Coronavirus

THE WAY FORWARD? Barcelona concert with 5,000 punters analysed by authorities in Spain’s Valencia ready for summer festivals

Live music has been one of the hardest-hit sectors by the anti-COVID restrictions, suffering losses of over 90% in some cases.

COVID-19 infections reach lowest daily total since mid-July in Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain

NEW coronavirus infections in the Valencian Community have risen by just 29 in the last 24 hours to produce the lowest daily total since...

Costa Blanca and Valencia areas continue to be Spain’s only ‘low risk’ COVID-19 region

A national spike in new COVID-19 infections is not having a big impact on the Valencian Community which continues to be the only part...

COVID-19 case reductions slow right down in the Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain

STEADY and significant falls in new COVID-19 infections appear to have bottomed-out according to Valencian heath ministry figures this evening(March 29). A total of 363...

SEE-SAW week continues for new COVID-19 case totals in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

THE latest COVID-19 new case figures in the Valencian Community have gone up today(March 26) based on both week-to-week numbers as well as yesterday's...

European Commissioner says Spain will get enough COVID-19 vaccines to hit 70% immunisation target this summer

A leading EU figure has pledged that Spain will get 'what it needs' over COVID-19 vaccines to reach 70% of the population by the...

Over 600 self-employed benefit from COVID-19 recovery grants in one city on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA is to pay out direct grants of €2,000 from the Resistir Plan to some 606 self-employed people. Entrepreneurs and micro-companies with up to 10...

New COVID-19 cases return to downward direction in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas after a surprise rise

COVID-19 daily infection totals returned to double figure increases tonight(March 25) in the Valencian Community after an upward and unexpected blip yesterday. Details from the...

Expats in Spain frustrated at ‘lack of clarity’ over access to Covid-19 vaccines

FOREIGNERS living in Spain have expressed worry and frustration at not knowing when and if they will be called up for a Covid-19 vaccination...

COVID-19 vaccination point installed in city centre on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA council has set up its COVID-19 vaccination point which they say makes it ready to jab 6,000 teachers and support staff from tomorrow(March...

Spain’s Health Minister, Carolina Darias, says she’s worried about a possible new trend of rising COVID-19 cases

SPAIN'S Health Minister, Carolina Darias, has told parliamentarians in Madrid that she is concerned about a 'possible change in trend' in new COVID-19 cases. Her...

‘Smart Cameras’ return to make beaches Covid safe in Easter Week on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA CITY Council has announced that it’s 11 beaches will be safe and ready for this coming Easter weekend. Luisa Boné, the local Councillor for...

Valencia president refuses to lift restrictions on bars and restaurants in Spain’s Costa Blanca

VALENCIA president Ximo Puig has told the regional parliament that he has no intention of an immediate lifting of restrictions on the hospitality sector,...

NEW COVID-19 cases show an upward rebound as hospital admissions fall in Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain

NEW coronavirus infections have broken the recent downward trend by showing a week-to-week rise and a daily increase in the Valencian Community. Figures released by...

BRING IT ON: 77% of Olive Press readers are pro vaccine passports

OVER three-quarters of Olive Press readers are eagerly awaiting the rollout of vaccine passports for COVID-19. In a Facebook poll run by the OP between...

COVID-19 cases begin to reach ‘trickle-stage’ of double digits in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

NEW coronavirus cases have dipped below three figures on a Tuesday for the first time since last summer in the Valencian Community. Regional health ministry...

‘FOURTH-WAVE’ coronavirus fears in Spain as single-shot Johnson vaccine supplies are delayed

HOPES of a large batch of single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines arriving in Spain next month have been dashed. The company has promised to...

Spain lifts ban on travellers from UK

Spain has announced it will allow travellers from the UK to enter Spain, lifting a ban that has been in place since December 23...

Spain raises age limit for AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine to 65-years-old

SPAIN will raise the upper age limit for AstraZeneca’s COVID vaccine to include those up to 65 years-old the Health Minister confirmed on Monday. Health...

Spain’s Malaga province registers lowest COVID-19 case numbers this month and zero deaths

THE province of Malaga has recorded its lowest contagion rate for March so far this Monday, with 38 new cases and zero deaths. Part of...

First case of ‘highly contagious’ Brazilian COVID variant is reported in Spain’s Murcia region

THE first recorded case of the Brazilian variant of COVID-19 has been announced in the Murcia Region. Murcia's Health Minister, Juan Jose Pedreñó, said: “Tests...

GOOD CHEER continues over falling COVID-19 numbers in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

NEW weekend cases of COVID-19 have produced another major fall according to the Valencian regional health ministry this evening(March 22). 352 new infections have been...

Spain plans to increase age limit of AstraZeneca coronavirus jabs to 65 years

SPAIN is set to raise the age limit for people receiving the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine from 55 to 65 years of age. The Vaccine Report...

AN IMPRESSIVE 94% of cities and towns in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions have COVID-19 rates of below...

COVID-19 cases across the Valencian Community have reached a cumulative 14-day average of 33 cases per 100,000. The figure is even better for 508 out...

Covid compensation payments to start with local mayor inviting affected businesses to apply for more on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO City Council has started making payment from the Resistir Plan, to SMEs and the self-employed. They confirmed on Friday, March 18, that applicants...

COVID-19 continues to be flushed out of Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

THE latest COVID-19 infection figures from the Valencian regional health ministry have today(March 19) recorded a 50% drop based on week-to-week comparisons. Just 154 new...

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Longer opening hours on the cards for bars and restaurants across Spain’s Balearic Islands

This morning, representatives of the government, including tourism minister Iago Negueruela, met with local business unions to discuss relaxing the current coronavirus restrictions on the sector