The Community of Madrid will impose new restrictions on mobility from this Monday the 25th (and until February 8) to try to stop the third wave of the. The main ones refer to the curfew, which will start at 10 p.m. and will last until 6 a.m. the next day, and the closure of non-essential establishments, which is set at 9 p.m.

In addition, the limitation of meetings to cohabitants in family homes is established. To enforce these new regulations, the mayor of Madrid, Jose Luis Martinez-Almeida, confirmed this Sunday that the Municipal Police will control the perimeter health areas with drones. The aerial drones will support the municipal police to control vehicles through the reading of license plates.

New restrictions for the community of Madrid

Meetings of non-cohabitants in homes are prohibited, except in the case of caring for third parties, and the tables in hotels and restaurants are limited to a maximum of four people, both indoors and on terraces or outdoor spaces.
Advancement of the closure of all commercial, hotel, and restaurant establishments, from 10:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Extend the hours of night mobility restrictions except for justified reasons from 10:00 p.m. to 06:00 a.m.
Martíinez-Almeida explained that the drones will provide support from the air to the Police with messages and flashes. They will carry out controls of the vehicles in these health areas to see if a vehicle can be or not in that area.

Citizens should remember that perimeter health areas can only be traveled if we do not belong to them. Faced with confusion Madrilenians who do not live in confined areas cannot go to confined areas, they cannot go to their shopping centers, they cannot go to their theaters or their cultural or commercial centers.

The mayor of Madrid recalled that sanctions will be imposed because we are in a particularly serious situation of a health crisis. The sanctions will range from 600 to 600,000 euros and there will be registration controls.

He said. In total, the Madrid councilor has spoken of 56 control zones, one for each basic health zone, and 200 municipal police officers dedicated solely and exclusively to these tasks of control of the health perimeters. Martinez-Almeida demanded responsibility from the people of Madrid because.

There is not enough police to control all the houses or all the vehicles but insisted that the agents will carry out controls and sanction all punishable actions given the seriousness of the current health situation.