The Generalitat orders the confinement in Lleida due to a regrowth of coronavirus

The Generalitat of Catalunya has announced that from this noon the Segrià region will return to confinement due to the increase in cases of coronavirus. That is why the entrances and exits in the affected territory and the meetings of more than ten people have also been restricted.

He has been the President of the Govern, Quim Torra, the person in charge of communicating this news, after participating this morning in an urgent Procicat meeting, called in response to the increase in cases of contagion in the province.

The field hospital is next to the Arnau University Hospital in Vilanova de Lleida.

“From 16 hours on, the entry and exit of the region will be prohibited except for working people [esenciales o no], carriers, provision of services, shops and other economic activities “, explained the Minister of Interior, Miquel Buch, in the press appearance in which he has participated with Torra and the Minister of Health, Alba Vergés.

For his part, Torra has asked citizens to avoid the busiest places, concentrations and crowds: “Wait a while to do the massive social gatherings that you can now perfectly delay and that you had planned”.

“It is important that we now make this effort to protect you and your loved ones,” insisted the Catalan leader. “We have warned from the beginning that all precautions need to be taken and advice and recommendations must be followed.”