Confinement measures in Madrid and sports

These measures will be applied from Friday night

El Official state bulletin, pick up today restrictions, which will be "mandatory" in localities with 100.000 inhabitants that meet the epidemiological and sanitary criteria defined by the Ministry of Health

  • Incidence greater than 500 cases per 100.000 inhabitants in the last 14 days.
  • The percentage of positive tests performed it will have to be too greater than 10%.
  • Occupancy percentage of ICU beds by Covid-19 patients greater than 35% of the existing supply before the pandemic.

In the case of the Community of Madrid, in the cities of Alcalá de Henares, Alcobendas, Alcorcón, Fuenlabrada, Getafe, Leganés, Torrejón de Ardoz, Móstoles, Parla and Madrid restrictions will have to apply

The Madrid president, Isabel Diaz Ayuso, it has already announced that it will take the matter to the Supreme Court. However, he has clarified in the plenary session of the Madrid Assembly that they will apply the orders because the Community "is not in default."

What can and cannot be done?

Perimeter confinement

The mobility in and out of the municipalities affected by the restrictions is limited to displacements, adequately justified, to go to work or study, to health centers, banks, public bodies or to care for the elderly.

The return to usual residence  to those people who are outside the locality at the time of application of the restrictions and a space is left for other circumstances under the section "by cdue to force majeure or situation of need«.

In addition, it will be possible to travel on roads that pass or cross the affected municipalities, as long as they have their origin and destination outside of it.

Within the municipalities, the free movement of their residents will be allowed.

Maximum of six people

Grouping of more than 6 people will not be allowed both on public roads and in homes and public spaces.

There will be exceptions such as the carrying out of work and institutional activities or those in which specific limits or measures are established, among which manifestations would be included.

Capacity and business hours limitations

Shops and services open to the public, such as  Gyms, hairdressers y laundries, they will have to establish a 50% capacity limit and close at the latest at 22.00 pm.

Hospitality establishments and betting houses will have the same capacity limitation in their interior spaces and 60% on the terrace.

Bar consumption will not be allowed and they must close at 23.00, although new customers will no longer be admitted after 22.00 pm.

Wakes with 15 people

Participation in the funeral procession at the burial or cremation of the deceased will be limited to 15 people, as will open-air wakes. The limit will be reduced to 10 indoors.

Also places of worship will have to limit the maximum number of attendees, in this case to 30% capacity.

It is forbidden to consume in the bars of the bars

In addition to the aforementioned capacity limit of the 50% indoors and 60% on the terrace, the bars in the affected localities will not be able to serve in the bars.

In addition, tables or groupings of tables should keep a distance of at least 1,5 meters with respect to the chairs assigned to the other tables both indoors and on the terraces.

At each table, one maximum of six people and new customers will not be admitted after 22.00 pm.

The maximum time of Closing may not exceed 23.00, except for food delivery services at home.

Sports and facilities

Indoor sports facilities will also have a 50% capacity limitation and, in those that are outdoors, 60%

In addition, sports practice in groups will be reduced to a maximum of six people.

You will not be able to go out to do sports outside the area or city you have to apply the measures.

Within the municipalities, the free movement of its residents so you can play sports as long as the established rules are met

The exception would be for official competitions, for which the Action Protocol established by the Higher Sports Council will apply.

In the document no section on federated sport is includedTherefore, in the absence of the federations or the CSD publishing any rectification, the measures applied in the BOE will have to be applied.

Avoid "unnecessary travel"

Health indicates that a explicit recommendation to "avoid any unnecessary movement or displacement" and recommends that communities approve special action plans to control the spread of infections.

Fuente: 20 minutos

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