World Spanish court overrides Corona curfew in Catalonia
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© Ulrich Perrey The drug Remdesivir from the US manufacturer Gilead is provisionally approved in Europe for the treatment of corona patients. The EU Commission granted a conditional market approval on Friday. For the first time since the start of the corona pandemic, Latin America has recovered in Europe in the number of corona infections. As of Friday's AFP census, the South American authorities reported a total of 2.73 million cases and Europe just under 2.7 million cases. With more than 2.8
A Spanish court has overridden the Corona curfew for more than 200,000 people in the Catalonia region. The Supreme Court of Catalonia announced on Monday in the short message service Twitter that the curfew ordered by the regional government violated applicable law. The court decision can be challenged.
Due to a new corona infection center, the Catalonian regional government imposed a curfew on the Lleida area (Lérida) on Saturday evening, which came into force on Sunday. The area had been isolated from the rest of the country a week earlier.
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The hospitals in the area around Lleida are on the brink of overload. The area's curfew is the first such measure since the Corona pandemic emergency in Spain ended on June 21. Those affected are only allowed to leave their homes to go to work or a doctor or to buy groceries. Gatherings of more than ten people have been prohibited.
Spain has meanwhile become one of the countries most severely affected by the corona pandemic in Europe. More than 28,400 people died. Nationwide, a mask requirement applies to publicly accessible closed rooms as well as for outdoor areas in which compliance with the distance rules cannot be guaranteed.
In the region of Catalonia, however, there has been a tightened mask requirement since Thursday, which also provides for mouth and nose protection outdoors while observing the distance rules. A tightened mask requirement has also been applicable on Mallorca and the other Balearic Islands since Monday.
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