Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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British company open 13 new COVID-19 testing clinics across Spain as part of global expansion

A BRITISH COVID-19 testing group is expanding across the world after ‘a surge in demand for PCR tests’. DAM Health recently opened 13 new coronavirus testing clinics...

Council in Spain’s Catalunya hires bug exterminators to target sewers overrun by cockroaches

SIXTY feet below Sitges, a town close to Barcelona, cockroaches have taken over the sewers.  The bugs are wading through a river of raw sewage...

Spain’s Andalucia plans to vaccinate children aged 0-11 against COVID-19 by end of October

THE Junta is working on a vaccination plan for children aged 0-11 years, expected to begin at the end of October. The campaign would be...

COVID-19 cases maintain reduced totals in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

748 new coronavirus cases were reported today(September 1) in the Valencian Community, compared to 1,059 a week ago. Back on August 4, the daily total...

Falling COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE coronavirus health situation is maintaining its significant improvement in the Valencian Community. Lower infections and reduced hospital admissions are continuing days before the regional...

ANALYSIS: Spain set to meet 70% vaccination target but does it really matter?

SPAIN is set to meet its target of having 70% of the population vaccinated by the end of August, and although this is certainly...

Weekend COVID-19 totals go down again in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

1,733 new coronavirus infections were recorded over the weekend according to today's(August 30) pandemic figures for the Valencian Community. That compares to 2,340 new cases...

Singer RaRa performs charity concerts on Spain’s Costa del Sol to raise money for girl, 10, with cancer

A LITTLE girl battling cancer has received a flood of cash to help pay for her potentially life-saving treatment, thanks to Pimlico Plumbers.  Youngster Chloe...

COVID-19 infections fall again in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE downward trend in COVID-19 cases is continuing in today's(August 27) update for the Valencian Community. 854 new infections were reported today compared to 1,119...

Lower infections and hospital admissions but ‘nothing decided’ over September COVID-19 restrictions in Costa Blanca area of Spain

THE Valencian government will wait until the last minute before deciding on COVID-19 restrictions to replace current measures which end on September 6. Health Minister,...

Clock ticks down as Spain tries to get 70% of the country fully vaccinated by end of August

TIME is running out for the Spanish government to reach its self-imposed target of having 70% of the population fully vaccinated by the end...

Falling COVID-19 case rates maintained in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 case figures have fallen again on both a daily and weekly basis in the Valencian Community today(August 26). 836 new infections were reported today,...

Elsie Mogford, 37, wife of multi-millionaire United Utilities boss, dies suddenly while on holiday in Menorca

THE wife of multi-millionaire water company chief has died suddenly ‘of natural causes’ while on holiday at a luxury villa on the Spanish island...

No calls for curfew in Spain’s Andalucia as incidence rates drop across the region

THE Junta has not proposed a night curfew for any municipality in the region. For the first time since July 22, there are no municipalities...

COVID-19 cases continue falling across the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections have recorded another drop on a week-to-week basis in the Valencian Community. 1,059 new coronavirus cases were reported today(August 25) compared to 1,290...

Dramatic figures show teenagers dominating COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 case figures for the Valencian Community have shown unvaccinated teenagers and young people dramatically pushing up infection rates. The region as a whole now...

COVID-19 cases continue their fall in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

POSITIVE trends are continuing with reducing COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalisations in the Valencian Community. The Tuesday(August 24) update from the regional health ministry declared...

Unvaccinated 19-year-old with no underlying medical conditions becomes youngest person in Balearic Islands to die from Covid-19

An 19-year-old woman who was unvaccinated and had no underlying medical conditions has died from Covid-19 in Mallorca, becoming the youngest person to die...

90% of COVID-19 cases in Spain are down to the highly-infectious Delta variant

NINE out of ten COVID-19 cases in Spain are down to the Delta variant, according to Ministry of Health figures. The more contagious coronavirus variant...

Weekend COVID-19 cases are 60% down on early August figures in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections have recorded another weekend fall in the Valencian Community. The total, which takes in reports from Friday to Monday, has been declared today(August...

LISTED: 416 municipalities in Spain’s Andalucia at extreme risk of COVID-19—including the eight provincial capitals

416 MUNICIPALITIES in Spain’s Andalucia, out of a total of 778, are at extreme risk of COVID-19 for exceeding a 14-day cumulative incidence rate...

Family demand answers over sudden death of woman, 20, at Costa del Sol Hospital in Spain

THE devastated family of a young woman are determined to find out why she died suddenly at a hospital in Spain. The 20-year-old repeatedly visited...

Downward trend continues for new COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections have recorded another week-to-week fall in the Valencian Community. Figures today(August 20) show 1,119 new cases compared to 1,439 on August 13. A fortnight...

Nearly 20 million EU COVID-19 travel certificates issued in Spain since early June

SPAIN has issued nearly 20 million EU COVID-19 digital travel certificates, according to the Ministry of Health. 19,901,957 documents have been downloaded as of August...

Woman dies from COVID-19 just days after giving birth in Spain’s Sevilla

A WOMAN has tragically died from COVID-19, just days after she gave birth to her child at the Virgen del Rocio University Hospital in...

COVID-19 cases fall by 40% in a week across the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE pushback in COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations is continuing in the Valencian Community according to regional health ministry figures. 961 new infections were reported today(August...

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