The state of alarm in Spain will end on 21 June 2020. At the end of June, if the epidemiological curve follows the same trend as until now, Spain would reach the so-called “new normal life”.
The following areas are in phase 2: Madrid, Catalonia (the health or sanitary districts of Alto Penedés y El Garraf, Cataluña Central, Girona, Barcelona, Metropolitana Norte y Metropolitana Sur, Lleida), Castilla y León (Ávila, Burgos, León, Palencia, Salamanca, Segovia, Soria, Valladolid and Zamora), Castilla – La Mancha (Toledo, Albacete and Ciudad Real), Ceuta, Valencia (Castellón, Valencia and Alicante).
The following áreas are in phase 3: Andalusia (Malaga, Almería, Cádiz, Granada, Córdoba, Huelva, Jaén and Sevilla provinces), Aragón (Huesca, Teruel y Zaragoza), Asturias, Balearic Islands (Ibiza, Menorca, Mallorca and Formentera), Canary Islands (Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, La Palma, El Hierro, La Graciosa and La Gomera), Catalonia (Alt-Pirineu y Arán health district and Tarragona), Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha (Guadalajara and Cuenca provinces), Extremadura (Cáceres and Badajoz), Galicia (A Coruña, Lugo, Orense and Pontevedra), La Rioja, Melilla, Murcia, Navarra, Basque Country (Álava, Vizcaya and Guipúzcoa).
In Phase 3, companies are still recommended to encourage remote work whenever possible. In those positions that, due to the type of activity, are mandatory in person, companies must comply with the hygiene and prevention measures of their workers (use of protective equipment, safety distance, substitution of transfer by fingerprint, etc.). In addition, companies must adjust schedules to avoid fringes of massive concentration of personnel.
Services, stores and retail stores, all open-air markets, large stores such as shopping malls are open, with a capacity limitation. Hotels, bars and restaurants can reopen inside. In all these places, a safety distance of two meters between people must also be guaranteed and customer cannot touch any of the products.
From Thursday, 21 May 2020, the use of face masks is compulsory in all public spaces – open and closed – where social distancing cannot be respected. A distance of two meters between clients needs to be respected.
The government has announced that the relaxation of driving & resting times will come into effect again on 01 June 2020. The mandatory 14-days quarantine for individuals returning from abroad, announced by the Spanish government on 12 May 2020, does not apply to drivers performing international transport operations.