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The upward trend in coronavirus infections in the Community of Madrid for the second consecutive week will cause other neighborhoods and probably also municipalities in the region to be confined to the perimeter.

The Government of Isabel Díaz Ayuso will

announce the details of the locations this Saturday

and the prohibition to enter and leave them except for justified reasons will come into force in principle from midnight on Monday. In total there are 12 new Basic Health Zones

d in which there has been a cumulative incidence greater than the

400 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days

, according to the latest epidemiological data made public by the Ministry of Health.

This is the threshold from which limitations are applied to travel in addition to more restrictive gauges, although it is not the only criterion. Thus, the six areas of Madrid capital that today could be closed perimeter from next week are


, in the Centro district;

Guzman the Good

, in Chamberí;

General Moscardó

, in Tetouan;


, in Moncloa;


, in Fuencarral-El Pardo;


Federica Montseny

, in Puente de Vallecas.

They would join Andrés Mellado, also in Chamberí, and Sanchinarro -with the exception of the access to El Corte Inglés-, in Hortaleza, which will remain with restrictions for at least one more week. In addition, the neighborhoods of

Coimbra Park

, in Móstoles, where there are already two confined areas - Mayor Bartolomé González and Felipe II-;

Getafe North



Catholic kings

and V

Centennial in Alcobendas

, a municipality in which La Moraleja remains closed for the moment, although in this case its evolution of cases has been downward in recent days.

Finally, the Basic Health Zones of Spain are in a worrying situation.

Cadalso of the Glasses

, on which the municipality of Cenicientos also depends, and that of


, a health reference of several towns in the surrounding area. Along with exceeding 400 infections per 100,000 inhabitants of accumulated incidence, another of the criteria that determine whether movements are restricted in a specific area is that of

if the trend is stable or growing


Finally, it is taken into account that "geographical contiguity" with other neighborhoods or localities allows movement control. The Ministry of Health explains that a

daily monitoring of the number of cases and their evolution

and that the new measures to be adopted will depend on this analysis.

What is still being ruled out for the moment is an intensification of restrictions on trade and hospitality, which must remain closed during the night curfew from 00:00 to 06:00. «We think the context is very important, see the trend , see where the infections are occurring and why and take the most appropriate measures to cut growth, "said Antonio Zapatero, Deputy Minister of Public Health and the Covid-19 Plan.

Even though it's still Wednesday

we have a long week ahead

to make decisions on Saturday, "he said.

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