Carnota, as well as the whole of the Autonomous Community of Galicia, enters today, 15 June, the new normal. With the completion of all the phases provided for in the Plan for the de-escalation of the extraordinary measures adopted to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the measures derived from the declaration of the state of alarm adopted by the Central Government and its competent authorities delegated in territorial unit formed by the Autonomous Community of Galicia.

A declaration of health emergency  made by the Agreement of the Council of the Xunta de Galicia of March 13, 2020 is maintained.

This infographic summarizes, generally  speaking, what can be done in this Phase 2 in Carnota.

With regarding to public spaces:

  1. Monuments and other cultural facilities will be accessible to the public as long as visits do not exceed seventy-five percent of the permitted capacity, calculated with respect to the capacity provided for in the corresponding Self-Protection Plan of the building or enclosure for its enclosed and open spaces.
  2. The necessary measures must be established to try to maintain social distancing  in their facilities or, in their absence, the use of alternative measures of physical protection by using fase masks.
  3. Group visits shall be a maximum of twenty-five people, including the monitor or guide, and the necessary measures must be established to seek social distancing during the development of the activity or, if unable, the use of fase mask shall be required.
  4. If at all possible, mandatory routes will be established to separate traffic or organize visiting hours to avoid crowds of visitors and to avoid contact between different groups or visits. Areas where maintenance work is carried out will be noted to avoid interference with visiting activities.
  5. In addition to the general compliance with the established hygiene and prevention measures, in the event that any type of hospitality and catering service is provided in the establishment, its provision will be in accordance with the conditions for providing the service in the hospitality and catering establishments.
  1. Beach goers must make responsible use of them and their facilities, both from an environmental and health point of view, complying with the recommendation, measures and rules established by the health authorities.
  2. The maximum occupancy in the use of outdoor showers and footbaths, toilets, changing rooms and other similar public services will be one person, except in those cases of people who may need assistance, who may have their companion. The cleaning and disinfection of these spaces must be reinforced, always guaranteeing their state of health and hygiene.
  3. The location of personal items, towels, hammocks and similar items will be carried out in such a way that social distancing with respect to other users can be maintained, except in the case of cohabitants.
  4. The City Council may establish limitations on both access and capacity of the beaches in order to ensure that social distancing  between users is respected in order to facilitate the control of the capacity of the beaches. For the purposes of calculating the maximum capacity allowed by each beach, it will be considered that the beach area that will occupy each user will be approximately four square meters.
  5. The council will ensure that the facilities and property of the beaches are cleaned and disinfected using substances that are not harmful to the environment.
  6. Users will be reminded by posted signs or other means of the hygiene and prevention rules that they must observe, pointing out the need to leave the installation in the event of any symptoms compatible with COVID-19.
  7. In addition to the general compliance with the established hygiene and prevention measures, in the event of any type of hospitality and catering activity carried out on the beaches, including those carried out in open facilities, with concession or authorization of occupation or use of the maritime-terrestrial public domain, the provision of the hotel or restaurant service will be adjusted to that provided for in the conditions for the provision of the service in the hotel and restaurant establishments.
  8. Owners of jet skis business, pedal boats and any other similar sporting or recreational activity must comply with the provisions of the established hygiene and prevention measures. All vehicles must be cleaned and disinfected before each use and, in the same way, the hammocks or any other object of rotating use must be cleaned and disinfected when changing users.


  1. Playgrounds, biohealth parks, sports areas, skate rinks or similar outdoor spaces for public use may be open to the public as long as they respect a maximum estimated capacity of one person for every four square meters of computable surface space of the enclosure.
  2. The necessary measures must be established to maintain social distancing and if not possible, the use of alternative physical protection measures must be enforced.
  3. The established hygiene and prevention measures must be applied, especially with regard to the daily cleaning and disinfection of these spaces in the contact areas of the common areas, such as children’s playgrounds, physical activity equipment or other street furniture. shared use.
  4. It is recommended to have in these spaces, especially in playgrounds, dispensers of hydroalcoholic gels or antivirus disinfectants,  authorized and registered, or a soapy solution in the case of spaces for children under two years of age.

We remind you of how important it is to adhere to this measures, at all times, with the following hygienic and contamination prevention measures for COVID-19:

• Maintain a minimum of 2 meters of social distance when you are anywhere with other people.
• Wash your hands frequently for at least a minute.
• Use a face mask whenever it is not possible to keep a safe distance.
• If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you must leave this space, self-isolate and call the health center or 900 400 116.

You can view the DOG of 12 July detailing the prevention measures needed to deal with the health crisis caused by COVID-19, once phase III of the Plan for the transition to a new normal has been passed.