Catalonia's government will make it mandatory to wear a face mask outdoors to slow down the infection with the corona virus.
It says a spokeswoman Meritxell Budo at a news conference Tuesday according to the news agency dpa.
Since the 27. June have the danes been able to travel to Spain as well as other european countries for an up to date travel advice from the foreign Ministry.
the Government will tighten the rules, after the region has registered more than 1000 new cases of corona virus since the beginning of June.
The last 24 hours 64 new smittetilfælde been discovered.
The increasing number of infected was Saturday the authorities to place approximately 210,000 people in lockdown in the area around the city of Lerida, west of Barcelona.
Here, everyone is encouraged not to meet, like people are only allowed to travel in and out of the region to take on the work.
According to the current rules, citizens of Spain only wear a face mask outdoors if it is impossible for them to keep one and a half meters distance to the other.
It can be, for example, in connection with the public transport.
But the Catalan authorities will make ansigtsmasken mandatory no matter what.
- We have noticed that the use of the masks has fallen a bit. So there may need to tighten up the rules, says Meritxell Budo according to AFP news agency.
She adds that the details of the proposal must be approved at a meeting of the local government in Catalonia on Wednesday.
the Head of the Spanish national institute of health, Fernando Simon, said Monday that he is 'very concerned' for the current outbreak in Catalonia.
at the same time is further 70,000 people isolated in Galicia in northwestern Spain after the new outbreak of the corona.
Spain has been one of the hardest hit countries in Europe during the pandemic, with more than 28,000 deaths.