Spain to Begin Easing COVID-19 Restrictions in Madrid, Barcelona

Chosun Ilbo | May 23, 2020 at 8:16 AM
  • The Spanish government Friday announced it will allow the cities of Madrid and Barcelona to ease their COVID-19-related lockdown measures beginning Monday.
  • The loosening of limits is staggered over four stages, with a requirement that certain targets, including the number of cases and hospital capacity, are met before moving onto the next stage.
  • The sparsely populated Canary Islands of La Graciosa, El Hierro and La, Gomera, as well as Formentera in the Balearics, were freed from most restrictions on Monday.