Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Coronavirus

Life to continue as ‘normal’ for majority of Spain’s Andalucia after region announces ‘advisory’ rule of six while hardest...

Just one town in Sevilla (Casariche), will be closed down after registering a coronavirus incidence rate of 4,582.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the past two weeks

THIRD WAVE: Spain’s Andalucia sees biggest increase in COVID-19 hospitalisations since early November as incidence rate soars

ANDALUCIA has detected 2,508 cases of coronavirus Tuesday, the Junta has announced. The figure is far fewer than the more than 3,400 declared on...

Major health fraud as clinics are closed for doing bogus COVID-19 tests in Spain’s Murcia region

TWO private medical clinics have been closed down in the Murcia region for offering bogus COVID-19 tests that could not detect the coronavirus. Regional health...

Andalucia will NOT bring in total lockdown unless it is applied to whole of Spain but new measures expected...

AN emergency meeting of the expert coronavirus committee will be held in Andalucia this Sunday, it has been confirmed. Junta president Juanma Moreno told...

Second-highest daily COVID-19 infection levels reported as Spain’s Costa Blanca gets ready for curfew

NEW COVID-19 cases reached over a thousand in 24 hours in the latest Valencian Community figures as the region braces itself for a night-time...

Spain’s Granada shuts down university to fight COVID-19 resurgence but stops short at closing down city

THE University of Granada has been ordered to suspend all in-person teaching for the next two weeks in a bid to keep down coronavirus...

WATCH: British MP praises Andalucia for using Vitamin D to treat COVID-19 patients and asks PM Boris Johnson to...

A BRITISH politician has praised Andalucia for using Vitamin D to fight COVID-19 in its care homes. David Davis lauded Spain's most populous region in...

HM The Queen states that she and her family ‘stand ready to play their part’

AMID the emergency measures being introduced here in Spain and in the UK, our Monarch has released a statement to the nation. In an online...

SECOND-HIGHEST day for new COVID-19 cases in Spain’s Valencian Community

6,207 new coronavirus infections were declared yesterday(January 14) in the Valencian Community, making it the second-highest day for new cases during the pandemic. That's a...

COVID-19 vaccine jabs stepped up as mass vaccination plans are unveiled for Spain’s Valencian Community

COVID-19 vaccinations are being stepped up this week across the Valencian Community, with plans for mass vaccinations also announced for the region. Valencian President, Ximo...

Town mayor looks to copy new social-distancing restrictions already imposed elsewhere on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE MAYOR of Callosa de Segura, has decided that copying Orihuela and Elche in tightening social-distancing regulations is a tenable solution in the face...

Last surviving member of Spain’s heroic WW2 ‘La Nueve’ group dies from coronavirus, aged 99

RAFAEL Gomez Nieto, the last surviving member of the ‘La Nueve’, a group of WW2 Spaniards that invaded Nazi occupied Paris in 1944, has...

Radio station offers free advertising as part of de-escalation ‘party’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A COMMUNITY radio station based in Costa Blanca’s Ciudad Quesada is offering FREE advertising to help the region’s business community start up again after...

BREAKING: Spain adds 37,889 COVID-19 cases over the weekend – 10,000 more than last Monday

SPAIN has recorded 37,889 coronavirus over the weekend and 217 deaths. According to Ministry of Health figures, today's figure is more than 10,000 higher...

COVID-19 cases clock up the highest figure in a month in the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 daily infection figures have reached their highest total in nearly month across the Valencian Community. Today's(April 8) update from the regional health ministry declared...

UK holiday quarantine isolation could be cut down to 8 days

The 14 days quarantine restriction currently in place for holiday makers returning from Spain may be slashed to just 8 days. It comes as...

Curfew changes examined and border closure set to continue for Spain’s Valencian Community

A RECORD daily figure for COVID-19 infections in the Valencian Community is forcing the regional government to look at fresh counter-measures, short of introducing...

Spain’s Andalucia detects 4,999 COVID-19 cases Wednesday as hospitalisations fall for first time in over a month

ANDALUCIA has detected 4,999 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours in the highest daily tally so far this week. It comes after...

Spain’s Murcia region extends restrictions amidst warning of public health system ‘collapsing’ by end of November

MURCIA'S public health system could 'collapse' by the end of November according to regional president, Fernando López Miras, The dire warning was made as part...

Municipalities in Spain’s Malaga which can lift COVID-19 restrictions from Wednesday as Marbella and Estepona just miss the mark

THE Junta de Andalucia has updated its lists of municipalities which will no longer have to close their outer perimeters or shut down all...

Mayor on Spain’s Costa Blanca demands some of €57 million aid from Government as next gota fria could be...

THE Mayor of Orihuela has issued a stark flood warning to Ximo Puig, the Valencian President. Emilio Bascuñana told Puig that unless granted more aid,...

‘Potent’ Spanish drug reduces viral load of COVID-19 by 99% in lungs of lab animals

A SPANISH drug has reduced the viral load of COVID-19 in lab animals by 99%. PharmaMar said Tuesday that its drug Plitidepsin has a...

Gibraltar Parliament agree to £500m Coronavirus emergency budget

THE Gibraltar Government could borrow up to 500 million pounds for Coronavirus aid if the community requires it in the coming months.

UK ignores pleas from Balearics and Canaries to be excluded from quarantine measure as it updates travel advice for...

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) today advised against all non-essential travel to Spain, including both regions

Spain’s Melilla to close all bars and restaurants and implement ‘rule of six’ to fight coronavirus resurgence

MELILLA has ordered for the closure of its bars and restaurants in a bid to tackle a surge in coronavirus. The city's public health...

Bars and restaurants will ‘probably’ open until 8pm or 9pm from December 10, says VP of Spain’s Andalucia

BARS and restaurants in Andalucia will likely be permitted to open until 8pm or 9pm from December 10.  That was the prediction made by regional...

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