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Catalonia will reopen the nightclubs before Sant Joan
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Catalonia will reopen the nightclubs before Sant Joan

Catalonia will reopen nightlife before the Sant Joan festival, which is celebrated on June 23. This means that in the next eleven days the discos, music bars and karaoke bars. This was announced by the Secretary General of the Catalan Federation of Associations of Restoration and Musical Activities (FECASARM), Joaquim Boadas, in statements to TV3. The sector has been closed for about 15 months due to restrictions due to the pandemic.The date However, this has yet to be decided. It will be agreed between the sector and the Procicat in the meeting to be held this Friday at noon. It also remains to be seen what the new one will be. opening hours, although FECASARM predicts that the maximum clo...
More than 14,000 infections and 133 deaths: Health reports a rebound in the pandemic after an adjustment in Catalonia
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More than 14,000 infections and 133 deaths: Health reports a rebound in the pandemic after an adjustment in Catalonia

An adjustment in the epidemiological data of Catalonia has added this Thursday almost 10,000 new infections to the figures of the Ministry of Health, which has notified a total of 14,004 new coronavirus infections and 133 deaths with positive diagnosis in Spain. "Catalonia has updated its database incorporating 9,381 cases with a diagnosis date between January 1 and June 6 that had not been previously notified ", specifies the department headed by Carolina Darias in the report. In this way, the total number of people infected since the beginning of the pandemic rises to 3,729,458 and the total number of deaths from coronavirus to 80,465 people.In terms of incidence, the slow but ...
Catalan nightlife asks the Government to act as Ayuso and bring its reopening to the National Court
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Catalan nightlife asks the Government to act as Ayuso and bring its reopening to the National Court

The Catalan Federation of Restoration and Musical Activities (Fecasarm) has asked the Generalitat to follow in the footsteps of the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, and take to the National audience the measures imposed by the Spanish government on reopening of nightlife, which currently allows the sector to operate until one in the morning. In a statement issued this Tuesday, the association believes that the measures approved by the Interterritorial Council of the Health System are "arbitrary and disproportionate" and points out that "They invade the exclusive powers of the Generalitat" in the matter of spectacles. "Outside of the state of alarm, the State does not hav...
Mass vaccination of Catalans between 45 and 49 years old begins
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Mass vaccination of Catalans between 45 and 49 years old begins

People who are between 45 and 49 years old have begun to receive the Covid vaccine in Catalonia this Monday. The call was opened last week and, although some of those born between 1972 and 1976 were able to make an appointment for the following days, the immunization of this age group begins en masse this Monday. One of the vaccination points is Hall 4 of the Fira de Barcelona, ​​where it is planned to administer throughout the day 6,000 doses of Pfizer and Moderna among 45-49 year olds and also of other age ranges. The idea is that the number of doses increases during the week and reaches 9,000 on Thursday, as indicated by the person in charge of attention to the citizens of this vaccination ...
Barcelona receives this Tuesday the first great face-to-face world fair after the Covid crisis and that anticipates Mobile
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Barcelona receives this Tuesday the first great face-to-face world fair after the Covid crisis and that anticipates Mobile

Barcelona resumes its face-to-face activity at fairs and congresses with the celebration of the first edition in the Catalan capital, converted into its permanent headquarters, of Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) Live & Online, the largest world congress of the audiovisual industry, which until now was organized in Amsterdam (Holland) and which in 2020 announced that it was leaving the Netherlands (due to lack of exhibition space) to settle in Barcelona. This will be the second major congress to be held in Barcelona worldwide after the mobile conference.In March, and after the rain of exhibitors who canceled their participation in the ISE (initially planned at the Fira Gran Via venue between...
Direct |  China forces a negative PCR on the 9 million inhabitants of Canton due to a resurgence of the Indian variant
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Direct | China forces a negative PCR on the 9 million inhabitants of Canton due to a resurgence of the Indian variant

The southeastern Chinese city of Canton as of today prohibited its 9.5 million inhabitants from moving to other places without a negative certificate coronavirus test after the last new outbreak registered in the city, caused by the variant india, according to the local press. Likewise, points will be established to carry out free covid tests to truckers with the objective of "guaranteeing the normal operation of cargo vehicles".In a national key, the data reported this Sunday by the autonomous communities on their health situations confirmed that coronavirus infections continue to decrease, although hospital pressure has suffered a slight rebound in some regions. Catalonia, for example, regi...
Barcelona plans a Sant Joan festival like the one in 2019 with the opening of all its beaches
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Barcelona plans a Sant Joan festival like the one in 2019 with the opening of all its beaches

On June 23, the people of Barcelona will once again enjoy the authentic verbena of St. John on the beach. Although last year the Barcelona City Council decided to close all its Beaches to avoid crowds due to the pandemic, this 2021 is scheduled to open and the return of music, dances and bonfires in the sand. It was announced this Monday by the Deputy Mayor for Security, Albert Batlle, during a press conference."The forecast is that this year there will be a festival in Sant Joan quite similar to the ones we have had before", said Batlle, who also pointed out that this will be extended to other locations: "I have already advanced that the beaches will be open, not only in Barcelona, ​​but als...
Deaths from Covid rise to 10 and new infections in residences rise to 51 in the last week
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Deaths from Covid rise to 10 and new infections in residences rise to 51 in the last week

Deaths from Covid-19 in nursing homes they have increased from 6 to 10 in the last week, At the same time, infections have increased slightly, going from 49 to 51, according to data published this Friday by the Institute for the Elderly and Social Services (Imserso). According to the updated data as of May 23, consulted by Europa Press, So far this year, 3,790 deaths from coronavirus have been registered in the residences of the Spanish elderly and 17,029 infections. Specifically, in the week of May 17 to 23, 10 deaths from coronavirus have been registered in residential centers for the elderly and 51 infections.By autonomous communities, Of the 10 deaths recorded in the last week...
There are already five communities that will begin to vaccinate people under 40 years of age: consult the list of autonomies
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There are already five communities that will begin to vaccinate people under 40 years of age: consult the list of autonomies

Several autonomous communities have already included people under 40 years of age in their vaccination plan for June and July, thus advancing in the planned schedule to vaccinate the entire Spanish population.After the announcement this Friday of Andalusia, there are already five communities (Valencian Community, Catalonia, Castilla-La Mancha and Extremadura) that have advanced that begin vaccinating people ages 30 to 39.The first regional executive to announce the immunization of the 30-39 age group was that of Castilla la Mancha, which advanced that the vaccination of this group could start in the last week of June throughout the community.Last Friday the second vice president and counselor of Health and Social Services of the Board of Estremadura, José María Vergeles, said that without ...
People aged 30 to 39 will be vaccinated against covid in at least four communities in several weeks
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People aged 30 to 39 will be vaccinated against covid in at least four communities in several weeks

The Ministry of Health and the autonomous communities approved this Wednesday to allow those under 60 years vaccinated with a first dose of AstraZeneca to choose, by signing an informed consent, if they complete the guideline with this same brand or with Pfizer. The minister, Carolina Darias, explained that this option, which is due to the "exceptional and extraordinary" circumstances of this case, "must go hand in hand with the Bioethics Committee." Darias also advanced that he is shuffling the possibility of vaccinating adolescents between 12 and 16 years of age before the next school year begins. However, he specified that we would also have to wait and see what the European ...