There is seen a steep increase in the number of people infected with coronavirus, near the city of Lerida in the north-eastern region of Catalonia in Spain.
It means that the whole area, which is home to about 200,000 citizens, is shut down from 12 o'clock Saturday.
It informs Catalonia's regional president, Quim the torra, according to AFP news agency.
- We have decided to close the area, on the basis of data that confirm a steep increase in the number of Covid-19-infections, he says.
Quim the torra adds that no one is allowed to leave or enter the area. Citizens who live in the area - Costers del Segre - has until 16 o'clock Saturday afternoon to get in.
Also, an individual who is not resident in the area, until 16 o'clock to leave it.
Quim the torra denotes the closure as 'a tough decision' taken to take care of the health of the population, writes the Spanish newspaper El País.
Lerida is located about 150 kilometers west of the city of Barcelona.
the Restrictions also affect transport and shops, reports El País. According to the newspaper, there is not time limit on the restrictions. They are valid until they are repealed.
this is The first time, introduced restrictions on people's freedom of movement in Spain, after the country's condition of emergency was lifted 21. June, writes the news agency NTB.
Smitteudbruddet must be linked to workers in agriculture.
Catalonia's regional minister of health, Alba Vergés, says according to AFP, to assemblies of over ten people in the area are prohibited. The same is plejehjemsbesøg.
Spain has registered 250.545 smittetilfælde according to Johns Hopkins University. The country has over 28,000 deaths related to coronaviruses.
on Friday, Spain recorded 17 new coronadødsfald. This is the largest increase on a day ago 19. June.