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LATEST: How many people in Spain have been vaccinated against Covid-19?

MORE than 17million people in Spain are now fully vaccinated as hopes grow of a return to normal life after coronavirus.  Figures released on Wednesday...

COVID Spain: 100 positive tests among thousands who flocked to major Barcelona music festival

JUST 123 people among the first 13,000 ticketholders at a major music festival in Barcelona tested positive for COVID-19.  All festival-goers heading to The Cruilla...

ICE CREAM ALERT: Products by leading brands removed from Spanish shops due to contamination with cancer-related substance

NESTLE has ordered the urgent removal from shops throughout Spain of 46 types of ice cream found to be contaminated with a substance known...

LISTED: Municipalities in Spain’s Andalucia without new coronavirus cases in 14 days

FIGURES reveal that 101 municipalities in Andalucia have no new COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks—13 weeks after the end of the national...

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...

COVID-19 case count continues to drop in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

430 new COVID-19 cases were reported today(September 8) in the Valencian Community. That compares to 748 infections last Wednesday and 1,059 cases a fortnight ago. As...

Double standards: Fully-vaxxed Brit expats arriving in UK from Spain discover they don’t have the same quarantine exemptions as...

AN Olive Press reader has slammed the “double standards” imposed by UK authorities after discovering a major pitfall of visiting the UK from Spain...

Coronavirus incidence rate creeps up and pushes Spain into ‘medium risk’ category again

THE COVID-19 incidence rate in Spain has risen slightly over the past week and is now at 51.61 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. The latest data...

Top health expert in Spain says COVID-19 certificate is not needed for hospitality businesses

SPAIN'S top infections expert, Fernando Simon, says there's no logic in using the EU COVID-19 certificate to enter hospitality premises, as 90% of the...

Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca is an ‘extreme risk’ area for COVID-19 infections

BENIDORM is among a list of Alicante Province cities and towns branded as 'extreme risk' for people catching COVID-19. The resort recorded 647 coronavirus cases...

LATEST: What you need to know about Spain making face masks compulsory again even outdoors

MASKS will have to be worn outdoors at all times in Spain as COVID-19 infections rise to new record levels. Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, told...

Spain’s Malaga has only three municipalities without confirmed COVID-19 infections in two weeks

THE sixth wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Spain continues at an accelerated pace with only three municipalities in Malaga free of COVID-19. According to...

Waking the dead

They are taken in Taiwan, Serbia, Slovenia, and Bangladesh, and, according to NASA, invigorate the body and soul. The word comes from the Latin for ‘sixth hour,’ and is intended to occur roughly six hours after one wakes up... But why is the siesta culture dying out in Spain? Sara Wallace finds out

Cannabis clubs continue to grow in northern Spain

Some 200,000 people are now believed to be members

Hospital elevator which cut new Andalucia mother IN HALF ‘had its memory erased’ afterwards

A JUDGE investigating how a new mother was cut in half by an elevator has asked police why the computer system operating the lift...

Skin cancer operations increased by 30% on Costa del Sol last year

The region has some of the highest rates of skin cancer in Europe

Manufacturers of ‘lethal’ drug Nolotil face €500 million lawsuit

A €500 million lawsuit is launched and there are already 200 claimants, following an Olive Press investigation

UK warns Spain of SUPER GONORRHEA after fearing Brits may have spread it around holiday hotspot

The first case was detected in a straight woman who tested positive for the infection in October last year

British heatstroke victim in ‘serious condition’ after being airlifted to hospital in Spain

Air ambulance took the Brit to the Navarra Hospital Complex in Pamplona after his condition took a turn for the worst and he fell unconscious

Killer Listeria outbreak ‘being brought under control’ in Spain’s Andalucia

It comes after 69 people were infected with the bacteria, believed to have come from dodgy batches of packaged meat products in Sevilla

Costa Blanca doctor reveals the long-term harm that mobile phones inflict on us all

A TORREVIEJA doctor has revealed the extent of harm that mobile phones inflict on the human body, especially among the young. Dr Alfonso Cort highlighted...

Medical expert says incontinence pants are ‘standard international practice’ after British pensioner blasts Spanish hospital for putting him in...

A MEDICAL expert has said incontinence pants are 'standard international practice' after a British pensioner accused a Spanish hospital for putting him in a...

Flights continue to arrive from Italy to Spain’s Costa del Sol today as new coronavirus case confirmed in south...

FLIGHTS from Italy will continue to arrive in Malaga today with no strict protocols in place to detect for coronavirus.  Two flights will arrive from...

Valencian coronavirus superspreader says he feels ‘racked with guilt’ and spends isolation time awaiting results of colleagues and friends

THE Valencian journalist in isolation at Valencia's Hospital Clínico since Thursday has said he feels 'racked with guilt' after infecting numerous people with coronavirus. Football...

BREAKING: Fifth coronavirus death in Spain confirmed

CORONAVIRUS has claimed its fifth victim in Spain.

COVID-19: Madrid to close gyms, bars, nightclubs and restaurants as coronavirus situation turns ‘very worrying’ while Spain’s case load...

MADRID has ruled that all gyms, bars, clubs and restaurants in the region must be closed from Saturday to reduce the risk of coronavirus...

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New COVID-19 record but hospital admissions are much lower than 2021 numbers in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of...

A new pandemic record daily total of 39,585 cases was reported this Tuesday in the Valencian Community. Exactly a year ago, the total was 8,423. The...

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