Police in Playa de Palma overnight on Friday.

01-08-2020José de Orbe

Overnight on Friday, the National Police and Palma city police took action against street drinking, which has been expressly prohibited by the regional government. It is claimed that street drinking parties account for some two-thirds of recent coronavirus outbreaks.

In Playa de Palma, around 500 young people on the beachfront were dispersed. In addition, inspections were made of various establishments; there were seventeen reports of breaches of Covid health security measures.

Elsewhere, the police intervened on the Llevant industrial estate, where there were ten reports for street drinking and the possession of drugs. At the Wifi park, there were fifteen reports for street drinking and 22 for non-compliance with health measures. On the Son Rossinyol estate, there were 93 reports in all.

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christian goodin / Hace 8 days

Did any of those places get shut down in their entirety like Punta Ballena in Magaluf? Love it or hate it I hope the businesses sue the gov. for that move.

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Gabriel / Hace 9 days

Santa Catalina is full of them, and there is absolutely no police.

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Mark Badoer / Hace 10 days

Anyone with some sense of realism, could have known this would happen. Young people will always do young people's things and will not be told otherwise. But surely this comment will get lots of minuses from grumpy old folk, who of course know better and have forgotten what it was to be young and rebellious. But don't forget, these same youngsters, will be paying for your pensions soon. So give 'm a break.

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