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Madrid expands restrictions in three municipalities and six basic health zones

The Minister of Health, Enrique Ruiz Escudero.

The Minister of Health, Enrique Ruiz Escudero.

The Community of Madrid is going to extend mobility restrictions from this Monday to six basic health zones (ZBS) and three localities, Therefore, a total of 11 zones and 10 localities will be closed perimeter in the region.

From 00:00 hours on Monday, April 5 until 00:00 hours on April 19, the areas of Las Margaritas, in Getafe; San Fernando, in San Fernando de Henares; in Madrid capital those of Alameda de Osuna (Barajas district), Rejas (San Blas-Canillejas district) and Chopera (Arganzuela district); and the basic area of ​​Villaviciosa de Odón.

Also from Monday April 5 and for two weeks entrances and exits will be limited except for justified reasons in the localities of La Cabrera, Moralzarzal and Colmenarejo.

It has been announced by the general director of Public Health, Elena Andradas, at the press conference to update the epidemiological situation of the Community of Madrid, which has specified that almost 324,000 citizens live in these new areas, 4.9% of the total in the region, and account for 7.4% of the cases of the last 14 days.

The General Directorate of Public Health maintains the criteria for limitations in these population centers at a threshold of more than 350 cases per 100,000 inhabitants at 14 days, increasing trend and community transmission.

Likewise, the restrictions are maintained until Monday, April 12 in the basic areas of Valley of the Olive (Majadahonda); in Madrid capital in the areas of Núñez Morgado (district of Chamartín), Virgen de Begoña (district of Fuencarral-El Pardo), Vicálvaro-Artilleros and Valdebernardo (both in the district of Vicálvaro); and in the towns of Navacerrada, Paracuellos de Jarama, Villanueva de la Cañada, Navas del Rey, Santos de la Humosa, Torrejón de Velasco and Chapineria.

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The Community of Madrid maintains the prohibition of meetings of non-cohabitants in homes, except in the case of care for third parties (elderly, dependents, minors or vulnerable people). In this sense, Ministry of Health Remember that 80% of COVID-19 infections occur in the family and home.

It also continues limitation of night mobility from 11:00 p.m. to 06:00 a.m. and that the hotel and restaurant sector can remain open until 11:00 pm, with the entry of new guests after 10:00 pm being prohibited.

Vaccination at the WiZink

In addition, the Community of Madrid will launch at the end of next week a new mass vaccination point in the Wizink Center to vaccinate people between 60 and 65 years old in the morning and afternoon.

It has been announced by the Minister of Health of the Community of Madrid, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, at the press conference to update the epidemiological situation in the region.

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