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What activities return this Monday and which are still not allowed?

Madrid / After the restriction to non-essential activities ended on April 9, this Monday the bulk of employees affected by this prohibition return to work and the only limitations to the activity are those set forth in the initial state of alarm decree of the March 14.

In this way, industries from sectors not considered essential to fight the epidemic, or construction, can return to activity.

The initial decree of March 14, which ordered social isolation and restricted movements, determines the activities that can be carried out and those that are restricted in order to protect the health of citizens.

Health, security and telecommunications, customs activities, the supply and distribution of food and basic necessities, and the supply of electrical energy, of products derived from petroleum and natural gas are permitted.

– The essential services of auxiliary companies and industries – components, cleaning, surveillance and security, maintenance and urgent breakdowns and transport of goods and people – necessary for the operation of the above activities are also covered. Also garbage collection and water supply.

Public transport is protected, although subject to supply restrictions. Starting this Monday, masks will begin to be distributed to workers in services where it is difficult to maintain the minimum distance.

– The administration of Justice and all services related to this sector, as well as notaries and agencies, continue to be active, according to the essential services set.

– The opening of bars and restaurants – which can only provide home delivery -, discotheques, cultural and leisure facilities, sports venues, amusement parks and auditoriums is still not allowed. The ban on festivals, parades, popular festivals and folkloric demonstrations in open spaces and public roads continues.

– The businesses whose activity allows the decree are food stores, pharmacies, medical centers, opticians, orthopedics, press and stationery, tobacconists, gas stations, pet food and technology shops, internet commerce, laundries.

– In the case of hairdressing salons, only home delivery is allowed to guarantee the care and hygiene of the most vulnerable people.

– The media can continue to maintain their activity.

(April 13, 2020, EFE / PracticaEspañol)

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Principalmente, el texto habla...
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del día en que se decretó el estado de alarma en España.
B
de unas actividades que ya se permiten realizar en España.
C
del reparto de mascarillas a los trabajadores.
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En el texto se dice que...
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las actividades no esenciales estuvieron restringidas un tiempo.
B
nunca se han restringido las actividades no esenciales en España por el coronavirus.
C
tanto los bares como los restaurantes ya han abierto este lunes.
Question 3
Leyendo el texto entendemos que...
A
se siguen manteniendo los servicios de limpieza y seguridad.
B
el reparto de mascarillas en el transporte público comenzó el pasado 14 de marzo.
C
a partir de hoy ya se pueden celebrar fiestas populares.
Question 4
Según el texto...
A
los medios de comunicación siguen realizando su actividad.
B
los estancos están cerrados por ahora.
C
la administración de Justicia va a estar cerrada durante un tiempo.
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En el vídeo se dice que...
A
el Gobierno toma esa medida para evitar nuevos contagios.
B
el sector de la construcción no se ve afectado por esa medida.
C
esa medida se va a aprobar el 9 de abril.
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