The worrying generalized increase in infections in Spain has made several Autonomous Communities (CCAA) have begun to take action to try to contain the sixth wave. The last of them has been the Canary Islands, which as of December 10 will be able to request the covid passport to access certain spaces for public use.
The Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands (TSJC) has given this weekend the mandatory judicial endorsement of a measure that implies that this document can be requested that certifies that they are vaccinated to those who wish to enter hotel or nightlife venues, also allowing those in charge to apply the capacity allowed at the immediately lower covid alert level.
This measure, which is intended to stop the spread of the virus in the archipelago, It will enter into force from December 10 and will run until January 15.
The Canary Islands thus joins the list of communities that already apply the compulsory covid passport to make use of certain services such as Catalonia, Aragon, the Balearic Islands, the Valencian Community, Galicia, Murcia, the Basque Country and Navarra, with Cantabria and Andalusia already working on it. , while in Madrid, Castilla y León, Castilla-La Mancha, Extremadura, La Rioja and Asturias at the moment it is not necessary to have it.
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Catalonia. A total of 2,444 new confirmed cases of COVID have been counted in the last 24 hours, where the number of patients admitted to the ward and intensive care units has also increased significantly
In a brief statement, the RVD said last night that the symptoms presented by the princess they are “mild” and stressed that “adheres to the rules of life of people who have tested positive” for SARS-CoV-2, so those who have been in close contact with her in recent days have also been informed, following the protocol official. Photo: EFE / EPA / ROB ENGELAAR.
Netherlands. Princess Beatrice, former queen of the Netherlands and mother of King William Alexander, has tested positive for coronavirus after undergoing a test because she had mild symptoms of a cold, and is isolated at home, according to the government information service Dutch (RVD).
The request to renew until at least next June and depending on how the pandemic evolves goes beyond the date of March 31 foreseen by the regional government to cover the winter months, and responds to “The current situation of physician deficit and limit care overload in primary care”, according to the signatories of the letter. Efe
Primary care. The directors of 202 Madrid health centers and 97 local clinics in the region have requested by letter to the Ministry of Health the renewal of doctors with COVID contracts “at least until June 2022”, and that “exceptionally” enable 700 hospital doctors to attend “covid consultations in health centers.”
Demonstrations. Again there have been protests in some European countries. In Vienna, they have taken to the streets against confinement and the vaccine, which will be mandatory from February in Austria. It is the first country to impose it. The first major demonstration in the Netherlands also took place this Saturday after the closure of hotels and entertainment venues was decreed at five in the afternoon.
And in UK, the Government announced this Saturday that it will reintroduce the obligation to undergo a coronavirus test before traveling to the United Kingdom for all people, including those with the complete vaccination schedule in a country that represents for Murcia a third of foreign tourism and the higher foreign sector turnover. Health Minister Sajid Javid noted on Twitter that the measure is taken to try to “slow down the incursion of the omicron variant.”
The event will begin at 12 noon and it is the second consecutive year in which due to the health restrictions linked to the pandemic, it will be held in the street and not in the Lost Steps room of the Palace of Congress. since last year about 200 people gathered abroad.
Restrictions. The evolution of the pandemic has forced Congress to once again celebrate the anniversary of the Constitution in the Carrera de San Jerónimo, near the steps of the Puerta de los Leones, where the president of the Lower House, Meritxell Batet, will pronounce tomorrow a speech before the Prime Minister and senior political and institutional officials.
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The last to join has been the Canary Islands. The Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands (TSJC) has given the Canary Government the endorsement of its voluntary system of requesting a COVID certificate to access certain establishments and spaces for public use.
We review the last hour. A total of nine Spanish communities, in addition to the autonomous city of Melilla, already apply or will do so in the coming days the requirement of the COVID passport to try to contain the sixth wave of the coronavirus, which places the accumulated incidence at 14 days in the 248 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Read the complete information here.
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