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Coronavirus

Major outbreaks cause upward rebound in COVID-19 cases across Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 case rates in Alicante Province have seen the biggest spike since September 24. The latest figures released by the Valencian Health Ministry on...

UK Ambassador praises Canary Islands on becoming first part of Spain to see travel quarantine scrapped

THE UK Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott, has welcomed the news that the Canary Islands will be added to Britain's Travel Corridors list this...

BREAKING: Spain’s Andalucia to close external borders until November 9 due to ‘very worrying’ COVID-19 figures

ANDALUCIA will close its external borders until November 9 in a bid to tackle coronavirus, it has been announced. Junta president Juanma Moreno revealed...

Grim day for COVID in Valencia amid talk of new lockdown

TUESDAY saw a record number of new COVID-19 cases in Valencia since the pandemic began, while talk of another lockdown and a return to...

More than HALF of COVID-19 carriers in Spain’s Malaga province are asymptomatic

MORE than half of people infected with COVID-19 in Malaga province are asymptomatic, experts have warned.  While it’s good news for those who carry none...

Typically chatty public transport users in Spain asked to shut up to help stop spread of coronavirus

PUBLIC transport users in Spain are being asked to keep quiet to help stop the spread of coronavirus.  It’s not something you’d have to ask...

Spain has ‘several more months’ before COVID-19 brought under control as health minister says country must be ‘realistic’ about...

In his speech, Illa said the arrival of the vaccine is getting closer but warned it would be a 'progressive process that will require time' to get enough people inoculated to begin lifting restrictions

Official announcement made over Xmas hospitality opening and curfew relaxations in Spain’s Valencian Community

SPAIN'S Valencian Community, including the Costa Blanca, will see bars and restaurants able to stay open until 1.00am over four nights of the festive...

Regional president admits the possibility of a third Covid-19 wave in South East Spain is “up to us”

PRESIDENT of the Valencia region, Ximo Puig, issued the sternest of warnings to the population on Spanish TV yesterday, December 14th. He appeared on “La...

Andalucia detects 547 COVID-19 cases Tuesday as region continues to have lowest rate of virus in mainland Spain

ANDALUCIA has detected 547 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The figure represents 27 more than yesterday and 69 more than Tuesday last...

Doctors call for tougher restrictions in Spain’s Valencia region as pandemic becomes ‘out of control’

THE forum of Primary Care Physicians in the Valencian Community warned yesterday that 'the pandemic is out of control, in terms of new cases,...

Spain’s Andalucia detects 3,542 COVID-19 cases Saturday in highest daily figure since November 26, deaths also surge

ANDALUCIA has detected 3,542 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest daily figure since November 26 (3,549). According to the regional health...

BREAKING: Velez and six other municipalities in Spain’s Malaga surpass 1,000 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people, bringing inevitable bar...

SEVEN municipalities in Malaga will soon have to close all non-essential businesses after registering a 14-day cumulative incidence rate of over 1,000 cases per...

GRIM NEWS continues over COVID-19 infections in Spain’s Valencian Community

8,630 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed today(January 22) in the Valencian Community. That's a rise of 177 on yesterday, along with the caveat that...

‘Many more COVID-19 infections and deaths’ coming to Spain’s Andalucia next week, warns regional vice president

ANDALUCIA has warned of many more coronavirus deaths and infections next week following a record-breaking weekend in terms of new cases. Vice president of the...

POSITIVE TREND of fewer new COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions continues in Spain’s Valencian Community

LATEST Valencian health ministry figures released last night(February 5) showed 6,130 new coronavirus cases over a 24-hour period in the region. That total is up...

‘Public hanging’ outside church in protest of ‘unnecessary’ lockdown of hospitality trade in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A CHEF mannequin was hung from a lamp-post in Torrevieja as hospitality workers protested against what they see as an unnecessary lockdown of trade. Almost...

COVID-19 daily case figures fall by 70% in a week across Spain’s Valencian Community

COVID-19 daily infection rates continued their big recent falls according to today's figures(February 26) from the Valencian health ministry. 539 new cases were reported today...

A THIRD of COVID-19 cases in Spain’s Valencian Community are down to the ‘British’ strain

THE 'British' strain of COVID-19 is accounting for 30% of coronavirus cases in the Valencian Community according to the regional health minister, Ana Barcelo. She...

COVID-19 rates close Axarquia town after huge case spike in past week, overall cases stabilise

THE Axarquian town of Colmenar gains the dubious honor of being the only municipality in the region to have perimeter controls after a huge...

REVEALED: The contrasts between UK and Spanish rules for foreign travel and who has the final say

AMIDST dozens of Brits being flown back to the UK and others being refused journeys by UK airline staff, the Olive Press can report...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Spain’s miracle baby born during a state of alarm in coronavirus-hit Andalucia

Being born in the time of the coronavirus implies a double dose of illusion and hope.

CORONAVIRUS: Nine new cases in Gibraltar as of today

There have now been a total of 35 cases of Coronavirus in Gibraltar, with 13 of them having fully recovered although that number could go up further.

Gibraltar ministers tight-lipped as COVID-19 recovery continues

Confirmed cases rose to 113 in Gibraltar, with over 1,400 have been tested 35 days since the first case of Coronavirus was announced.

Costa Blanca cops keep confined kids content with lock-down learning literature

ORIHUELA Policia Local have produced two activity books to help stimulate the minds of children during lock-down. The books are aimed at children aged between...

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