COVID-19 : The Junta de Andalucía plans for next week a “small opening” in the restrictions

The Junta de Andalucía has opened this Friday the possibility of relaxing the anticovid measures in force in the community in the coming days if the third wave keeps receding at the current rate.

This was pointed out this Friday by the President of the Autonomous Government, Juanma Moreno, announcing a possible «small opening»At the end of the month – that is, next week – on mobility restrictions and limitations on the Andalusian economic sector.

The regional leader, in an appearance before the media during his visit to the municipality of Padul (Granada), has shown its confidence that the pandemic is reaching its “final” stretch, after it has already left more than 8,000 deaths in the community, 1,500 of them only during this month of February.

This Friday Andalusia has registered the fourth consecutive day of decline in its hospitalized by Covid-19 and has reduced its rate by 41% in the last week, although the new strains they oblige us to continue being prudent and responsible.


The president has trusted that we are already in “the final part” of this pandemic, not only because of what the data of this third wave indicate, the “most difficult and that is beginning to decline”, but because the process has already begun vaccination against the coronavirus, which in Andalusia is currently in the phase of over 80 years old.

Juanma Moreno has trusted that as of April, the central government will send Andalusia between 2 and 4 million vaccines, which would make it possible to reach summer with a 70% of the immunized population.

Faced with these scenarios, the Chief Executive has announced that if they encrypt them, they accompany and continue to decrease the incidence of the virus and the number of hospitalized, at the end of February, «we could consider the possibility of doing some small opening in limitation of mobility and economic sectors, but always with conditions and limitations “, because there is the” threat “of the different variants of the coronavirus, such as the British, South African or Brazilian.

For Juanma Moreno, although there is a horizon «positive and hopeful ”, but you have to have a lot of prudence and responsibility and do not forget that 700 people have died in Andalusia in the last six days.

The president has stressed, especially given the arrival of good weather that encourages people to go out, that we have to limit ourselves “a little” and continue to maintain all the security measures, because you must never lose your fear of this virus, which is taking away many people and of all ages.