Britons vacationing on Costa del Sol could face 2am curfew due to spike in Covid rates – World News – .

Britons vacationing on Costa del Sol could face 2am curfew due to spike in Covid rates – World News – .

The British may soon have to rule the overseas party on the Costa del Sol.
Two of the local authorities in the Spanish holiday hotspot, Marbella and Estepona, face nighttime curfews due to their high number of coronavirus infections.

The measure is proposed by the regional government, which wants to limit travel between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m.

But the curfew can only be enforced if it is authorized by the Superior Court of Justice of Andalusia and approval is not guaranteed.

A similar request was made by the Canary Islands government for Tenerife but was dismissed on appeal.

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Beach curfews have already been imposed in the region



If introduced, it would deal a minor blow to Brits basking in the sun in the area, which has become much easier to visit since Westminster laws relaxed travel laws.

Now, people traveling from England to Spain do not need to self-isolate for ten days on their return, as long as they are doubly stung.

Public health officials say Marbella and Estepona have passed the 1,000 infections per 100,000 people mark in the past 14 days.

Malaga has just fallen below the 50 infection mark.

The Andalusian government says it has taken into account hospitalization and intensive care rates, the percentage of positive tests and vaccination coverage.

He is now pushing for a curfew from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m.

Coronavirus cases on the rise in Estepona


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Already restrictions on the area mean that bars and restaurants can only be half full inside, with a limit of four people per table and six outside,

Beaches are also closed from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. in hopes of deterring people from drinking after hours.

For now, coronavirus cases in Spain remain close to the country’s pandemic peak in January, with the country registering more than 26,000 yesterday.

However, over the past week infections have leveled off.

Despite this, it has been hinted that Spain could be added to the Plus Amber List during the next UK government review.


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