Spain to open borders to EU Schengen countries
Published: 09:45 AM, 15 June 2020 Updated: 09:46 AM, 15 June 2020
Spain will open its borders to members of the EU’s Schengen Zone on June 21, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez made the announcement on Sunday.
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said the border would be opened on June 21 for countries in the Schengen Zone. The borders for other EU countries except Schengen will be opened on July 1. Besides, the ban on the movement of citizens across the country will be relaxed from June 21.
Spain closed its borders to European countries on 14 March due to coronavirus. In addition, state warnings were issued to stop the movement of citizens across the country.
More than 290,000 people were infected with coronavirus in the country. And about 27,000 people died of coronavirus. The number of coronavirus cases in the country has started declining since May.