Monday, September 21, 2020

Nine deaths and 661 new COVID-19 cases in Spain’s Andalucia in past 24 hours

According to the Junta, the daily death count is the highest since the beginning of August

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'

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...

Nightclubs and late bars will remain closed for rest of September on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NIGHTCLUBS and late bars will continue to be closed in the Valencian Community until the end of September. Temporary...

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...

Spanish ‘staycationers’ give glimmer of hope to tourism, as millions of international visitors stay at home

AMID dramatic estimates of 40 million fewer international visitors already this year, the campers and caravanners of Spain are offering some financial...

Estimates show Spain’s ‘lockdown loss’ of over 40 million tourists and nearly 50 BILLION euros so far

FIGURES released this morning, September 6, suggest that Spain had around 40 million fewer international tourists during the first eight months of...

COVID-19 outbreaks of a ‘social origin’ appear in more popular expat towns on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA is one of three towns named yesterday to have outbreaks of the coronavirus, all emanating from a ‘social origin’.

EXCLUSIVE: British parents ‘terrified’ after school admits it can’t fulfil COVID-19 protections on Spain’s Costa del Sol due to...

The IES Las Viñas school, in Manilva, released a statement this week saying it has ‘many doubts’ over how it will face this ‘complicated term’

Bar owners describe new serving restrictions as a ‘nail in the coffin’ in Spain’s Murcia region

BARS AND RESTAURANTS in the Murcia region can no longer sell drinks and food to customers directly from their bar service areas.

Teachers will get COVID-19 training but only after new school year starts on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TEACHERS in Valencian Community schools are to be taught to identify COVID-19 symptoms amongst their students. The sessions though...

Young tourists quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19 during holiday on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A GROUP of young tourists from Spain's northern Basque Country are behind a COVID-19 outbreak of 19 cases in a Costa Blanca...

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

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotel owners in Spain claim that UK travel quarantine ‘ruined everything’

COSTA BLANCA hoteliers have blamed the UK travel quarantine for reduced August bookings and have called for a Europe-wide system of working...

Popular expat town suffers first COVID-19 outbreak since pandemic began on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ROJALES, which includes the popular expat community of Quesada, has suffered its first COVID-19 outbreak since the start of this year's pandemic.

BREAKING: Spain’s Andalucia sees over 1,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours with Malaga accounting for almost half

The Costa del Sol province far outpaces its seven neighbours, with Cadiz and Almeria coming in a joint distant second

Coin in Spain’s Malaga rules out field hospital after new COVID-19 outbreak detected in disabled centre

According to mayor Francisco Santos, the centre has been disinfected and residents isolated so that care can continue to be provided

Slow COVID-19 testing at a hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca forces doctors and nurses into self-isolation

COSTA BLANCA hospital staff have been forced into quarantine after operating on a patient with COVID-19, after initial tests showed her to...

LISTED: The towns in Spain which have reverted to lockdown measures to fight COVID-19, including in Malaga

While any significant jump in caseload is concerning, what health experts fear most is 'community transmission'

Military hospital being re-built to fight COVID-19 this winter in Spain’s Andalucia as part of €117 million battle plan

The hospital in Sevilla will be spread over six floors and provide 150 beds and a further 27 intensive care beds

Bleaching of streets ramped up in small inland town in Spain’s Malaga following ‘worrying’ rise in COVID-19 cases

Education centres will also be disinfected both inside and outside daily, while playgrounds will be closed from 10pm to 6am to avoid crowds gathering

Spain adds 8,581 COVID-19 cases with Madrid taking lion’s share of ‘second wave’

The total number of people to have officially tested positive for COVID-19 in Spain now stands at 479,554

Costa Blanca follows rest of Spain in seeing new COVID-19 case rises reaching levels seen in March

NEW COVID-19 cases on the Costa Blanca have reached daily levels not seen since March according to figures released by the Valencian...

Regional government bans teacher COVID-19 tests in city on Spain’s Costa Blanca ahead of school reopenings

TORREVIEJA council has been banned from testing its 1,100 teachers for COVID-19 ahead of next week's start of the new school year.

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