The Spanish government extended the restrictions on entry into the country from the United Kingdom until January 19.
January 1st, local time, the official gazette of Spain issued an extension of the restrictions on flights and vessels arriving in the country from the United Kingdom, which will be extended to January 19, effective immediately.
After British Prime Minister Johnson announced the discovery of the more infectious variant of the novel coronavirus in the United Kingdom, the Spanish government announced on December 22 that it would restrict direct flights from the United Kingdom to Spain and ships from the United Kingdom to Spanish ports.
Before January 5 local time, only Spanish or Andorran citizens and People with long-term residence permits from these two countries enter Spain from the United Kingdom, and the current restriction will be extended to at least 18 o’clock local time on January 19.
As of January 1 local time, Spain has confirmed 19 cases of mutant COVID-19 infection in six regions, many of whom have previously entered Spain from the United Kingdom.