29 Oct, 2020 @ 20:07
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New rules affecting gyms, restaurants and more in Spain’s Andalucia depending on COVID-19 risk level of each municipality

Andalucia Risk Level Map

EACH municipality in Andalucia has been divided into different risk levels by the Junta, which bring with them different restrictions to help fight coronavirus.

There are four levels of risk, with Level 4 being the most severe and Level 1 representing the lowest risk, or the ‘new normal.’

Andalucia Risk Level Map

From tomorrow, depending on what level your municipality is, the below restrictions will reply.

They will all be in addition to the border closure of Andalucia and the most at risk provinces and municipalities, as announced by Junta president Juanma Moreno yesterday.

The whole of the region is also under a curfew from 11pm until 6am until at least November 9.

These are the restrictions in towns within Level 2, relating to the districts of Malaga city and the Axarquia, Poniente de Almeria and Sierra de Huelva:

Level 2

Level 2 allows 75% capacity limits in bars and restaurants, cinemas and cultural spaces.

It also allows for 100% of seats to be filled on public transport and 75% standing capacity.

Shops and commercial businesses must not exceed 75% capacity while ensuring safe distances between customers and staff.

Sports arenas can open but not exceed 65% capacity, with a limit of 400 people if indoors and 800 if outdoors.

Religious ceremonies must keep to a 50% capacity limit.

These are the new restrictions for towns within Level 3, which include the districts of Almeria city, Huelva Costa, Costa del Sol, Valle del Guadalhorce and Serrania de Ronda:

Level 3

Hospitality businesses in Level 3 can only reach 50% capacity indoors but 100% capacity on their terraces.

Meanwhile cinemas and other cultural spaces cannot exceed 60% capacity while parks and gardens can remain open, although activities in these spaces cannot exceed 10 people.

Larger events such as markets or ferias cannot exceed 60% capacity with a maximum of 300 people in indoor venues and 500 people outdoors.

100% of seats can be filled on public transport, and 75% of the standing areas.

Shops cannot exceed a 60% capacity and a safe distance must be kept between all.

These are the new restrictions for towns within Level 4, including all of Sevilla, Granada and Jaen, Cordoba Sur and the La Vega district of Malaga:

Level 4

At the extreme risk level, towns will not be able to hold ferias or large scale events.

Gyms are limited to a 40% capacity while restaurants and bars a 30% capacity indoors and 75% capacity on their terraces.

Sporting competitions and events can take place but without any spectators.

Religious ceremonies will have a 30% capacity and public transport must have a seat between each rider with standing up areas keeping to a 50% capacity.

Private transport such as taxis or ubers cannot not have more than two people per row of seats.

Shops cannot exceed 50% capacity and must uphold social distancing.

Cinemas and theatres will have a 40% capacity limit, not being allowed to exceed 200 people inside or 300 outside.

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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