today Tuesday 18th August, a set of measures announced
by the Spanish Government at the end of the last week
in reaction to the continued rise on new COVID-19 infections
across the country are adopted by the Generalitat Valenciana
and valid for the whole of the Comunidad Valenciana.
They will remain in place for at least 21 days when
they will be re-evaluated.
new measures include the following:
All nightclubs, discos, late night cocktail bars and
dance halls must remain closed during this period.
Hotel and restaurant establishments may remain open
until 1.00am and can host groups of people numbering
no more than 10. However they may not serve new customers
after 12.00am midnight, customers must remain seated
at tables and drinks or food cannot be consumed
outside of the terrace area. These measures apply to
every day of the week, including fiesta days.
Both inside and outside of these premises, a minimum
interpersonal distance of 1.5m must be maintained.
Smoking on the public highway and in outdoor spaces
is prohibited if a minimum interpersonal distance cannot
be maintained. This prohibition includes any other inhalation
device for tobacco, hookahs or similar.
In residences and social health centres, PCR tests will
be carried out on all new admission and re-admissions.
Visits are restricted to one hour a day and to one person
addition, it is recommended that citizens reduce the
number of people they meet in social occasions and always
wear a face mask, observe hand hygiene protocols and
maintain an interpersonal distance of 1.5 metres at
message is simple. Don't just do it for yourself. If
you protect yourself, you protect your family and friends.