Xinhua news agency, Madrid, August 14 (reporter Feng Junwei, Xie Yuzhi) in order to curb the spread of Xinguan epidemic, the Spanish Ministry of Health announced on the 14th that it would temporarily shut down nightlife places throughout the country. In view of the recent rebound of the epidemic situation in many places in Spain, the Ministry of health of Spain reached an agreement on a new epidemic prevention policy and formulated 11 measures after consultation with the governments of various autonomous regions. Spain’s health minister Elia said at a news conference on the same day that these are only “minimum” epidemic prevention measures, and the autonomous regions can take more stringent measures. < / P > < p > according to the new regulations issued by the Ministry of health of Spain, all restaurants must close before 1:00 a.m. and no new customers are allowed after midnight; in restaurants and other places, a safe distance of at least 1.5 meters must be maintained between people; as nightlife places have recently become one of the main sources of epidemic clustering transmission, discos, bars and dance halls cannot be opened for business during the epidemic period. In addition, smoking will be banned on all streets in the country if pedestrians cannot keep a safe distance of at least two meters from others. At the same time, the Ministry of health of Spain also put forward suggestions on epidemic prevention and control, such as proposing that the number of participants in social gatherings should not exceed 10, and that employees in sanatoriums and nursing homes should be regularly screened for viruses to ensure that no one is infected. < p > < p > according to the data released by the Ministry of health of Spain, as of 14:00 on the 13th, there were 2935 new confirmed cases in a single day in Spain, with a total of 337334 confirmed cases and 28605 deaths.