phase one

Regions in Malaga and Granada have commenced Phase One of the Spanish government’s plan to gradually scale down its coronavirus restrictions today.

In this area, Costa del Sol and the Costa Tropical, are now advancing into the new normal of social norms.

A relaxation on Covid-19 restrictions will gradually be stated by Spanish authorities. Gatherings of ten people, abiding social distancing, will be permitted. In addition, pubs and restaurants will be able to re-open their pavement terraces, enforcing further space between tables.

Phase 1 indicates that people can reunite with family and friends, enjoy drink outside a bar or visit the local shops without an appointment.

Furthermore, venues of worship will open their doors to followers while administrating capacity cut off points.

Unfortunately restrictions of visitations to the elderly will remain in place as they are still high risk individuals.

The 2 metre social distance regulation will continue and gloves, masks and hand sanitiser will be highly advised.

Retail stores and SMEs covering less than 400 square metres may now open to the public with capacity of up to but up to 30%. In addition, premises will have to be disinfected twice daily and ensure a two-metre distance respected between customers.

Open air events may resume within Culture and the Arts with limit up to 200 people providing all attendees keep distance.. Cultural events indoors are limited to 30 people, and no more than 30 per cent of the premises’ normal capacity.

Museums will be able to open, selling tickets in advance and keeping visitors down to a third of normal capacity.

Street markets will also be able to resume, respecting social distancing.


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