Ibiza Adds New Restrictions After COVID-19 Cases Spike

Ibiza will implement a new set of Covid-19 restrictions as cases in the San Antonio area increase. The Balearic government implemented new safety guidelines under the tourism of excesses decree.

During a press conference on Monday, July 5th, Tourism minister and government spokesperson Iago Negueruela announced new measures would be implemented in certain areas in Ibiza to contain the spread of the virus. On Sunday, July 4th, officials reported 303 new COVID-19 cases, following 233 new cases the previous day.

According to the latest restrictions, the number of people who can sit at a table in restaurants or bars in Ibiza is limited to ten outdoors and six indoors. In addition, capacity limits have been decreased to 100 people indoors and 200 outdoors. These establishments are required to close no later than 2 AM. Ultimately, stores will not be allowed to sell alcohol any time between 9:30 PM and 8 PM.

The new restrictions come just after the UK government placed Ibizia on its green watch list for travel. In order for citizens to travel to the Balearic Islands, they must have a negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination.

Stay tuned for more updates on Ibiza.

H/T: DJ Mag