Spain to scale down lockdown, return to normal life

Source : 112 Ukraine

The decision was made to prevent new coronavirus outbreak
21:25, 8 April 2020

El Pais

The government of Spain plans to begin a gradual easing of quarantine measures imposed due to coronavirus starting from April 26 as Espejo Publico reported citing Spanish Finance Minister Maria Jesus Montero.

According to her, after the termination of the emergency state, the government plans to assume progressive measures to allow citizens to return to normal life step by step. The relaxation will take place gradually and with observation of the recommendations of the experts to prevent another outbreak of coronavirus.

“After April 26, de-escalation will begin – it will take place in such a manner to allow the citizens of the country to return to normal life gradually and in an orderly manner, to the streets, squares, in a very ordered manner to prevent a new peak and return to infection,” she said.

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Currently, the Spanish government develops different scenarios of relaxation of the restrictions; however, Montero refused to tell about them as the final decision is not made yet.

According to recent data, 146,690 Covid-19 cases were spotted in Spain. 14,555 people died and 48,021 recovered.

As we reported, in Ukraine, during Covid-19 pandemic, 7,200 polymerase chain reaction tests were held. It is one of the lowest rates in Europe.



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