The inhabitants of the agglomeration of Barcelona were called to "stay at home" except for reasons of first necessity following an increase in the cases of Covid-19, announced the spokeswoman of the Catalan regional government.
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Limitation of the reception capacity of bars
"They must stay at home as soon as it is not essential for them to go out," said Meritxell Budo to the press, announcing also the closure of cinemas, theaters or nightclubs, the ban on meetings of more than ten people and visits to retirement homes or limiting the capacity to 50% in bars and restaurants.
The Catalan authorities recommend that the people of Barcelona do not leave their home and do not go to their holiday home. Please note: this is not an obligation. It is legally impossible to reconfigure people at home because Spain is no longer under a state of emergency- Henry de Laguérie (@henrydelaguerie) July 17, 2020