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  • Spain has declared a new state of emergency in an effort to curb soaring coronavirus infections.

  • Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Sunday that the measures to come into force that evening will require all regions except the Canary Islands to impose a nighttime curfew and limit the number of people allowed to meet 26 is there to travel between regions will also be banned in certain cases.

  • Spain imposed one of the toughest lockdowns early on in the pandemic on then relaxed curbs over the summer.

  • But like many other European countries, it's seen a second wave hit in recent weeks and now has one of the highest numbers of infections in Western Europe.

  • Total cases have passed a million on the death toll is nearing 35,000.

  • The state of emergency will need parliamentary approval to last beyond 15 days on.

Spain has declared a new state of emergency in an effort to curb soaring coronavirus infections.

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Spain announces new state of emergency as COVID infections soar

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/25
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