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Restriction changes: Pizarra joins towns with all non-essential businesses closed

Restriction changes: Pizarra joins towns with all non-essential businesses closed
  • From Saturday municipal borders will be closed in a total of 75 municipalities in Malaga province with a 14-day infection rate of more than 500, and in 35 of them bars, restaurants and shops must close

The new Covid-19 case rates reported this Thursday affect the restrictions in force for the next two weeks in more towns and villages in the province of Malaga.

One more municipality, Pizarra, joins the list of places with a 14-day reported case rate of more than 1,000 per 100,000 inhabitants, the limit that requires the closure of all non-essential business according to the regulations brought in by the Junta de Andalucía.

There are now 35 municipalities in Malaga province in that situation. The new rules come into force from 12am on Saturday.

Seven new municipalities have reached the 500-case mark which means their municipal borders will close from Saturday. They are Benamargosa, Colmenar, Iznate, Istán, Fuente de Piedra, Villanueva de Tapia and Macharaviaya. There are now 40 municipalities in the 500-1,000 case band, where justification is needed to cross in or out of the town boundary, and non-essential businesses, bars and restaurants must close at 6pm.

Municipalities with border closure and businesses open until 6pm

Algarrobo, Almáchar, Alozaina, Antequera, Archez, Archidona, Benalmádena, Benamargosa, Canillas de Albaida, Campillos, Carratraca, Casares, Colmenar, Comares, Cortes de la Frontera, Cuevas de San Marcos, Cártama, Fuengirola, Fuente de Piedra, Gaucín, Genalguacil, Humilladero, Istán, Iznate, Macharaviaya, Mijas, Montejaque, Malaga, Ojén, Periana, Rincón de la Victoria, Riogordo, Sayalonga, Torremolinos, Torrox, Totalán, Villanueva de la Concepción, Villanueva de Tapia, Viñuela and Yunquera.

Municipalities with border closure and business closed all day

Alameda, Alcaucín, Alfarnate, Alfarnatejo, Algatocín, Alhaurín de la Torre, Alhaurín el Grande, Almargen, Álora, Ardales, Arriate, Benamocarra, Benarrabá, Cartajima, Casabermeja, Cañete la Real, Coín, Cútar, El Borge, Estepona, Faraján, Igualeja, Manilva, Marbella, Moclinejo, Mollina, Monda, Pizarra, Ronda, Salares, Teba, Tolox, Villanueva del Rosario, Villanueva del Trabuco and Vélez-Málaga.

Malaga towns and villages according to restrictions

Click on each municipality on the map to find updated case figures.