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Coronavirus - More Flexibility Phases Zero and One as of 22.5.2020

Update with amendments valid as of 25.5.2020

Valid for whom?
Those towns (or smaller territorial unit) still in Phase 0 or 1, with up to 10.000 inhabitants and less than 100 inhabitants per km2. For those on the padrón and those who have stayed there for the past 14 days.
Also valid for those considered vulnerable, provided their clinical condition is stable and allows it. NOT valid for those presenting symptoms, ill or in quarantine.

Adjacent municipalities or local entities
Excluded from the scope of this order are towns or smaller local entities whose consolidated urban area adjoins
with the urban area of ​​another municipality or smaller local entity whose number of inhabitants or population density exceeds that mentioned above, or when the sum of the inhabitants of their respective consolidated urban areas consolidated exceeds the number of inhabitants or population density as mentioned above.

Timeslot schedule
No more timeslots to adhere to for non-professional individual physical activity or walks/activities with minors under 14. The latter now allowed with all those living at the same address. For Phase 1: any group no bigger than 10 people. No longer limited to a radius of 1 km, but the town’s municipality. If you live outside that, a radius of 5 km with the possibility to cross over to an adjacent municipality, provided it’s also in Phase 0 or 1 and in the same province.

Open air or temporary markets
Up to individual Town Halls to decide if they allow them to re-open, giving preference to stalls with fresh produce and abiding by the health & safety regulations provided in earlier regulations.

Bars and restaurants
May re-open terraces and allow consumption of food and drinks inside the premises as well, under the conditions established in earlier regulations. Except for discos and night clubs.

Social Services
Re-opening offices and providing more in-person services.

Several flexibilisation measures as valid for Phase 2, will be valid for those still in Phase 0 or 1 as well.
* Freedom to circulate within your province
* More attendants allowed at funeral or cremation ceremonies THIS ARTICLE ON FLEXIBILISATION PHASE 2
* Likewise at religious ceremonies
* Library facilities
* Sports
* Open air sports facilities to reopen as under conditions announced for Phase 1

Autonomous Governments can decide to suspend the flexibilisations as mentioned above if they feel there is a serious health risk, indicated by 14 days continued higher numbers of new COVID-19 cases. Exceptionally, they can also apply for further flexibilisation.

Local governments need to make plans to avoid agglomerations and can decide to keep access to certain areas limited, or open up more public space for pedestrians, cyclists, etc.

These measures remain valid until replaced by more favourable ones.

Please note: The information provided is based upon our understanding of current legislation. It is not legal advice but is provided freely to enable you to be properly informed. We recommend that if you are considering taking action, you should seek professional advice.

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