The public health department of the Madrid region of Spain announced further tightening control measures at a press conference on January 22nd local time.
From January 25, local time, the curfew measures in the region will be brought forward from 23:00 to 10:00 p.m., and the closure of commercial and catering places will be imposed from now on.
At the same time, the region announced that it would increase the number of basic health areas subject to restrictions on residents’ access to 56 and the number of administrative areas subject to restrictions to 26.
Zapatero, deputy minister of public health in Madrid, warned at a press conference that the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region in the past week has increased by 15% compared with the previous week, and the incidence of mutant viruses in the new cases is about 9%.
Zapatero recommends that all workplaces maintain telecommuting and build The elderly should try to avoid leaving the house.