The Balearic Islands are studying to impose the use of the mask outdoors again

The spokesman for the Balearic Government, Iago Negueruela, has explained that the regional Executive will propose this Monday to the social agents “forcefulness” against excesses and a greater control of public spaces in which the infections are being registered, where it is not ruled out to return to the mandatory nature of the masks.

In the press conference after the Government Council on Monday, Negueruela has not advanced “out of respect” what measures to stop the escalation of infections he will present to the Social Dialogue Table – called for this Monday at 5:00 p.m. – although he has insisted that in addition to the forcefulness and control of spaces, the Government’s commitment also goes through the maintenance of safe activities.

The spokesman for the regional Executive has denied that the measures that are agreed on Monday and that would be approved this Tuesday in a new Government Council “be late” admitting that the increase in infections is worrying although the health situation “remains under control.” “We are on time, we have seen how other autonomous communities have taken steps backwards and have taken measures that we have not contemplated,” he said.

“Complex situation”

The minister has insisted on the “complexity” of the current situation and has recognized that the measures agreed upon and agreed upon – “nothing has been approved today” – will be aimed at avoiding crowds and practices “that put the health of thousands of people “not only those who practice them but also their contacts.

The spokesperson reiterated that the measures agreed upon and approved are directed “at certain practices and at certain ages.” Negueruela has denied the saturation of hospitals and has blamed the increased activity not only on the increase in infections but also on the growth of the floating population and the mobility that results in greater health, care and hospital activity.

“Although the situation of the hospitals It is not that of other months, measures have to be taken to stop the increase in infections“Negueruela added.

This Monday, Negueruela will present in Mallorca the new measures agreed at the Social Dialogue Table while the Minister of Health and Consumption, Patricia Gómez, will do so in Menorca; and the Minister for the Presidency, Public Function and Equality, Mercedes Garrido, will do so in Ibiza.


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