8th August 2020
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Germany advises against travelling to Catalonia, Aragón and Navarra

Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (7 August)

The German government has now also advised citizens not to travel to three Spanish regions – Catalonia, Aragón and Navarra – due to the ‘high number’ of infections of Coronavirus (Covid-19).

Germany’s foreign ministry has warned against unnecessary travel to the three regions due to their ‘high infection numbers and local lockdowns’.

‘We currently advise against unnecessary tourist trips to the autonomous communities of Aragón, Catalonia and Navarra due to high infection numbers and local lockdowns,’ the ministry said on its website.

Out of 855 new infections registered over a 24 hour period by Spain’s Health Ministry on Monday474 were in Aragón (with 2,472 new cases there in the past 7 days), 94 in Navarra, (609 new cases in the past 7 days) and 71 in Catalonia (5,585 in past 7 days).

An image of a flight arrivals board at Barcelona airport
An image of a flight arrivals board at Barcelona airport during the height of the lockdown in April 2020. (Edu Bayer).

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