BRITS has been given new hope for holidays in Spain to continue without Covid restrictions, as regions have begun to scrap some of the strictest rules.
The region of Catalonia, which includes the city of Barcelona, confirmed the night curfew will be lifted from tomorrow.
The city introduced a curfew from 1am to 6am on Christmas Eve due to the high number of Covid cases.
Although the number of cases is now higher than during the festive period – 200,000 new infections every seven days, compared with 138,000 between December 31 and January 6 – authorities say the increase is due to the rate of infection. low hospitalization rate.
However, other rules still apply, including closed nightclubs and a 10-person limit for gatherings.
However, the end of the curfew is great news for Britons looking to visit Spain on holiday.
Spain is welcoming people from the UK who have been vaccinated without testing or quarantine restrictions.
However, other regions of Spain are introducing harsher restrictions due to Covid, especially the islands.
In the first day of this month, Tenerife moves to the highest Level 4 warning due to the Omicron variant, which means pubs and restaurants must close before midnight.
Rule number six was also reinforced, while capacity measures on public transport and in public places were reintroduced.
And yesterday, it was confirmed that La Palma and Gran Canaria were has moved to the highest level of Covid alert due to increased cases.
The two islands are currently at level 3, but from Saturday they will be moved to alert level 4, the country’s health minister confirmed.
The Covid restrictions have taken a toll on the tourism industry in the country, especially the popular party resort Benidorm.
Around 50% of hotels have been forced to close due to a lack of visitors, with hoteliers warning the situation will be as bad as it was during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
A hotel spokesman said: “The wave of hotel closures and lack of foreign or national tourists has also affected the bars and restaurants that have seen the city’s streets so empty. after Christmas.”
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