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Madrid restricts social gatherings between midnight-6am to cohabitants

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The Madrid regional government is to limit social gatherings only to cohabitants between midnight and 6am, as part of new restrictions after the state of alarm ends on Saturday. The new measure will come into effect from 5pm on Saturday.

A state of alarm was imposed on the region of Madrid on Friday 9 October, officially for a period of 15 days. It will expire on the afternoon of Saturday 24 October. The same measures that were in place for a previous partial lockdown in Madrid became enforceable only via the state of alarm, after the region’s authorities had opposed the original measures in court. Any extension to the state of alarm in Madrid would have needed to pass via a vote in the Spanish Congress.

Enrique Ruiz Escudero, the chief of health for the Madrid region. (Comunidad.Madrid)

Madrid will also return to partial lockdown restrictions previously imposed on healthcare zones in the region.

The new measures announced on Friday are as follows:

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