Saturday, October 31, 2020

Gibraltar lockdown has stopped nearly 1,700 COVID-19 cases, says minister

The pandemic could have spread to 1,800 people rather the 127 it has infected in Gibraltar so far, said the Minister for Public Health John Cortes.

COVID-19: Spanish Supreme Court denies Medical Union plea for guaranteed supply of masks and gloves

The Supreme Court has feverishly denied that the government has acted irresponsibly and 'dragged its feet'

Number of cars intercepted in Costa Blanca city DOUBLES in one day, as Easter weekend traffic from inland increases

SECURITY in Alicante has been increased after over 2,000 cars had been intercepted on Tuesday, alone. Main roads in...

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.

Random tests show Gibraltar could have 3% infection of coronavirus

Confirmed cases have gone up again to 120 with half of them being active and the other half now fully recovered, a jump of 11 overnight.

Murcia healthcare staff and elderly tested first as 43,000 new ‘rapid test kits’ delivered at weekend

MURCIA’S regional health services, the SMS, took delivery of 43,000 new rapid Coronavirus testing kits on Sunday. As a...

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.

‘Brilliant’ Costa Blanca town announces citizens’ mobile street party to lift spirits during lock-down

FORMENTERA DEL SEGURA, in the Vega Baja region of Spain's Costa Blanca South, has just announced a street party with a difference...

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...

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.

Three arrested over one weekend in Costa Blanca town for breaking lock-down rules

ORIHUELA Policia Local arrested three people over the this weekend for breaking the lock-down rules put in place because of the Nation...

Gibraltar inventor helps create five minute COVID-19 test soon to be used on the Rock

A new COVID-19 test, which gives result in five minutes instead of eight to 12 hours will be delivered to the territory, helped by a Gibraltarian doctor.

WATCH: Costa Blanca community ‘rocks’ in 8pm celebration of Spain’s health and emergency services

FORMENTERA DEL SEGURA shows no signs of tiring in their appreciation for Spain's health and emergency services. Right...

BREAKING: Gibraltar death this week was NOT COVID-19 positive

THE 57-year-old man who died of a heart attack on Tuesday night was not suffering from COVID-19, the government revealed as cases increased again.

COVID-19: Number of unemployed in Spain surges to record high of 3.54 million

THE COVID-19 outbreak has taken its toll on the country’s unemployment figures as statistics were released by the Social Security department yesterday.

Over 1,100 people swabbed in Gibraltar as active COVID-19 cases rise again

A total number of 977 swab tests have been conducted, with 270 results remain pending. There are 49 active cases and 46 people have recovered.

WATCH: Costa Blanca hoteliers make ‘brilliant’ Hollywood-themed video message to stay indoors during lock-down

TWO GUADALEST hoteliers have recorded a very special video for clients that have sent good-will messages during the Coronavirus lock-down.

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...

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...

It was right to reveal possible COVID-19 death, says Gibraltar Chief Minister

A 57-year-old local man 'may have been' the first victim from Covid-19, according to the Chief Minister of Gibraltar as two elderly people turn up positive.

Lights out for the Moorish castle in Gibraltar after vandals strike

While some youths have vandalised the Moorish Castle, government workers have been chipping in to ensure everyone is taken care of during the crisis.

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.

Decathlon donates all its scuba masks to Spanish hospitals in bid to fight COVID-19 spread

LEADING sports retailer Decathlon has blocked the sale in store and online of its full face scuba masks and donated its total...

Coronavirus peak expected ‘in the next week’ as tests increase

THE Minister for Public Health expects a big increase in Covid-19 cases next week, especially after random testing is carried out.

WATCH: Expat opera singer, 22, treats Costa Blanca neighbours to rooftop rendition of Puccini’s ‘Oh mio babbino caro’

NEIGHBOURS in the Costa Blanca town of San Miguel de Salinas were treated to a surprise rendition of a Puccini aria on...

CORONAVIRUS: Boris Johnson sends letter of support to Gibraltar

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Gibraltar currently sits at 69, with 14 people having recovered and 55 active cases remaining.