Relaxation of some of the Covid restrictions across our region from the 1st March

February 25, 2021
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President of the Valencian Government, Ximo Puig, has announced the relaxation of some of the Covid restrictions from next the 1st March.

This all comes about as Covid-19 cases in the region have fallen to 176 infections per 100,000 inhabitants, which is now half the national average.

He "thanks the Valencians for their effort to have managed to lower the infections. "We are better but we are still not well." There are currently 320 people in the ICUs of the Valencian Community. "Nobody thinks that we can relax. You have to go little by little and with common sense."

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Bars, restaurants and cafes will be able to reopen with dining will though only be allowed on the terraces. There will also be reduced opening hours and restictions on how many dinners.  Terraces can open until 6:00 p.m and only 4 people per table and they will have to wear a masks at all times when not consuming.

The weekend border closures in the 16 municipalities will no long happen so people will be free to travel between them but travel in and out of the region will be prohibited, except for very specific reasons. It will be from the weekend of 6th - 7th March, so it is still maintained this weekend.

Swimming pools and gyms will remain closed but outside sports will be able to resumme. 

Also the nightly curfew from 10pm to 6am will also remain in place and non-essential shops will still have to close at 8pm. 

Parks and gardens are re-opened and places of worship increase capacity up to 50%.