Valencian Community opens up

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Valencian Community opens up
RESTRICTIONS: Covid situation has improved but Puig still recommends caution Photo credit: GVA.es

THE Valencian Community’s perimeter will reopen on May 9 when the State of Alarm ends,

Speaking earlier this week,  Generalitat president Ximo Puig confirmed that the restrictions preventing residents from leaving the region and barring others from entering it will be lifted.

Puig also added that as the Covid situation was favourable at present, the regional government had no plans to order its own closures at provincial or local level as had happened during the worst days of the third wave of the pandemic.

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What was under review, he admitted, was whether or not to retain other measures including the curfew which, if it remained in place, could be  shortened.

“All these questions will be analysed according to epidemiological reports,” Puig stressed.

“The situation has improved and is advancing thanks to the vaccines,” he said.


“But the virus is still here, people are still dying and patients are still being admitted to hospital.”


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Linda Hall
Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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