1/3 of the cases of coronavirus in Spain are in Madrid, mostly crowded and poor neighborhoods in the southern part of the capital.
Madrid is tightening measures against the coronavirus due to the growth of those infected
The number of those present at funerals, weddings and baptisms is limited
“We are taking action measures, but they are not enough. Nothing will work if we are not responsible, “warned Antonio Zapatero, who is leading the action against the virus in Madrid.
“There is letting go of behavior we can’t afford“, he said and stressed that people organize parties, drinking in the streets and not following the quarantine rules.
Zapatero did not disclose details of the measures to be announced on Friday, but noted that the health ministry is considering blocking the areas with the most cases of coronavirus.
In Madrid, residents are advised to stay at home because of more than a thousand new infections
Spain has registered 3,650 coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours
Since traffic restrictions were lifted and mass testing began in late June, coronavirus cases in Spain have risen from several hundred a day to thousands.
In Spain there is a common 603 167 confirmed cases, most in Western Europe, with more than 30,000 dead.
Authorities in Madrid hope so start using quick tests next week, which will help to track and control the virus faster.
In Madrid, people are advised to wear masks at home
Spain has introduced some of the strictest rules for wearing a mask in Europe