Your Questions Answered To The Lockdown
Your guide to what the decree locking down the country mean for citizen´s movement.
Can I leave my home?
- Yes – under the following conditions:
- To buy food or medicine or other necessary ítems.
- To go to work – including profesional visits not to your office.
- To go to the doctor or hospital
- To return to your principal residence
- To go to the bank or insurance office for critical ( forcé majeur) matters
- To provide assitance to elderly, handicapped and vulnerable people
- Can I take my dog out? – Yes briefly and within the vicinity of your home & without company.
- Can I take the kids for a walk or to the playground – No.
- Can I go for a walk or a run? No.
- Can I use my car? Yes for work, visits to hospital, supermarkets etc. Bear in mind there maybe road checks and road closures.
- Can I visit my friend´s house? No.
- Can I visit a relative in their home? No unless it is they are infirm, vulnerable and need assistance.
- What shops are open?
- Press Kiosks
- Dry Cleaners
- IT Supplies
- Pet Supplies
- Orthopedic Supplies
NB. Trips to shops need to be direct & as brief as possible. There maybe some controls for access to avoid bunching.
- Are there any bar sor restaurants open? No – though some may continue to provide take-away services. Hotels can provide meals to guests in their hotel rooms.
- Are there any cultural or Sporting activities? No all cinemas, theatres, concert venues are closed.
- What about Easter? All religious and public acts are presently suspended
- Is there public transport – yes all metro and bus routes are running a limited service. There maybe limited capacity on buses and train cars to avoid bunching.
- What happens if I ignore the decree? You can be fined up to 3,000 Euros or even imprisoned.