Entertainment Spain: The San Fermin holidays in Pamplona canceled for the 2nd year in a row (Mayor)
COVID protocol-related absences: 03/31/21
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L Estest of San Fermin in Pamplona, in northern Spain, including the bulls' releases Usually attracting tourists from around the world, are canceled for the second year in a row because of the pandemic, announced Monday the mayor of the city.
"It is with regret that I see myself obliged to officially cancel the holidays of the San Fermin for this year 2021", explained Enrique Maya at a press conference, pointing out that the holidays holding "Representative a truly very high risk" while the number of vaccinated people is still "far (from the level that can allow a) collective immunity".
NHL postpones Wednesday's Calgary-Vancouver game
The NHL has decided to ere on the side of caution as a result of Adam Gaudette’s positive COVID-19 test. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reports (Twitter link) that tonight’s game between the Canucks and Flames has been postponed. TSN’s Frank Seravalli tweets that the decision was made after more information has surfaced regarding Vancouver’s test results; that information obviously has not yet been made public.
The Navarre region, including Pamplona is the capital, is one of the Spanish regions that record the most cases of COVID-19. The incidence is approximately 400, according to the latest figures from the Ministry of Health dating from Friday, compared to 235 at the national level.
This cancellation is not a surprise. In early February, the regional authorities had already issued strong doubts about the organization of these festivities, judging that "an international party like San Fermin, where millions of people go, will not be possible."
last year, the pandemic had already private Pamplona of his holidays who are usually held from July 6th to 14th. This second cancellation represents a new shot of mass for the local economy.
During this period, the city usually lives at the rhythm of the dangerous bulls of combat bulls, including hundreds of people - dressed in white and red - try to get closer, in the cobbled streets of the historic center of Pamplona. "Encieros" that make many wounded and sometimes dead, encorded.
Other Spanish cities were forced to renounce, for the second consecutive year, to their traditional festivals because of the pandemic, as Seville (South) which canceled its religious processions of Holy Week.
26/04/2021 11:52:22 - Madrid (AFP) - © 2021 AFP
NHL's COVID protocol-related absences for May 8, 2021 .
Players in the protocol are: Colorado's Devan Dubnyk and Washington's Evgeny Kuznetsov.Calgary – TBA