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Spain tells Irish to plan holidays as country opens to foreigners in July

Spain tells Irish people to start planning holidays as country opens to foreigners in July

23/05/2020 17:30:00

Spain tells Irish people to start planning holidays as country opens to foreigners in July

Spain will reopen its borders to foreign tourists in July while bars, restaurants and beach and inland hotels have been told to prepare for reopening in a few days' time

Pedro Sánchez told hospitality professionals to prepare to open up in time for the height of the summer."There will be a tourist season this summer," he said.He went on to say that bars, restaurants and beach and inland hotels should "prepare to resume business in a few days", Mirror.co.uk reports.

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Read More Coronavirus Travel News In a message directed to foreign tourists, Mr Sanchez said: "From now, foreign tourists can plan their vacations in our country.“We will guarantee that tourists will not run any risks and they will not bring us any risks.

“There will be no opposing forces between health and business. "The Prime Minister said that despite a major drop in the coronavirus transmission curve, caution was still needed to beat the virus in the final stretch of the de-escalation."We are one step away from victory, but we are still in a health emergency, the virus has not disappeared, it is still on the prowl and we have to keep it at bay, it is essential not to relax," he warned.

The Prime Minister said that two months ago the average infected person infected three others.This Friday the reproduction rate stood at 0.20, he said.However, at the moment Spain still has a 14-day quarantine period in place for all foreigners entering the country.

This will last at least until the State of Emergency is due to end on June 7.It may be extended for another two weeks or be scrapped. Read more: Irish Daily Mirror »

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