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Children’s parks reopen and movement restrictions lifted as Catalonia exits state of alarm

Catalan government regains control of whole territory after 3-month lockdown imposed by Spain

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19 June 2020 11:35 AM

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ACN | Barcelona

The state of alarm imposed by Spain to prevent the spread of Covid-19 ended in Catalonia on Friday, after a decree signed by president Quim Torra came into force at midnight.

Lockdown measures were eased, movement restrictions lifted, and children’s parks reopened in Barcelona - after passing through Phase 3 - three months after Madrid triggered the state of alarm amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

As Catalonia enters a new phase in the fight against the pandemic, the government insists on the importance of wearing face masks, respecting the 1.5-meter interpersonal distance, and washing hands often.

President Torra stressed that his government trusts citizens to follow these safety recommendations, and that’s why Catalonia is moving "from prohibition to responsibility".

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