April 15, 2024



Drones flying over Catalonia’s beaches to enforce social distancing as COVID rates soar


By Euronews and AP

The Catalan beach town of Sitges is trialling the use of drones to monitor the occupancy of its beaches, as Barcelona and the surrounding northeast corner of Spain braces for further COVID-19-related restrictions.

The region is beginning to shut down once again to stem an unchecked wave of the Delta variant of coronavirus.

Authorities in Catalonia are rolling out a series of measures to combat the new outbreak.