Spain has ordered Nightclubs and pubs to be closed after the country saw a spike of coronavirus cases this week.

According to Evening Standard, Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa made the announcement on Friday.

Smoking will also be banned in outdoor areas when keeping a safe distance is impossible.

Mr Illa also advised against meetings of more than 10 people, and warned young people specifically not to gather outside to drink alcohol.

Establishments such as restaurants will have to close by 1am with no customers allowed to enter from midnight.

Speaking at a press briefing on Friday morning, Mr Illa said: “There has been a growing number of outbreaks in recent weeks.