The decision is part of the measures taken to control the Covid-19 epidemic in the country.
It will last until May 24th. During the restriction, only Spanish citizens, cross-border workers, and those who can prove, with documents, causes of force major or a situation of necessity will be able to enter the country.
As a novelty, residents in Spain who wish to return to the country must prove their habitual residence.
�� | Maria Branyas, who at 113 is Catalonia and Spain's most senior citizen, has overcome Covid-19 having experienced only "mild" symptoms and becoming quite possibly the world's oldest person to survive the disease.