Restricted Malaga Municipalities

Restricted Malaga Municipalities.  Find out which 35 municipalities in the Malaga province are being closed to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Restricted Malaga Municipalities.

Restricted Malaga Municipalities

Municipalities with a coronavirus infection rate of more than 500 cases per 100,000 people (over the last 14 days) are to be closed from midnight tonight (Saturday 16th January into Sunday 17th January).  There are 35 municipalities in the Malaga province which will be affected by this new rule.  The figures will be reviewed on a daily basis.

Closed Municipalities In Malaga Province:

  • Alameda
  • Alcaucín
  • Alfarnate
  • Alfarnatejo
  • Algarrobo
  • Algatocín
  • Alhaurín de la Torre
  • Alhaurín el Grande
  • Almargen
  • Alora
  • Ardales
  • Arenas
  • Benamocarra
  • Benarrabá
  • Canillas de Albaida
  • Cartajima
  • Cañete la Real
  • Comares
  • Coín
  • El Borge
  • Faraján
  • Gaucín
  • Genalguacil
  • Igualeja
  • Manilva
  • Moclinejo
  • Mollina
  • Monda
  • Ronda
  • Salares
  • Sayalonga
  • Teba
  • Villanueva del Rosario
  • Villanueva del Trabuco
  • Vélez-Málaga

It will only be possible to enter or leave these municipalities for valid reasons.  These include professional and business reasons, medical appointments, legal appointments, and caring for dependants.

Municipalities where the incidence rate is close to the limit include:

  • Estepona 412 cases per 100,000 people
  • Fuengirola 422 cases per 100,000 people
  • Marbella 485 cases per 100,000 people
  • Mijas 465 cases per 100,000 people
  • Málaga 453 cases per 100,000 people
  • Rincón de la Victoria 483 cases per 100,000 people

Travel between the 8 provinces within Andalucia will be prohibited under the new rules.  The provinces are named after their main town.  These are: Huelva, Sevilla, Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada, Málaga, Jaén, and Almería

Restricted Malaga Municipalities.

Curfew And Other Restrictions

The Junta de Andalucia proposed that the curfew be brought forward to 8pm, but the national government has denied this request.  This means that the 10pm to 6am curfew remains in place.  Other measures which will come into force at midnight include:

  • All shops to close at 6pm
  • All bars, restaurants, and cafeterias to close at 6pm
  • Social gatherings limited to 4 people

Published: 16.01.2021

Written by Dave James.


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