The Government of the Principality has decided extend the perimeter closure from Gijón, Oviedo and Aviles until the next December 3. According to the indicators of the Ministry of Health, both epidemiological and healthcare pressure, Asturias is located in the alert level 4, the most serious of the entire scale. The Executive’s decision is based on the cumulative incidence in the three big cities as of last Monday. In Gijón rose to 860.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants; that of Oviedo, in 646,4 and of Aviles, in 328,7. The three percentages correspond to a very high risk range. “It is a complementary measure to try to reduce mobility”, explained the general director of Public Health, Rafael Cofiño.
Listen to Rafael Cofiño, general director of Public Health, extension of perimeter closures Oviedo, Gijón and Avilés due to COVID-19 in Play SER
In addition, it has been agreed to close Langreo, San Martín del Rey Aurelio and Laviana, although the terms and his duration have not been communicated. I also know maintains the community closure and the validity of curfew between the 22:00 and 06:00 hours, in both cases without duration until its repeal or until the state of alarm.
Commerce and hospitality
The Executive of Adrián Barbón has also decided to extend for a period of fifteen days the closing of non-essential activities, that is, a chapter that includes the retail commerce and the hostelry. However, the Minister of Health, Pablo Fernández, has pointed out that if the trend continues they are open to the study of your revision for reopening.
From the department they indicate that “It is not possible to verify that the measures adopted to date have been effective, either because they are insufficient or because a period has elapsed that still does not allow to present the effect of the same. “Both commerce and hospitality have requested on several occasions the possible return to activity, although, for now, without success.