The beaches on Spain’s Costa del Sol have been ordered to close at 9.30pm as the region battles a second wave of Coronavirus
As part of many new extra regulations announced today, the Costa del Sol will see it’s beaches closed at 9.30pm in an attempt to stop social gatherings of late night revellers.
From 9:30pm onwards tourists and residents will be denied access to beaches in the region. Other new regulations also impact entertainment in hotels, as well as large events.
The new regulations were approved today and will apply throughout the region of Andalusia which includes Malaga, the home of the Costa del Sol, as well as eight other popular holiday districts such as Almeria, Cadiz, Seville and Granada.
Malaga has been highlighted in particular by officials concerned following a sudden surge in hospital admissions and one new death as of Monday.
Today the local government announced many futher regulations as well as the beach ban which consit of,
Weddings, celebrations and events will see their capacity reduced from 300 people to a maximum of 150 when held outdoors.
Events held inside will also have their attendance slashed by 75 percent.
The maximum number of guests is now 100.Further more, guests must remain seated at tables of no more than 10.
Open bars are banned, and service will be halted from 1am.
These measures apply to all catering establishments and hotels, as well as cinemas, theatres, festivals, congresses and sporting events.
At any congress meetings in Andalusia face masks must be worn.
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