THEThe residents of Madrid neighborhoods called for protests this Sunday against the mobility restrictions enacted to try to control the pandemic gives Covid-19. These took place in the morning and were captured by the Getty lens – see the gallery above.
According to the Federation of Residents’ Associations in Madrid (FRAVM, acronym in Castilian), in a statement quoted by the agency Efe, groups of neighbors have promoted on social media the calls for these protests “for the dignity of the South” (from Madrid) and to demand more investments in their neighborhoods.
Most of the protests were scheduled for Sunday at 12 noon local (minus one in mainland Portugal) in the neighborhoods of Villaverde Low, Villaverde Alto, Puente of Vallecas, Villa of Vallecas, Carabanchel, Arganzuela e City Lineal-San Blas.
It should be remembered that the increase in cases in the last few days led the Madrid region to decide, as of Monday, to restrict freedom of movement to more than 850 thousand people, 13% of its inhabitants, from areas of the city where there was a greater increase in the contagions of Covid-19.
The population affected you can leave your neighborhood to go to work, go to the doctor or take your children to school, and the number of people who can meet is reduced from ten to six.
The closure of gardens and parks is another measure announced to be implemented in 37 areas sanitary facilities in the Spanish capital, a city that has about 6.6 million inhabitants in a national total of 47 million.
Pedro Sánchez take the scenery away again confinement Spain total
The president of the Spanish government, Pedro Sánchez, assured this Saturday that it does not foresee a new confinement Spain and guaranteed that he meets on Monday with the president of the Madrid community just to help and not to protect.
Sánchez trusts that the measures that the government will put in place as of tomorrow are the correct and said that the executive will continue to help all the autonomous communities, especially Madrid.
“My message is that the government is going to Door of the sun [sede do governo madrileno] to help, support. We will not judge or evaluate “, he stressed.
In this line, the government official insisted that he will make all State resources available to flatten the Covid-19 in Madrid, which remains the autonomous community with the largest number of infections in Spain.
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