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‘JABS AWAY’ as Spain gets ready to welcome a record delivery of COVID-19 vaccines

SPAIN is expected to get a record weekly delivery of COVID-19 vaccines next week amounting to nearly two million doses. It only received 139,000 AstraZeneca...

READ THE LABEL: Spanish Health authorities warn against the use of facemasks containing graphene

Their request has been echoed by the national Ministry of Health, who has advised not to use surgical masks with graphene or graphene biomass.

COVID-19 cases totals show modest weekly rise in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE latest COVID-19 new case figures in the Valencian Community have shown a rise on a weekly and a day-to-day basis. The regional health ministry...

EXPLAINED: What we know about proposed travel rules to Spain under new ‘vaccine passport’ scheme

THE EU has given the go ahead to a vaccine passport scheme which will be available across the bloc by the end of June. Travellers...

JAB BOOST as four ‘mega’ vaccination centres open this Monday in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

FOUR large mass vaccination centres will open their doors this Monday(April 19) in the Valencian Community. The new centres have been dubbed as 'vacunadromes'. The region...

Costa Blanca and Mallorca’s bar and restaurant terrace smoking ban could be extended to all of Spain

SPAIN'S Health Ministry wants to ban smoking from all bar and restaurant terraces across the whole of the country. Six regions including the Costa Blanca...

COVID-19 cases on Costa Blanca in Spain maintain downward trend along with hospital admissions

COVID-19 infections have reported another week-to-week to fall in the Valencian Community as hospital numbers show a significant reduction. Figures published this evening(April 15) show...

Spain’s Andalucia announces possible changes to vaccine rollout thanks to latest blood clot recalls

THE rollout in Spain of the American produced Janssen vaccine, developed by Johnson & Johnson has been halted as researchers study potential blood clot...

Border closures may not be over in COVID-19 fight after Spain’s State of Alarm ends next month

SPAIN'S 17 regions will still have the ability to close their borders after the country's second State of Alarm ends on May 9. Deputy Prime...

Pedro Sanchez says Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine delay will not derail 70% of Spain being jabbed by late...

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, told Congress today(April 14) that delays to the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will not hinder his target to...

COVID-19 cases in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas are not rising greatly in aftermath of Easter holiday

NEW COVID-19 infections are marginally up on a week-to-week basis according to the latest figures for the Valencia region published today(April 14). 160 new cases...

PENCIL IT IN: Spain publishes COVID vaccination calendar for each age group

All residents who are registered with the public Health service should be clearly notified with a date, time and place to receive their jab.

Spanish PM unveils “the most ambitious and transcendental plan in the economic history of Spain”

SPAIN'S Prime Minister has outlined his Recovery and Resilience plan for the nation aiming to revive and modernise its economy using €72 billion in...

COVID-19 cases produce a modest underlying rise as Easter ‘effect’ is monitored in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of...

83 new coronavirus infections have been reported in Valencian Community today(April 13) according to the regional health ministry. It's 40 more than a week ago...

Spain’s COVID-19 vaccination plans suffer a setback with a delay in single-dose Johnson & Johnson inoculations

THE Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will not start its Spanish and European distribution tomorrow(April 14). That's after six rare blood clot cases were found...

Andalucia health minister urges people in Spain to stay positive saying ‘fourth wave of Covid-19 should be last’

The Minister of Health and Families has said he is ‘very optimistic’ that the fourth wave of COVID ‘should be the last’.  Jesús Aguirre shared...

SORRY, WE’RE CLOSED: Coronavirus spells the end of historic restaurants in Barcelona

FOUR historic restaurants in Barcelona city have been the latest high-profile victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Cal Pinxo was a hugely popular seafood eatery in...

No dramatic ‘Easter effect’ on COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE latest weekend COVID-19 case totals for the Valencian Community have shown a slight rise compared to the first weekend of April. Figures released today(April...

USA announces new links with Spain as American Airlines resume Madrid and Barcelona flights

US airline American Airlines have resumed flights between two major airports and Spain's capitals Madrid and Barcelona for the first time since December. Last Christmas,...

ANALYSIS: Will UK’s new travel traffic light system allow holidays to Spain this summer?

British Transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced that travel abroad will be permitted from as early as May 17. 'I'm not advising against booking summer...

GRIP LOOSENED slightly on COVID-19 restrictions in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

MORE people can get together from today(April 12) across the Valencian Community in a modest relaxation of COVID-19 rules. In public areas, both indoors and...

2,000 octogenarians vaccinated at one site on Friday and 200,000 more jabs promised next week in Spain’s Valencia Region

MORE THAN 2,000 octogenarian citizens of Torrevieja were vaccinated against Covid-19 on Friday, with regional authorities promising 213,000 more jabs through Valencia this coming...

COVID-19 cases fall on Spain’s Costa Blanca 24 hours after hitting biggest total in a month

THE latest COVID-19 new case figures in the Valencian Community have gone down today(April 9) both on a weekly and a day-to-day basis. The health...

Coronavirus impact on Spain’s economy is worse than we feared

SPAIN'S government has slashed its forecast for economic recovery during 2021 blaming a COVID-induced contraction in the first quarter and delays to the arrival...

ERTE: Spain extends furlough scheme beyond May 31

THE Spanish government has extended its ERTE furlough scheme yet again to provide help for businesses struggling during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Labour Minister Yolanda...

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