Monday, September 21, 2020

First recovery from Coronavirus reported in Murcia region, but cases still rising

FIGURES released this morning, March 16, from the Murcia Health Authority, confirm the first full recovery from the Covid-19 virus in the...

Costa Blanca neighbours give time and use traditional skills to make 3500 masks for Alicante hospitals

CARING citizens in the Alicante neighbourhoods of Elda and Petrer are using their spare time during lock-down to make hospitals’ surgical masks...

Volunteers wanted as nursing assistants in Gibraltar COVID-19 fight

The number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Covid-19 in Gibraltar has risen to 81, with 47 active cases out of the 559 tests which have been received.

Costa Blanca health workers given meals, cars and rooms by local businesses, and isolated patients even given PC tablets

TORREVIEJA University Hospital has been overwhelmed by donations of meals, hotel rooms and even apartments during the Covid-19 crisis.

Costa Blanca tourist group suggests Spain’s de-escalation plans could be ‘lifebuoy filled with concrete’

NEW MEASURES to get Spain back to a ‘new normal’ have been met with criticism from two major tourist groups in Costa...

Locals unhappy as new traffic measures introduced to help air quality in Gibraltar

Opposition has grown to a pilot plan for the closure of Line Wall Road to traffic from the start of June, with a petition raising nearly 3,000 signatures.

COSTA CORONA: Tourism fails to return to Spain’s Costa del Sol as hoped as number of Brits and foreign...

So far in July, many municipalities have failed to reach 40% occupancy rates and the current outlook for August is equally bleak

Massive fines come in for big parties on Spain’s Costa Blanca that break COVID-19 safety rules

NEW penalties to enforce guidelines to stop a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community start this Friday(July 24).

Total coronavirus knock out for police force on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Costa Blanca town of Cocentaina has no local police officers on duty due to one of their officers catching the coronavirus.

Will smoking on the street be banned in Spain’s Andalucia in a bid to fight COVID-19?

Health minister for the southernmost region Jesus Aguirre said in a press conference that he has requested a study to 'see if there is enough evidence' to justify bringing in a ban

Phase 1 return discussed in Spain’s Costa Calida as Mayor admits ‘nothing is ruled out’

LORCA, in the Region of Murcia, is suffering such a spike in Covid-19 figures, that it has refused to rule out a...

Benidorm leads way in COVID-19 safety approval on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PROMINENT Costa Blanca hotel association, HOSBEC, has added 11 more hotels to their ‘Protocol On’ scheme. Benidorm sees...

Rate of COVID-19 case increase drops for third consecutive day in Spain’s Andalucia

Malaga is yet again the province to count the most cases in the past 24 hours with 184

Five new Coronavirus cases reported in Gibraltar are not in danger

There are now six active Coronavirus patients in Gibraltar, but all are in good health, with a number of tests still to be received from the UK.

Spain’s Jerez MotoGP cancelled due to coronavirus, costing millions in lost revenue

THE Spanish MotoGP Grand Prix due to be held at the beginning of May has been postponed indefinitely, potentially costing the areamillions...

Could Gibraltar COVID-19 measures be too successful?

Stopping people leaving home could be slowing down the spread of the virus 'too much', according to the Chief Minister as active cases crept up to 57 today.

Nearly 800 COVID-19 lockdown breaches in Gibraltar, police chief reports

As active COVID-19 cases remains unchanged, the government will be allowing the elderly to leave their homes soon to take a walk as long as they stay safe.

Air quality continues to improve in Gibraltar as major roads to close from June 1

The number of active cases remains at a standstill at 11, with 133 people who have recovered since the virus first appeared on the Rock.

Spain and Europe’s COVID-19 response hampered by insufficient testing and lack of PPE, reveal minutes of EU coronavirus meetings

INSUFFICIENT testing hampered Spain and the EU’s COVID-19 response, newly-released documents have revealed. Minutes from the meetings of the...

Pensioner, 76, breaks hip after being shoved to the ground by teenager ‘for not wearing a mask’ on Spain’s...

A PENSIONER has broken his hip after being shoved to the ground by a teenager for not wearing a mask.

Town in inland Malaga predicts 90% occupancy rate this summer while Spain’s Costa del Sol to suffer huge losses

The good news for Coin is in stark contrast to more traditional tourism meccas such as the Costa del Sol

Kate Middleton chooses Spanish made mask for first public outing with coronavirus protection

ON her visit to the Baby Basics baby bank in Sheffield this week, The Duchess of Cambridge donned a mask designed by...

Spain registers 2,128 COVID-19 cases in one day as it becomes worst-hit country in Europe

The second wave is mostly occurring in Madrid, where there have been 707 new cases registered between Monday and Tuesday

Malaga breaks COVID-19 daily count record as Junta president rules out lockdown across Spain’s Andalucia

Juanma Moreno told La Cope radio this morning that the southernmost region's health service is more than ready to absorb COVID-19 patients

Health chief says up to 60 per cent of people are breaking COVID-19 isolation rules in Spain’s Murcia region

UP TO 60 PER CENT of people that are meant to be self-isolating over COVID-19 are lying about being at home, according...

New COVID-19 cases are halved over 24 hours across Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Valencian Community have seen a dramatic fall over a 24-hour period. Wednesday evening's...