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New age group to start receiving COVID-19 jabs this week in Spain’s Andalucia

ANDALUCIA to begin vaccinations in new age groups this week. The Junta has said that the vaccination programme is now focused on immunising the over-fifties—the...

SIGHT FOR SORE EYES: Specsavers Opticas Marbella donate meals to the vulnerable

VULNERABLE people in Marbella enjoyed a decent meal thanks to the generosity of Specsavers Ópticas. The city’s branch of the opticians donated 100 hot meals,...

COVID-19 numbers for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain continue to tumble over the weekend

NEW coronavirus case totals for the Valencian Community have recorded another significant weekend fall today(May 10). 286 additional COVID-19 cases were reported since last Friday...

Pedro Sanchez claims ‘herd immunity’ against COVID-19 within 100 days in Spain

PRIME Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has claimed that Spain's population will reach herd immunity levels against the coronavirus by mid-August. Speaking on a visit to Greece...

AstraZeneca hitch causes 100,000 fewer vaccinations this week in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID vaccinations will drop by a third this week in the Valencian Community because AstraZeneca supplies have dried up. 325,000 doses were administered last week...

VILLA PARADISO can help you to stop your ‘social media addiction’

CHECKING and scrolling through social media sites has become an increasingly popular activity over the last decade. That has risen dramatically further since the start...

EXPLAINED: The new Costa Blanca and Valencia restrictions after Spain’s State of Alarm ends

A midnight curfew and extended opening hours for bars and restaurants are the main headlines of amended restrictions announced by the Valencian government this...

COVID-19 hospital admissions fall to July 2020 levels in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

HOSPITAL admissions attributed to COVID-19 have fallen below the 200 mark for the first time since last July across the Valencian Community. The regional health...

Fears over Oxford COVID-19 vaccine across Spain’s Andalucia high as 25% reject first dose

LATEST government figures have shown that an alarming percentage of Andalucia's pensioners are rejecting the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot concerns. The Junta...

NO FOURTH WAVE on the Costa Blanca in Spain as COVID cases and hospital admissions carry on falling

168 new coronavirus infections were announced tonight(May 6) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. COVID case numbers are continuing their downward spiral...

COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions continue to fall on Spain’s Costa Blanca

149 new COVID-19 cases were reported today(May 5) in the Valencian Community, according to the regional health ministry. The key week-to-week comparison means there are...

Spain’s Catalunya ready to vaccinate 50-59 age group

VACCINATIONS will be available for people aged between 50 and 59 from next week, regional authorities in Catalunya said. Appointments can be booked for the...

DATE REVEALED for start of COVID vaccinations for people aged under 60 in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A new age bracket will get their first COVID vaccines in the Valencian Community from May 17. The regional health ministry says that vaccinations will...

Spain hits target early to fully vaccinate 5million people, Spanish government confirms

SPAIN has hit its target to vaccinate 5million people by the first week of May.  The Spanish Government revealed that more than 5 million people...

LATEST COVID-19 case numbers from the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain continue in the right direction

127 new coronavirus infections have been reported in the Valencian Community today(May 4) according to the regional health ministry. That is a fall on a...

LATE VERDICT as Costa Blanca residents in Spain will be told this Saturday about COVID restriction changes that start...

RESIDENTS in the Valencian Community will have to wait until the last minute to find out what health restrictions they will have to follow...

COVID-19 figures in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas record a big weekend fall

THE weekend COVID-19 case totals for the Valencian Community have shown a big drop compared to the previous weekend. 348 cases were reported since last...

COVID figures in Spain: Biggest daily drop in coronavirus patients in hospital as Andalucia marks first weekend allowing mobility...

ANDALUCIA has detected 1,706 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, following its first weekend with mobility between provinces. Monday’s caseload is much lower than the 3864...

Night curfew set to stay in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas even when Spain’s State of Alarm ends this...

THE night curfew will not disappear in the Valencian Community when the second national State of Alarm ends on May 9. That's the hope of...

WELL, NOT ENTIRELY: Up to 21 towns in Spain’s Valencia region maintain zero COVID infections over the last two...

JUST like the village of Asterix and Obelix, surrounded on all sides by the Romans, 10 towns in Castellon Province have managed to completely...

SNIFFLING? The things you are doing that may be making your hay fever worse in Spain

Enjoy nothing more than a relaxing evening beverage? Sadly, it may actually be a recipe for sneezing disaster this summer in Spain.

COVID-19 case numbers in Costa Blanca and Valencia regions of Spain remain solidly constant

THE latest COVID-19 new case figures in the Valencian Community are continuing to stay constant with little change. The regional health ministry said tonight(April 30)...

VACCINE LATEST: Spain extends gap between AstraZeneca jabs to 16 weeks

SPAIN will extend the gap between the first and second doses of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine to 16 weeks from 12 for those aged under...

Little change in COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia regions

215 new coronavirus infections were announced today(April 29) in the Valencian Community by the regional health authority. That's a fall of seven cases on a...

Relatives blame death of family member on his AstraZeneca injection on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 64-year-old man has died on the Costa Blanca, eight days after getting his first shot of the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine. The man suffered an...

School-children gifted oranges from the farming community on Spain’s costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA school-children enjoyed a healthy Vitamin C boost yesterday, April 28, thanks to the area’s Department of Farming. Local Councilor for Agriculture, Víctor Valverde,...

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