China News Service, October 30. According to Euronet, citing a report from Spain’s Eurolink News Agency, on the 29th local time, data from the Spanish Ministry of Health's epidemic report showed that in the past 24 hours, there were 23,580 new confirmed cases of new crown and 173 new deaths across the country. example.
As of that day, the country has confirmed more than 1.16 million cases and more than 35,000 deaths.
According to reports, in view of the current situation of the epidemic, the Spanish Congress passed a bill extending the state of emergency with 194 votes in favor, 53 votes against, and 99 abstentions on the 29th, extending the state of emergency until May 9, 2021.
Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez announced on the 25th that the country has entered a 15-day state of national emergency and proposed to Congress to extend the national emergency for six months.
According to the report, the Spanish Minister of Health Salvador Ilia stated in the Congress that the people have experienced severe fatigue after months of fighting the epidemic. Although they can understand the people’s inability to gather with relatives and friends, the epidemic continues to worsen. Now is not the time to relax the epidemic prevention policy, and the days to come will still be very difficult.
He emphasized that the top priority is to effectively control the further spread of the virus and ensure the health and safety of the people.
According to the Spanish national emergency order, people will be prohibited from moving across regions, and each region will implement a curfew from 11 pm to 6 am, and allow flexible extension of the curfew by one hour before and after.
The law will also give local governments more autonomy so that localities can formulate their own epidemic prevention measures.
The report pointed out that this is the second time Spain has declared a state of emergency in the country, and the first time was in mid-March.
However, after the first lockdown measures were lifted at the end of June, the number of confirmed cases in Spain has continued to rise.
On October 21, Spain became the first European country with more than 1 million confirmed cases of new crown.