The Spanish authorities stated that the situation with COVID-19 in the country under control
Spain currently is a safe country with an epidemiological point of view, but other States have every right to give advice to its citizens about travel, said the foreign Minister Arantxa gonzález Laya.
"Insist that the situation in Spain under control. Some member countries of the European Union are advised not to travel to those places where the level of contamination COVID-19 above. It's okay, because in Spain are advised not to travel to areas where infection COVID-19 higher," - said the Minister at a press conference in Athens, her words lead Agency Efe.
On Tuesday Germany has not encouraged its citizens to travel to three Spanish Autonomous communities - Catalonia, Aragon and Navarra.
The UK has previously imposed two-week quarantine for anyone arriving from Spain, and these measures on Monday, the British authorities extended to the Canary and Balearic Islands, where the epidemiological situation remains stable.
The Minister said that negotiations with the British authorities. "We do this for the whole of Spain, and primarily for two regions - the island. These are areas where you can very clearly track the re-flash, where the infection rate is much lower than in the UK," said the Minister.
That the situation is under control, said Tuesday the official representative of the Spanish government, Finance Minister maría jesús Montero. "We're a safe direction," she said at a press conference following the meeting of the government. According to her, a preventive measure "work", the majority of detected cases of infections are asymptomatic. "A serious work", - the Minister added.
Minister of health Salvador, Ilya has also announced a "controlled scenario". "Internationally, the pandemic is not under control. In Europe, there are outbreaks associated with families, leisure and some work activities. The same thing we see in Spain," he explained. Currently, according to him, the country has 361 active outbreak, more than half of them covers less than 10 people.
In addition to the UK quarantine for visitors from Spain entered Norway. The authorities of Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Germany do not recommend its citizens to visit the country.
Over the past two weeks, the epidemiological situation has deteriorated in several regions of Spain, primarily in Catalonia and Aragon. Two weeks were identified 22 125 new cases of infection COVID-19 of them in Catalonia - 10.1 thousand, in Aragon - 4.1 thousand. Regional authorities impose additional health measures, in particular in Barcelona and other regions of the Autonomous community are not recommended to take to the streets unless absolutely necessary, closed nightlife, introduced high fines for drinking alcohol in the streets. In all Autonomous communities except the Canary Islands, introduced compulsory wearing of masks in all public places, but also in the streets, even if it is possible to observe two meters of social distance.
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