Torra recommends that Catalans not travel to the Community of Madrid


He has also announced that the Catalan Executive is considering extend restrictions in Catalonia to avoid crowds and has asked that the “social rhythm” be lowered.

“We are not doing well”, the Catalan president lamented, and for this reason he has made an appeal to the entire population, especially to the restorers, for what encourage the use of masks also on the terraces or “we will have to take measures that we do not want,” he warned.

The president of the Generalitat, Quim Torra. EFE / Quique García / Archive.

Torra has explained that he has spoken with Aena and Renfe so that temperature controls are carried out on people coming from the Community of Madrid.

In the balance of the campaign with the Red Cross to sensitize young people about the coronavirus, it has reported that it makes all its teams of experts available to the President of the Madrid Government, Isabel Díaz Ayuso.

Although, at the same time, he has asked his counterpart to establish “stricter measures.” Specifically, “that no one is allowed to leave or travel to Madrid if it is not certain that it is negative” in the test to detect the virus.

“For me, it is not a consolation that other territories may be worse off than us,” added Torra, who assures that the risk of regrowth is rising again in Catalonia, where “the contagion rate is likely to rise above one again this week.”

At this time, the contagion rate In the Community of Madrid it is 683 -cases diagnosed in the last 14 days per 100,000 people-, according to data from the Ministry of Health, while that of Catalonia stands at 160.