The authorities' call to avoid crowds does not seem to have penetrated the population that this Saturday packed some of the main shopping streets in cities such as Madrid or Malaga.
The madness of Black Friday, which in many stores prolonged the discounts throughout the weekend, caused many to go out in Madrid to the streets in search of the long-awaited bargain, without taking into account the recommendations to maintain
the safety distance.
The same happened with the lighting of the Christmas lights in the Malaga street Larios, which caused
outrage in the networks.
Some did not understand how this could happen if we have not yet come out of the second wave and wondered if "there is someone in charge".
Others called "irresponsible" those who had gone shopping and criticized that later they would come "to cry" to the emergency room.
And some did not understand "the relaxation" both of those who walk quietly without keeping a safe distance and of the authorities who are not in charge of preventing crowds.
And it is that the warnings seem not to be enough.
The Minister of Health of the Community of Madrid, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, made an appeal this Friday to the people of Madrid to "avoid shopping streets and crowds."
"We must be aware that they are not normal holidays. We must avoid shopping streets, crowds, and this is applicable to Christmas recommendations," he said.
Likewise, he urged the people of Madrid to adopt "the maximum responsibility", since "it is a virus that does not allow you to relax or trust."
"You have to be responsible. It can put us in danger," he said, then recalling the importance of "keeping a safe distance, wearing a mask, ventilating and avoiding all unnecessary movement.
Meanwhile, in Malaga, the lighting of the Christmas lights in the popular Larios street also brought together many people, which caused more criticism on the networks, despite the fact that the Malaga City Council denied that there had been agglomerations.
"What good is all the effort made if a few are going to load it up in less than two weeks," one tweeter asked indignantly.
For others, it is incomprehensible that shops are forced to close at 6:00 p.m., while the streets, on the contrary, are full.
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