Eight Municipalities Can Reopen Shops And Bars

Eight Municipalities Can Reopen Shops And Bars. 8 municipalities in Malaga Province will be permitted to reopen non-essential businesses.

Eight Municipalities Can Reopen Shops And Bars

Eight Municipalities Can Reopen Shops And Bars

The latest coronavirus incidence figures show that eight municipalities in Malaga Province have now fallen below the 1000 infections per 100,000 people threshold.  These municipalities may reopen bars, restaurants, and shops after midnight tonight (Friday into Saturday 6th February), though the perimetre borders must remain closed.  The eight municipalities are:

  • Alfarnatejo
  • Alhaurín el Grande
  • Álora
  • Cañete la Real
  • Cútar
  • Moclinejo
  • Mollina
  • Igualeja

Two municipalities have exceeded the incidence rate threshold of 1000 cases per 100,000 people over the last 14 days and will be required to close all non-essential businesses.  These are:

  • Canillas de Albaida
  • Villanueva de Tapia

Here is the complete list of municipalities in Malaga Province where non-essential businesses are closed (updated 05.02.2021):

  1. Alameda
  2. Alfarnate
  3. Algatocín
  4. Alhaurín de la Torre
  5. Almargen
  6. Ardales
  7. Arriate
  8. Benamocarra
  9. Benaoján
  10. Benarrabá
  11. Canillas de Albaida
  12. Cartajima
  13. Casabermeja
  14. Casares
  15. Cortes de la Frontera
  16. Coín
  17. El Borge
  18. Estepona
  19. Faraján
  20. Genalguacil
  21. Jubrique
  22. Málaga capital
  23. Manilva
  24. Marbella
  25. Ojén
  26. Pizarra
  27. Ronda
  28. Teba
  29. Tolox
  30. Villanueva del Rosario
  31. Villanueva del Trabuco
  32. Villanueva de Tapia
  33. Vélez-Málaga
Non Essential Businesses Open

Bars and restaurants can open until 6pm in municipalities with an incidence rate below 1000 per 100,000 people

Municipal Border Closures

Border closures have been lifted today for another four municipalities as the incidence rate has fallen below 500 cases per 100,000 peopleThese are:

  • Archidona
  • Comares
  • Humilladero
  • Viñuela.

Two municipalities in Malaga Province have exceeded the 500 cases threshold and will close their municipal borders.  These are:

  • Arenas
  • Cuevas del Becerro

Here is the complete list of municipalities with closed borders in Malaga Province (updated 05.02.2021):

  1. Alcaucín
  2. Alfarnatejo
  3. Algarrobo
  4. Alhaurín el Grande
  5. Almáchar
  6. Álora
  7. Antequera
  8. Archez
  9. Arenas
  10. Benalmádena
  11. Benamargosa
  12. Cañete la Real
  13. Colmenar
  14. Cómpeta
  15. Cuevas del Becerro
  16. Cuevas de San Marcos
  17. Cútar
  18. Cártama
  19. Fuengirola
  20. Fuente de Piedra
  21. Gaucín
  22. Guaro
  23. Istán
  24. Iznate
  25. Macharaviaya
  26. Mijas
  27. Moclinejo
  28. Mollina
  29. Monda
  30. Montejaque
  31. Periana
  32. Rincón de la Victoria
  33. Riogordo
  34. Torremolinos
  35. Torrox
  36. Totalán
  37. Villanueva de la Concepción
  38. Yunquera

It is only possible to enter or leave these municipalities for valid reasons.  These include professional and business reasons, medical appointments, legal appointments, and caring for dependants.  The Junta will modify the list of closed municipal borders every Monday and Thursday.

Alongside these municipal border closures, the other restrictions currently being enforced are:

  • All non-essential shops and businesses must close at 6pm
  • All bars, restaurants, and cafeterias to close at 6pm
  • Social gatherings limited to 4 people
  • Curfew in place from 10pm to 6am

Published: 05.02.2021

Written by Dave James.


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