The holiday season in the province of Lleida in the Autonomous community of Catalonia in the North-East of Spain began with problems on Saturday in the territory, which includes about 40 municipalities, was re-introduced strict quarantine due to a too large number of people infected with coronavirus – more than 4 thousand And the recent grad in the area have destroyed part of the harvest, creating the preconditions for the deepening social crisis.
Eight new foci of the disease outbreak COVID-19 were identified mainly on farms that hire for seasonal harvest workers.
“We must take concrete steps in Liege, – explains the head of the Catalan health Department Alba Verges, – namely, to protect the most vulnerable, strengthen preventive measures, particularly in health centres and hospitals.”
210 thousand people are again compelled to return to compliance with quarantine measures to limit travel, to wear masks in public places and at family events and holidays should be no more than 10 people. The Catalan government has warned that the police will strictly ensure that all the requirements are fulfilled. This first return to such a strict quarantine in Spain since the excellent a state of emergency on June 21.
In the shopping and exhibition centre of Lleida, the administrative center of the homonymous province, created a temporary shelter for seasonal workers. Two huge halls are now filled with camp beds, placed at a certain distance from each other. There sleep about 250 people. On arrival, we all measure the temperature, and then they pass the test for the coronavirus. About 40 migrants with positive results in recent days were isolated in two city hotels.
In spite of local outbreaks, in Barcelona – the Catalan capital on Saturday opened its doors the famous Cathedral Sagrada Familia. First it will be available for those who all these months has been at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus and continues to hold the Fort: Spanish health workers.
Only in Spain at present, more than 250 thousand cases of loading; approximately 28.3 thousand cases died.