Next Monday, June 15, lto most of Spain will be in Phase 3. The Ministry of Health has confirmed progress to this phase of the Valencian Community and the sanitary areas of Gerona and Central Catalonia. Also from Toledo, Ciudad Real, Albacete, León, Palencia, Zamora, Valladolid, Burgos and the autonomous city of Ceuta, which halted its de-escalation after an outbreak of cases.
For its part, Galicia will be the first autonomous community to reach the new normal after requesting the Xunta to lift the state of alarm from Monday, June 15, an issue that the Ministry of Health has allowed. “The harsh confinement and the state of alarm have allowed a rapid de-escalation”, affirmed the minister of the sector, Salvador Illa. Thus, Galicia will end the de-escalation this Monday.
According to the draft, in the “new normal” the current restrictions on mobility disappear and will continue to be mandatory use of mask when the interpersonal safety distance cannot be maintained, which goes from 2 to 1.5 meters.
No Phase 3 and jump to a new normal
For its part, Madrid’s community and the sanitary areas of Barcelona and Lleida, will stay one more week in the Phase 2. Like the provinces of Segovia, Ávila, Soria and Salamanca due to its proximity to the capital, one of the main outbreaks of the coronavirus pandemic in Spain.
For its part, Madrid has announced this Friday that the regional government will ask to advance on Monday, June 22 to the Phase 3 on June 22. In this way, the Community of Madrid may impose limitations to citizens, even though the alarm status, which ends one day earlier, is no longer in effect. However, the Health team of the region has rectified shortly after and Madrid will jump to the new normal on Monday, June 22 without going through Phase 3. The same will happen with the rest of the areas that Phase 2 remains next week.
At this point, Minister Salvador Illa has clarified that among those limitations that an autonomous community can impose cannot be the movements, since this is only regulated with the formula of the state of alarm, which declines on the 21st. “As of June 22 there will be no mobility restrictionsThere cannot be them out of the state of alarm, “he said.
In this way, as of Monday, June 15, 34 million Spaniards, 75% of the population will be in Phase 3 de-escalation, where the autonomous communities regain full powers over their territory, while Galicia has already announced that it will give way to the “new normal. The Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, has indicated that there are a total of 10 million citizens living together in a territorial unit that will progress to Phase 3 on Monday.
Refering to mobility in the areas that go through the phase, Simón has detailed that in Castilla la Mancha the territorial unity of the province is maintained, so there will be no traffic between them and the same happens in Castile and Leon.
For their part, all areas of Catalonia that are in Phase 3 will make up a single territorial unit and there will be mobility between them and the Valencian Community will also be a single territorial unit for mobility.
In Extremadura there will be no mobility restriction between the two provinces as of Monday.