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COVID-19: End of the State of Alarm in Madrid and Castilla y León

The State of Alarm decreed by the Spanish Government last October 2020 ends on May 9, 2021.

Below is a summary of the measures already adopted by that date the Government of the Community of Madrid and the Government of Castilla y León.

Update of the situation in Madrid

The Government of the Community of Madrid has announced entry and exit limitations of certain basic health areas, listed at this link (Spanish), until 00:00 on May 9 until 00:00 on May 17, 2021.

The following measures have also been established:

  • Gathering in groups is not is allowed in the streets after 00:00 (going out for a walk is allowed.)
  • Hospitality establishment hours is extended until 00:00. The number of people per table will continue to be limited to four indoors and six outdoors.
  • Wearing a mask continues to be mandatory.
  • It is recommended not to meet in homes and that groups of people should not be more than six (both indoors and outdoors) except in the case of cohabitation.

Update of the situation in Segovia (Castilla y León)

The Junta de Castilla y León has announced that as of May 9, there will be an end to the curfew, perimeter closure, and limitation of people in gatherings in both public and private spaces as well as in places of worship.

The closure of the interior of the hospitality industry will be maintained in those municipalities with a cumulative incidence equal to or greater than 150 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the past 14 days. Detailed measurements can be found here (Spanish).


For additional information on these regulations, students can contact the Program Office.