Mallorca which is experiencing a steep rise in new infections has ordered bars and restaurants to close their outdoor spaces from 6pm while across the Balearic Islands social gatherings have now been capped at six people except in Ibiza where a group of 10 people can meet in the open air.

A 10pm curfew across the islands is to be extended for another forthnight.

Meanwhile Madrid has placed new limitations on entering and exiting a further four Basic Healthcare Zones bringing the total restricted zones to ten.

Catalonia has decided not to impose tighter restrictions but has opted to extend current rules for a further 14 days.

Regional authorities in Extremadura are insisting that bars and restaurants close between 6pm and 8pm on New Year’s Eve and extended the measure to include the dates of January 1st, 2nd, 5th and 6th.

In Cantabria, the curfew has been brought forward an hour to 00:30 and the number of people who can gather for a celebratory meal has been reduced to six on New Year’s Eve, four fewer than were permitted on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

The Health Ministry has published an interactive map that allows you to check the restrictions currently in place in each of Spain’s 17 autonomous regions.


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