Italy will re-open to tourism on the 3rd June and Greece on the 1st July. Spain, however, is unwilling to accelerate the process in view of the risks. Minister for the Ecological Transition of Spain, Teresa Ribera, says the “idea is to work on safe origins and destinations” as a premise for re-opening rather than fixating on a month.
Government preparing to move Madrid to Phase 1
The government is in agreement for Madrid to move to Phase 1 next Monday, although sources say that everything will depend on the data in the coming days. Two previous requests by the President of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Diaz Ayuso, to advance in the de-escalation have been denied.