After a seven-hour meeting with ministers Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced the following measures
All state authorities at the disposal of the government. It will only be possible to circulate on the streets to buy food, go to the hospital or go to work
As of last night people will are confined to their homes except in specific cases. They are:
- Procurement of food, pharmaceuticals and basic necessities
2. Assistance to health centres.
3. Travel to the place of work for work, professional or business purposes.
4. Return to the place of habitual residence.
5. Assistance and care of the elderly, children, dependants, disabled persons or particularly vulnerable persons
6. Travel to financial institutions
7. Due to severe necesity.
8. Any other activity of a similar nature duly justified.
DOG walking yes, but not long dog walks. You may have to provide documentation
Similarly, private vehicles will be allowed to drive on public roads to carry out the activities referred to above or to refuel at petrol stations or service stations.
In any case, the recommendations and obligations issued by the health authorities must be respected in any journey.
In addition a wide range of public buildings, including libraries as well as bars, restaurants, cafeterias, cinemas and theatres will close.
The State of Alarm will last for 15 days.
BEACHES IN ANDALUCIA AND MURCIA CLOSED
CYCLING FOR LEISURE IS BANNED
PARKS, MUNICIPAL GARDENS CLOSED
Limits to commercial activity, restaurants and leisure centers
All premises and establishments that carry out public-facing activity are closed, apart from those distributing foodstuffs and essential items.
Cafés and restaurants are shut, but they will be able to deliver food to people’s homes.
Public shows such as cinemas and theaters are closed, as well as sporting events, museums, etc.
All local fiestas and marches are suspended.
Ceremonies and religious sites
Civil and religious ceremonies, and services in places of worship, including funerals, can go ahead provided that there are no large crowds and that attendees maintain a distance of one meter from one another.
Reinforcements for the health system
Military personnel and health installations will be used to strengthen the national health system across Spain. The Health Ministry will ensure that production centers for health supplies continue to operate, including the temporary intervention of companies, private health establishments and pharmaceutical sector centers.
How will transport and supplies be regulated?
Rail and bus services can are reduced by 50% by operating companies.
The authorities will guarantee the circulation of goods across all of Spain.
The supply of tickets for travel available for reservation will be reduced by a third.
The government will guarantee the supply of electricity, gas and oil, and the protection of infrastructure that is critical to services.
Is the supply of foodstuffs guaranteed?
The authorities guarantee the production, storage, transport and distribution of foodstuffs to the consumer. When necessary, the transport of produce will be under escort, and routes will be established to allow for the circulation of personnel, raw materials and finished products. To guarantee these supplies, the government has powers to mobilize the state security forces and the army.
Andalucía – 955 54 50 60
Aragón – 061
Asturias – 112
Cantabria – 112 y 061
Castilla La Mancha – 900 122 112
Castilla y León – 900 222 000
Cataluña – 061
Ceuta – 900 720 692
Comunidad de Madrid – 900 102 112
Comunidad Valenciana – 900 300 555
Extremadura – 112
Galicia – 900 400 116
Islas Baleares – 061
Islas Canarias – 900 11 20 61
La Rioja – 941 29 83 33
Melilla – 112
Murcia – 900 12 12 12
Navarra – 948 29 02 90
País Vasco – 900 20 30 50
Credits to Giles Brown