces and in open spaces with a third of the capacity, with a maximum of 300 people. The public at these sporting events will only be allowed in those held outdoors with a third of the capacity and a maximum of 1,000 people. In addition, the interpersonal distance of 1.5 meters and the mandatory use of the mask on public roads, outdoors and in closed spaces for public use are maintained.