11/24/2020, 2:48 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Spain to limit gatherings to 6 people - report

The Spanish government is planning to limit both indoor social gatherings to six people to curb the further spread of coronavirus during the holiday season, in addition to the previously declared state of emergency, El Mundo reported on Tuesday.

Quoting the document obtained from the country's Health Ministry, the government's intention is to prevent large gatherings for Christmas and New Year's Eve to avoid new spikes in infections from COVID-19.

Earlier, Madrid decided it would shut from December 4 to December 14, while Catalonia closed its borders. As of Monday, Spain counts 1,582,616 cases and 43,131 fatalities related to coronavirus.

Breaking the News / JR