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Spain: Catalonia tracks door-to-door virus
© Pau BARRENA Covid-19 screening center, in Ripollet, in northeastern Spain, August 6, 2020 Catalonia continued Thursday an intensive coronavirus screening campaign, sometimes door-to-door, in three cities in order to curb the increase in contagions which threaten this region of northeastern Spain, one of the most affected by the pandemic. Around a hundred people flocked to an emergency medical center set up in Ripollet, north of Barcelona, on Thursday to get tested for free for Covid-19.
With the coronavirus rebounding in parts of Spain , it appears that several regions have not adequately prepared to trace new infections in what was supposed to be an early detection system to prevent a new cascade of A German cruise ship set sail for the first time since the industry was shut down.
Spain is imposing a nationwide lockdown in a bid to tackle the coronavirus , Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has confirmed. It prevents citizens from leaving their homes except to buy food and medicine and for work or emergencies.
MADRID (Reuters) - All Spanish regions agreed to order the closure of nightclubs and to ban smoking in outdoor areas when keeping a safe distance is impossible, among other measures aimed at curbing a rise in coronavirus infections, Health minister Salvador Illa said on Friday.
Illa also advised against meetings of more than 10 people, and warned young people specifically not to gather outside to drink alcohol.
Infections have spiked in recent days, bringing the total as of Thursday to 337,334 since the pandemic began.
(Reporting by Inti Landauro; Editing by Isla Binnie)
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