Spain is moving towards normality. With a incidence of 116.13 cases per 100,000 inhabitants In the last 14 days, which takes our country away from high risk, and with about 80% of the population vaccinated with at least one dose, several communities have taken steps to return to the pre-Covid era. The last to do so was the Community of Madrid, whose president, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, announced yesterday that as of September 20, both the hotel and nightlife industry will regain the time freedom that was lost by the pandemic. Similarly, cinemas and theaters, which until now had part of the seats disabled to maintain social distances, will regain one hundred percent capacity, reports Sara Medialdea.
Also in Castile and Leon They have taken a step towards the new normal. From this Tuesday, the bar consumption inside the hotel and catering establishments and the indoor capacity is raised to 75 percent. The terraces will have no limit other than the separation between tables. In addition, nightlife may open, with a maximum capacity of 50 percent in the case of discos and nightclubs, and 75 percent in the case of bars and pubs. For its part, the president of Aragon, Javier Lambán, announced yesterday a relaxation of the restrictions in the next few days, as he considered that “the circumstances exist” and that the infection figures “are reassuring enough” to be able to do so.
The hospitality industry will also experience a break in Navarra as of next Friday, when the extension of hours in hospitality and nightlife. The limit of people gathered outdoors, until now of ten, will be dispensed with and the capacity in transport, among others, will be raised.
The Valencian Community It is another of the regions that seeks to leave behind the restrictions imposed throughout this year and a half by the coronavirus. Last week it decided to waive the curfew and reopen nightlife until 3:00 a.m., with a capacity of 50% of the total indoors, with a maximum of eight people per table, and 100% on terraces, with ten people per table. The measures will be in force until September 27, when the region hopes to be able to advance in a second phase of de-escalation with greater flexibility.
For its part, the Junta de Andalucía meets this Tuesday to the committee of experts that advises you in the face of the pandemic to review the evolution of infections and study the possibility of relaxing the restrictions. Already on August 31, it agreed to extend the hours of the hotel and catering establishments until 2:00 a.m., as well as to allow bar consumption in establishments that are in alert level 1 areas. The pubs and nightclubs of Murcia They can also reopen the interior of their premises from today, after two months of closure. Of course, it is still mandatory that customers remain seated and without dancing, with a maximum of six people per table and until 2.00 am.
Coinciding with the Diada, Catalonia decided at the end of last week to leave behind some of the restrictions imposed by the pandemic and allow the organization of demonstrations in movement and with headlines, as well as eliminate the limit of 10 people for social gatherings and abolish the maximum capacity of 70% in ceremonies religious and civil. The Asturian bars and restaurants, for their part, they no longer have a limit on opening and closing hours and have resumed bar consumption.