World Report: Barcelona faces new lockout as Tokyo raises alert level | Coronavirus epidemic

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Part of the northern region of Spain, Catalonia, is again blocked, Barcelona suggesting that it could also follow suit with restrictions in certain districts, the authorities seeking to control the resurgence of cases of coronavirus appearing a few weeks only after the lifting of the national closure.

As a judge quashed an earlier court decision to approve the Lleida home stay order, west of Barcelona, ​​friction arose over how to handle an increase in cases in a suburb of the Catalan capital.

The new foreclosure came when the Spanish island town of Magaluf in Mallorca closed two of its main party bands popular with British and German tourists after videos of crowded and intoxicated scenes involving disrespectful Britons were taken. released earlier this week.

The new restrictions are a double blow to the Spanish economy, which is heavily dependent on tourism, as the country struggles to emerge from one of the most serious epidemics in Europe which has killed more than 28,000 people.

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