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Everybody in Spain can get a fourth Covid-19 vaccine dose this autumn

A new round of Covid-19 booster jabs will be available to everybody in Spain from this autumn, Health Minister, Carolina Darias, made the announcement on...

Medics recognised in Spain for their work during pandemic on International Nurses Day

NURSES and other medics are being thanked for their hard work during the pandemic today, to coincide with International Nurses Day. Thousands of professionals worked...

European Union abolishes compulsory Covid-19 mask-wearing on planes BUT countries like Spain have ‘wiggle-room’ to continue

TWO European Union agencies have announced that mandatory mask wearing on planes and at airports will end on May 16. The EU Aviation Safety Agency...

Spain’s Asturias region gets very rare Covid-19 variant that has only been detected in South Africa

SCIENTISTS at the Asturias Central University Hospital have identified several Covid-19 cases with a new variant that is largely local to the region, One case...

Madrid hospital worker masterminded database fraud to register ‘anti-vaxxers’ in Spain for Covid-19 certificates

THE Policia Nacional have arrested a hospital worker for masterminding a Covid-19 vaccination certificate fraud. The Prensa Iberica newspaper group has discovered that the man...

Spain’s Cabinet approves end of indoor mask wearing this Wednesday but with key exceptions

INDOOR mask wearing will end in Spain this Wednesday but with some key exceptions. The decision, which had been announced earlier this month, was formally...

Spain calculates enormous tourism losses during Covid-19 pandemic

SPAIN lost €155 billion in tourist revenue due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the National Statistics Institute(INE). Easter tourism seems to be bouncing back...

Court dismisses corruption charges against Covid-19 queue-jumping Costa Blanca mayoral couple in Spain

A Denia judge has junked bribery and corruption charges against a Costa Blanca mayoral couple who got an early Covid-19 vaccination in January 2021. Els...

Businessmen to face court over controversial Madrid Covid-19 PPE deal which paid for luxury cars and a yacht in...

A Madrid court will pursue a corruption case involving two businessmen over a €14.2 million PPE contract with Madrid City Council. The deal was struck...

April 20: Spain to ditch compulsory indoor face mask wearing after Easter

SPAIN has announced when it will lift a requirement to wear face masks in indoor settings except when on public transports on inside hospitals...

Over 50% of people in Spain have been jabbed with a Covid-19 booster shot

OVER half of Spain's eligible population has now received a Covid-19 vaccine booster. Health Ministry figures on Friday show that 24.5 million third shots have...

Spain drops quarantine for mild or asymptomatic Covid positive cases

FROM Monday March 28, Spain has dropped the requirements for those who test positive for Covid-19 to self-isolate if they are asymptomatic or have...

Covid-19 restrictions to end in Spain’s Costa Blanca except for indoor masks and smoking ban on outside terraces

NEARLY all Covid-19 pandemic restrictions have been removed in the Valencian Community, some two years after the coronavirus struck. Valencian president, Ximo Puig, announced on...

Doctors worry over ending indoor mask wearing too soon as Covid-19 cases rise in Spain

AN end to compulsory indoor mask-wearing may not happen yet in Spain as Covid-19 infections start to rise again. Despite optimism from Prime Minister, Pedro...

Two years since lockdown: What we know about the evolution of coronavirus pandemic in Spain

IT'S been two years since Spain declared a ‘state of emergency’ as the coronavirus swept across Spain and the nation was put into lockdown. The...

Daily Covid-19 infection updates scrapped in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A new sign of post-pandemic normality has been announced by the Valencian government with daily Covid-19 infection updates abolished. Figures on infections, deaths, and hospital...

ANALYSIS: How Spain’s Covid death toll compares to Europe and the rest of the world

SPAIN’S death toll during the pandemic was well above average for western Europe, an international comparison has found.  Worldwide 5.9 million people are recorded as...

Spain postpones decision on ending compulsory indoor mask wearing as Covid-19 infections tumble

NO decision was made on Thursday over when indoor mask-wearing rules will be relaxed in Spain. Last weekend, Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, speculated that mandatory...

Covid-19 death toll passes 100,000 mark in Spain

SPAIN has passed 100,000 deaths attributed to Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic two years ago. Health ministry figures on Wednesday recorded an additional...

Spain to drop compulsory face masks indoors ‘very soon’ 

SPAIN’S prime minister has announced that the wearing of face masks in an indoor setting will soon no longer be required.  Pedro Sanchez announced that...

Spain travel rules ease to allow entry to those vaccinated with all WHO-approved jabs

NON-EU TRAVELLERS heading on holiday to Spain will no longer need to have an EU approved vaccination to get into the country as long...

Over 9,000 COVID-19 deaths recorded since start of pandemic in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE coronavirus pandemic death toll has gone over the 9,000 mark in the Valencian Community. Thursday's Health Ministry figures reported an additional 15 deaths taking...

COVID-19 emergency field hospital gets taken down in Spain’s Valencia

WORK has started to take down a COVID-19 emergency field hospital erected next to Valencia's La Fe hospital. It was put up in the early...

COVID-19 passports scrapped in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain except for nursing homes

COVID passports will be scrapped in the Valencian Community from Tuesday except for visits to nursing homes. The measure was introduced on December 4 for...

Singer India Martinez to perform at Spain’s Cadiz Carnival 2022.

SINGER India Martinez has announced she will perform at the Cadiz Carnival 2022. The Andalucian star was announced as the headline act on Wednesday evening...

COVID-19 passports set to end as health situation improves in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 passports are set to be abolished in the Valencian Community by the end of February, according to Valencian president, Ximo Puig. They are currently...

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