Torrevieja and Orihuela pass to phase 1


The health departments of Torrevieja and Orihuela, will pass to phase 1 due to its “very good evolution”.

This has been confirmed by Fernando Simón, director of the Centre for the Coordination of Alerts and Emergencies at a press conference with the Minister of Health, Salvador Illa.

The health areas of Orihuela and Torrevieja, have met the criteria set by the Government of Spain to start the return to the “new normal” in the midst of the crisis caused by Covid-19.

Beginning of phase 1

The timetable to go on terraces will be allowed in the current areas and with the same security measures.

The phase change does not imply the relaxing of these restrictions.

The timetable for minors will be extended by two hours in the morning and one in the afternoon to avoid the hours of greatest sun and also for health.

Area de salud Torrevieja Orihuela Fase 1 desconfinamiento 1
Poblaciones de la Comunidad Valenciana que pasan a la fase 1

The Torrevieja health department serves the following municipalities included in phase 1:

It serves 186,025 citizens of Torrevieja, Guardamar del Segura, Rojales, Pilar de la Horadada, Orihuela, San Fulgencio, Benijofar, Formentera del Segura and Los Montesinos.

The Orihuela health department serves the following municipalities included in phase 1:

The Orihuela area serves 168,148 citizens. It includes the municipalities of Almoradí, Bigastro, Albatera, Callosa de Segura, Dolores, San Isidro, Daya nueva, Algorfa, Daya vieja, Benejúzar, Jacarilla, Redován, Rafal, Granja de Rocamora, Cox, Catral, Benferri and Orihuela.

Todas las fases de la desescalada
Todas las fases de la desescalada
horarios de salida fases desconfinamiento niños y personas mayores
horarios de salida fases desconfinamiento niños y personas mayores.

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  1. There is no mention here that a person cannot travel between 2 health departments if they are both in phase 1 (ie Orihuela and Torrevieja) yet we are told not to. Which is correct? If we are not allowed, why?

  2. As it is now allowed to visit friends or go to a cafe. Are you allowed to fo that at anytime or within the permitted exercise hours. For example for 6 til 10 in the morning and 8 til 11 at night?

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