Filming here over the past week - mainly in resorts - the message has been the same, we desperately need visitors and we are doing all we can to keep them safe.
Although Lleida and Segrià county aren't particularly touristy, the optics aren't good.
The last thing anyone wants on their post-lockdown holiday is yet another lockdown - or the threat of one.
Furthermore, the UK government has repeatedly said it will not hesitate to change the travel quarantine situation if countries see large spikes.
And on that, this local difficulty in Spain is going to have a diplomatic knock on.
Martí Anglada, spokesperson for Government of Catalonia, reacts to the latest situation
On Friday, Portugal was left off the list of countries that will be quarantine free.
The decision - based on a spike in Lisbon - has been described as "absurd" by the government there.
If the situation in Spain deteriorates further, the UK government will find itself in yet another a tricky diplomatic spot.