THE announcement tonight of the closure of Andalucia’s borders has also been extended to some 448 municipalities.
It means that from midnight tomorrow night, or 00:00 Friday, and until November 9, residents will not be permitted to enter or leave the affected municipalities save for exceptional reasons.
In the case of Malaga province, there are 19 towns which have been deemed as being at high or extreme risk and therefore will be closed off.
The towns are: Alameda, Almargen, Antequera, Archidona, Campillos, Cañete la Real, Cuevas Bajas, Cuevas de San Marcos, Fuente de Piedra, Humilladero, Mollina, Sierra de Yeguas, Teba, Valle de Abdalajis, Villanueva de Algaidas, Villanueva de la Concepcion, Villanueva de Tapia, Villanueva del Rosario and Villanueva del Trabuco.
They are all part of the La Vega de Malaga health district.