At the height of the tourist season, a favorite resort вЂ” Spanish Barcelona and its surroundings are covered by a new outbreak of coronavirus. Over the weekend, almost 3,000 new cases of infection were registered in Catalonia.
Local authorities urged about 3 million local residents to stay at home, but thousands of people took to the beaches, many went to their homes for the summer holidays. Tourists continue to arrive at the airport in Barcelona, despite the recommendations of the government.
In total, more than 265 thousand cases of infection have been registered in Spain, more than 67 thousand of which are in Catalonia.