What can be done in Catalonia from today

    What can be done in Catalonia from today

    Today, April 9, the new measures of the Generalitat against the transmission of the coronavirus in Catalonia come into force, which will remain in force until April 19. The restriction of mobility to the county limits is reestablished after several weeks of opening, so that this weekend the departure from the big cities will be contained again. Interior has announced more than 350 daily controls of the Mossos d’Esquadra to prevent unauthorized movements.


    You cannot leave the region without just cause. Cultural, tourist or restaurant activities are not exceptions.

    The regional confinement may be broken when the trip is related to an activity that cannot be carried out electronically: compliance with labor or legal obligations, attendance at educational centers, return to habitual residence for a justified need, assistance to minors, the elderly or dependents; trips to financial entities or gas stations in bordering regions, administrative procedures that cannot be postponed, exams that cannot be postponed, authorized sports competitions, transport of goods or educational or educational recreational activities outside the center.

    To prove the departure from the region for any of the exceptions mentioned, it is necessary to fill in a self-responsibility form.

    Social activities

    As of April 10, meetings limited to a maximum of 6 people and 2 conviviality bubbles, except cohabitants.

    Exceptions: Means of public transport, work activities, worship activities and religious acts, teaching activities, areas with specific regulations, such as culture (cinemas, theaters, libraries, museums) or sports (gyms, federated competitions), right to demonstrate, extracurricular and recreational activities for children and young people.

    Night confinement

    From 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., except for justified reasons.


    Telecommuting, except when not possible.

    Congresses, conventions, fairs and the like are suspended.

    Bars and restaurants

    Opening hours from 7.30 am to 5.00 pm.

    Pick up at the premises until 10:00 pm and home delivery until 11:00 pm.

    Occupancy: 100% outside and 30% inside. Tables with a maximum of 4 people. 2 meters of separation between diners and tables.


    ESO, Primary and Infant, face-to-face classes.

    Universities: simultaneous presence up to a maximum of 30%.

    Baccalaureate and training cycles, reduction of face-to-face activity.

    Extracurricular activities outside the educational centers are allowed, with a maximum of 6 people, with the exception of those who preserve the bubble group.


    50% outdoor sports equipment and swimming pools.

    Equipment in closed spaces at 30%.

    Without an audience in professional soccer and basketball competitions.

    Public 50% in the open air and 30% in pavilions in the rest of the competitions.

    Stores and shopping centers

    Open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. even on weekends with a maximum capacity of 30%.


    Museums, libraries and exhibition halls with 50% capacity.

    The public must be seated in cinemas, theaters, activities of popular and traditional culture, auditoriums and concert halls. Maximum of 500 people in closed spaces or 1,000 with reinforced ventilation.


    Gambling halls, casinos and bingo halls at 30% of the capacity, with a maximum of 100 people or 250 in establishments with reinforced ventilation. Groups of a maximum of 6 people and a distance of 2 meters between groups. Complementary bar and restaurant services closed.

    Religious acts

    30% of the total capacity and a maximum of 500 people. Outdoors or with optimal ventilation, maximum 1,000 people.

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