An atmosphere perhaps more festive than in the last three years, despite the solemnity of the dates in a highly Catholic country, due to the relaxation of the measures against Covid-19 thanks to the fact that 92.6 percent of the population is vaccinated with double regime.
The Xunta de Galicia will withdraw this Saturday the limitation of diners, but it still maintains the Covid passport until at least April 23 to access hospital and social health centers. Spaniards in general must still wear masks indoors, although it will be made more flexible on April 20.
On the other hand, the Government of Spain modified the health requirements for entry to Spain for minors between 12 and 17 years of age from non-EU or Schengen-associated third countries. They will only need a negative PCR test to access the national territory.
Although next week’s holidays will be on the 14th and 15th, a large part of the citizenry takes advantage of a long weekend that begins with departures from the main cities on Saturday and Sunday.
The traffic jams have already become visible in the exodus that is currently taking place in Madrid, and there is a huge influx towards Seville, where the traditions of Holy Week are more expressive and prominent.