This is the rolling coronavirus story for Saturday 8 May 2021


Summary of current state of coronavirus across Spain


What is happening across Spain after the 9 May 2021 end of the State Of Alarm


Limits on what can happen on the beach and around swimming pools in Andalucía

Google translation:

The BOJA publishes the schedules and measurements for the beaches and swimming pools of Andalusia

There must be a specific contingency plan for each beach

The Official Gazette of the Junta de Andalucía (BOJA) has published how you can attend the beaches and swimming pools of Andalusia during the de-escalation. Thus, the document states that the beaches located in alert level 4 areas must be closed from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. for leisure and recreation and the swimming pools must have signs on the ground or similar markings to preserve the safety distance between people who do not live together.

Specifically, at alert level 4, the municipalities must take the necessary measures to close the beaches for leisure and recreation, with the exception of fishing or other activities of an individual nature, in the time interval from 22.00 to 07.00 , according to the information consulted by Europa Press in BOJA.

In the areas of stay of the beaches, the Board recommends a spatial distribution to guarantee the distance of 1.5 meters between the users, since regardless of the level of alert, the distance between the different groups of people must be maintained.

The City Councils must have a specific contingency plan for each beach, included in the Beach Safety and Rescue Plan or the protocols that may be applicable.

The pools

Regarding swimming pools, the necessary measures must be established to maintain interpersonal security of 1.5 meters and in the areas of stay, signs on the ground or similar marks will be used to ensure the safety distance between non-living users.

All personal items, such as towels, must remain within the established perimeter and avoiding contact with other users. Access systems will be enabled to prevent the accumulation of people and to comply with safety and health protection measures.

Users will be reminded, by means of visible posters or public address messages, of the hygiene and prevention regulations, as well as the need to leave the facility in the event of any symptoms compatible with Covid-19.

Likewise, the different equipment and materials such as glasses, lanyards, auxiliary material for classes, perimeter fence, first aid kit, lockers and any other material in contact with users, that is part of the installation, must be cleaned and disinfected. In addition, the cleaning and disinfection of the facilities must be carried out with special attention to closed spaces such as changing rooms or bathrooms before the opening of each day.

In the event that any type of hotel and restaurant service is provided in the facilities, it will comply with the provisions of the conditions for the provision of the service in the hotel and restaurant establishments.

Pool gauges

Regarding capacity, at alert level 1 the occupancy will be up to 100% in both outdoor and indoor swimming pools and at alert level 2 the occupancy will be 75% of the allowed capacity in indoor swimming pools.

At alert level 3, up to 75% will be allowed in outdoor pools and 50% in indoor pools of the allowed capacity, while at alert level 4, 50% will be allowed in outdoor pools and 30% in indoor pools of the allowed capacity.


Stats for the last 24 hours - 87 more cases and no more deaths

Google translation:

Almería says goodbye to the state of alarm with less than 100 cases and no deaths

The last part of Health before the de-escalation shows that there are 95 admitted, 33 in ICU

The last epidemiological part of the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía that arrives while we are immersed in the state of alarm that ends today has been presented in the province with good news, since Almería has less than 100 positives in the last 24 hours, in which he has not registered any deceased by coronavirus.

With 87 infected detected from 07:00 hours on Friday and until the same time this Saturday, the province reduces to practically half the positives with respect to the previous day, when there were more than 160 people from Almeria who were infected with coronavirus.

Likewise, the 87 cases of this May 8 increase to 53,729 those detected since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020. For its part, the death toll remains stagnant at 817 and adds 48 consecutive hours without moving, a situation that had not occurred since last April 12.

The hospitals

As for those hospitalized, Health has communicated that there have been seven people from Almería who have needed to be admitted in the last 24 hours, one of them in the ICU, which, with the corresponding discharges, the current number of hospitalized in Torrecárdenas, Poniente and La Inmaculada has 95 patients, of which 33 are in Intensive Care given its severity.

The cured, for their part, once again overcome the new positives this Saturday after 158 people from Almeria have received the epidemiological discharge since Friday, 49,175 since the beginning of the pandemic.


As for Andalusia, the autonomous community has today added a total of 1,298 new positives, which leave the total already at almost 559,000, to which we must add six deaths today, bringing the total since March to 9,823.

It should be noted that it is again the provinces of Seville and Granada that have reported the most positives, with 386 and 264, respectively, with Huelva on the opposite side, adding only 73 positives today. For its part, Malaga has added three of the six deceased and the other three have been notified in Córdoba, Jaén and Seville.