The Pitiusas get rid of the restrictions
El Govern balear apueba eliminar las limitaciones de aforos en actos culturales, religiosos y deportivos y todas las restricciones en los locales de ocio nocturno, incluida la obligación de cerrar a las 5 horas
The Consell de Govern has agreed to abolish the anticovid restrictions that were still in force, due to the “rapid and continuous decline” in the incidence of the pandemic on the islands, so that “there are almost no restrictive measures in any area, except for the use of a mask and ventilation,” said the executive’s spokesman, Iago Negueruela.
As an example of the improvement in the pandemic situation, Negueruela has said that if on January 26 the accumulated incidence in 14 days in the Balearic Islands stood at 3,249 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, on February 23 it had dropped to 500 per 100,000, he said in the press conference after the meeting of the Consell de Govern.
The executive has agreed to “eliminate most of the restrictions to contain the transmission of the epidemic” that were in force in cultural and sporting events and in mass acts, in popular festivals and religious celebrations; as well as in more specific areas such as dance academies, centers for children’s activities and leisure, in residences for the elderly or music bands.
They are also removed for nightlife and restaurants, where “all limitations fall except the use of the mask,” Negueruela specified, specifying that the ban on smoking on terraces or spaces for public use is also maintained when not can guarantee the safety distance.
Only keep the mask indoors
Negueruela has specified that the recommendations for self-protection measures such as hand hygiene, use of a mask indoors and ventilation are maintained.
Therefore, as of tomorrow, Tuesday, the restrictions in force until now on cultural, sporting and other mass events will no longer be effective. The limitations on the celebration of popular festivals, religious celebrations, parades, dances and the like, or those that were also applied in more specific areas, such as those referring to dance academies, outdoor social activities, will also cease to be effective. free with alcohol consumption, children’s and leisure activities, those that affected recreational centers for the elderly, commerce, choral groups or music bands.