Monday, September 21, 2020

Ronda hospital shuts down intensive care unit as too many staff forced into quarantine due to COVID-19

The hospital described the situation as 'exceptional', adding that everything was being done to get the unit back up and running

Spanish F1 ace Fernando Alonso donates thousands of masks and protection kits to Unicef to combat the coronavirus

FORMULA One legend Fernando Alonso has made a donation of 4,000 protection kits and 300,000 masks to humanitarian aid organisation UNICEF to...

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

COVID-19 closes down brothel on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BROTHEL in the southern Costa Blanca region has been closed down due to an outbreak of COVID-19. At...

Teachers get mass COVID-19 testing in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA council carried out mass COVID-19 testing on teachers and school staff yesterday(September 16), after their plans were initially scuppered by the...

Hundreds of prisoners forced to go into self-isolation at a jail on Spain’s Costa Blanca

400 prisoners at an Alicante Province prison have gone into self-isolation after a teacher tested positive for COVID-19. Inmates...

Gibraltar schools start to open from May 26 as active COVID-19 infections go down to THREE

STUDENTS on the Rock will soon be allowed to see their friends while keeping to social distancing rules as schools open for some of them new plans.

Stats suggest Covid-19 curve is flattening, but Costa Blanca town continues to disinfect – much to delight of locals

ROJALES in the Vega Baja region of Spain's Costa Blanca, isn't sitting back just because official statistics SUGGEST the Coronavirus curve is...

Spain adds almost 9,000 COVID-19 cases Thursday – but 70% are asymptomatic and health boss says disease is slowing...

In his press conference today, director of health emergencies Fernando Simon said more than 30% of new cases are being reported in Madrid

‘Unlock the Rock’ released with warnings of possible return to lockdown

The Chief Minister reminded the public a surge of COVID-19 cases could bring a return of a lockdown on the Rock as the restrictions were relaxed.

Flu jabs start early to avoid COVID-19 log jam in Spain’s Valencian Community

FLU VACCINATIONS will start on October 5 in the Valencian Community. That's a month earlier than normal to avoid...

CORONAVIRUS: Mount Alvernia workers among 20 new cases in Gibraltar

There are now 42 people tested to have Covid-19 in Gibraltar, nearly double that of yesterday with mass testing to be carried out shortly.

WATCH: Health minister breaks down in meeting while honouring colleagues killed by Covid-19 in northern Spain

HEALTH Minister, Verónica Casado, broke down towards the end of a marathon meeting discussing Covid-19 and fellow professionals that have died from...

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...

Major tourist city calls for partial reopening of nightlife venues on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE'S MAYOR wants nightclubs and late bars to reopen with a terrace service only. Luis Barcela has contacted the...

Police keep an eye on public as in-house COVID-19 testing starts in Gibraltar

The confirmed cases have risen to 123 in Gibraltar and active cases are now sitting at 63 as police make sure no one goes to the beaches this weekend.

Olivia Valere nightclub in Spain’s Marbella closes after staff test positive for COVID-19

The closure on Monday night came a week after it announced that 100% of its workers had undergone a PCR test and that all had come back negative

Police break up illegal all-night rave in a field on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN ILLEGAL rave party attended by around 150 people in Pego on the northern Costa Blanca was broken up by police on...

Malaga’s COVID-19 outbreaks ‘stabilise’ as 21 new infections recorded in past 24 hours

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases by PCR in Malaga now stands at 3,125

RISKING LIVES: Birthday party caught, fined and sent home after lighting barbecue in communal area of Costa Blanca resort

RISKING their own lives, and those of loved ones, a birthday party of seven people was denounced by the Guardia Civil in...

More ‘drastic’ measures to come to control Spain’s COVID-19 outbreaks if situation worsens, warns health chief

Illa appealed to the population to continue to abide by social distancing measures, as well as wear masks and wash hands

Barbate in Spain’s Cadiz approves urgent measures to fight rise in COVID-19 cases and asks population to stay at...

The town in Cadiz, famed for its ancient fishing techniques and world-class tuna, has advised residents to leave the house 'only when strictly necessary'

Andalucia sees significant drop in daily COVID-19 cases as health deputy says ‘there is no community transmission’ in Malaga

Garcia admitted it has a higher incidence rate of the virus but insisted 'this does not mean there is community contagion.'

Spain’s Andalucia not ruling out obligatory mask use and localised lockdowns if COVID-19 outbreaks worsen

Moreno assured that the Junta will remain 'very aware' of the evolution of the outbreaks in the coming weeks and months before making a decision on mask use

Bar closures due to new COVID-19 restrictions are unfair says resort mayor on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A COSTA BLANCA mayor has slammed this week's closure of nightlife like clubs and cocktail bars as unfair and said the move...