New restrictions due to COVID in Galicia: measures, when they come into force and curfew

New restrictions due to COVID in Galicia: measures, when they come into force and curfew


He coronavirus continues unstoppable in its path and the latest data in Spain are not encouraging at all. He Ministry of Health picked up on Tuesday 14,060 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, of which 747 belonged to the Autonomous Community of Galicia, some figures that have not liked anything to Alberto Núlez Feijóo, president of the Board, which has not hesitated to tighten measures in the region to curb high transmission. The councils have moved to two levels of transmission: medium-high level and maximum level. Those with the maximum level will be confined perimeter.

From January 15

As of this Friday, January 15, the new restrictions imposed by the regional government will come into force that has decreed the perimeter closure of 60 municipalities, among them Vigo, Lugo and Pontevedra that, although they are not at the maximum level, the authorities have decided to limit their mobility.


In those places where the perimeter closures, the hotel business will be prohibited from consuming indoors and the terraces may only be open until 6:00 p.m. The gambling venues may not open their doors and in the shopping centers must have a capacity of 30%. At rest of the community, the capacity inside bars and restaurants will be one 30% and a 50% on terraces. They must also end their services at 6:00 p.m.

Curfew, social gatherings and shops

The curfew will be brought forward in all of Galicia at 22:00 and the Social gatherings will be limited to a maximum of four non-living people, although the Xunta recommends limiting interactions of this type as much as possible. The closing of the shops is early at 9:30 p.m. and hospital visits are limited in all areas to one person per patient except in exceptional cases.

In the sport activities will be allowed groups of maximum 4 people with a capacity of 50%. In the cinemas, theaters and auditoriums the assistance of 250 people indoors and 500 outdoors. The assistants they must always be seated. All the new measures imposed by Galicia They will be valid, at least, until January 31.

Perimeter confines

This type of mobility restrictions they will be individual, that is to say, mobility is restricted in each council. You will only be able to leave and enter them if it is with just cause in terms of work, academic and attendance reasons.

Confined municipalities

A coruña

A Coruña, Arteixo, Cambre, Culleredo, Oleiros, Carballo, Santiago de Compostela, Ames, Ribeira, Boiro, Rianxo, Noia, Ferrol, Narón, Fene, Cee, Camariñas, Cerceda, Laxe, Vimianzo, Cabanas, Pontedeume, Ortigueira, Outes , Porto do Son, A Pobra do Caramiñal, Melide, Oroso, Trazo and Val do Dubra.


Lugo, Vilalba, Viveiro and Xove.


Ourense, Barbadás, Carballiño, Verín, Allariz, Monterrei and Xinzo de Limia.


Pontevedra, Vigo, A Estrada, Poio, Bueu, Moaña, Baiona, Ponteareas, Redondela, A Guarda, Tomiño, Tui, Vilagarcía, Vilanova, A Illa de Arousa, Valga, Pontecesures, Caldas de Reis, Oia, Cuntis, O Rosal and Salvaterra do Miño.

Situation in Galicia

In total, since the beginning of the pandemic, the Galician community has registered 68,633 infections and 1,450 people have lost their lives, 45 of them in the last seven days. Galicia is the ninth most affected region in Spain behind of Madrid, Catalonia, Andalusia, Valencia, Castilla y León, Basque Country, Castilla-La Mancha and Aragon.

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