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Big 30% fall in COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections have dropped by nearly a third in the Valencian Community, as this week's trend of falling case numbers continues. The regional health ministry...

Gibraltar launches new five-year Mental Health Strategy

THE Minister for Health has announced a new Mental Health Strategy to improve the wellbeing of the country. The five-year plan has been developed in...

COVID-19 weekly case rates continue to ‘flatten out’ in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE latest figures from the Valencian health ministry bring a mixed regional picture over the COVID-19 pandemic. This week's new trend of lower week-to-week infections...

Dominic Raab won’t rule out fully-vaccinated travellers from Spain going into UK quarantine despite EU travel rule change

PEOPLE returning to the UK from Spain may be forced to go into quarantine despite relaxations announced yesterday for fully-vaccinated travellers. Speaking to Sky News...

Increase in COVID-19 cases continues to slow down in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE rate of new COVID-19 infections is continuing to show signs of falling in the Valencian Community. 2,685 new infections were announced today(July 28) compared...

Curfew reduces COVID infections in 70% of areas in Spain’s Valencia region

AS the enforcement of restrictions to combat the fifth wave of COVID in the Valencia region continues to spark argument and heated debate, the...

Staff shortages mean just 13% of COVID-19 rule breakers have been fined in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of...

LEGAL staff have only been able to process 13% of fines imposed by police for breaking COVID-19 rules in the Valencian Community. 208,000 infractions have...

Smaller rise in weekend COVID-19 totals for Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

6,390 new coronavirus infections were recorded over the weekend in the Valencian Community, combining the Saturday and Monday regional health ministry figures. In an early...

People who don’t live together will be banned from sleeping together overnight in Spain’s Murcia

PEOPLE who don't live together are banned from an overnight 'hook up' under a new 'soft' COVID-19 curfew announced by the Murcia government. Murcia's Health...

Gibraltar budget 2021 confirms 2.5% corporate tax increase

CORPORATE tax will be increased to 12.5% in Gibraltar following a ‘revenue wrecking’ pandemic. In July’s 2021 Budget speech, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo announced a...

Spain has overtaken both UK and USA with share of population who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

AFTER a slow start, Spain has now fully vaccinated a higher percentage of its population than both the United States and the United Kingdom. Data...

Summer in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain is ‘killed off’ due to ‘disproportionate’ COVID-19 restrictions

NEW restrictions to fight COVID-19 infections introduced by the Valencian government have been branded as 'consummating the death of the summer'. Night curfews have been...

Spain COVID-19: Now 20-29 year olds can get vaccine if they live in Valencia

THE VALENCIAN Community has been contacting 20-29 year-olds to offer vaccination appointments. People in those age groups are being urged to get vaccinated amid a...

COVID-19 infections and hospital admissions show no signs of slowing down in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

CORONAVIRUS infections have fallen slightly today(July 23) to 2,913 new cases in the Valencian Community. The last two days have seen cases above the 3,000...

Gibraltar cancels large events due to rising COVID-19 cases

THE government has put a stop to large events until September 2021 as the virus continues to spread. Small events will be able to go...

Health minister says vaccines are ‘slowing down’ the spread of new COVID-19 infections in Spain

SPAIN'S Health Minister, Carolina Darias, says the rate of new COVID-19 cases is slowing down thanks to the country's vaccination programme. In an interview today(July...

Drones fly in to monitor crowding on beaches in Spain’s Catalunya as Covid-19 infections soar

As crowds head to the beach to escape the summer sun, authorities in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalunya are trialling the use of...

COVID-19 infections pass 3,000 mark again in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

The daily COVID-19 case count rose again today(July 22) in the Valencian Community with 3,159 new infections. It's the second successive day where infections passed...

Benidorm set for night-time curfew after big COVID case rises in Costa Blanca area of Spain

CURFEW areas will be extended across the Valencian Community from Monday(July 26) subject to the approval of the region's Superior Court. Costa Blanca tourist spots...

COVID-19 cases rise by a third in just one day in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW coronavirus cases have risen by a third in the Valencian Community in just one day. 3,015 new infections were announced today(July 21) compared to...

New study reveals the number of children orphaned by COVID-19 in Spain

MORE than 2,300 children in Spain lost a parent during the first 14 months of the coronavirus pandemic, a new study has revealed. The figures...

EXCLUSIVE: Police shut down massive illegal party where 1,300 people raved in breach of Covid regulations in Spain’s Cadiz

A PAIR of local councillors had a rude awakening when they were asked to join their police force in breaking up an illegal rave...

WATCH Olive Press live on Sky: ‘It’s great to see the Brits coming back to Spain’

THE Olive Press reported live from a beach on the Costa del Sol with an appearance on UK television news on Wednesday morning. Editor Jon...

COVID-19 case figures carry on climbing in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 cases are over six times higher than four weeks ago according to today's(July 20) figures for the Valencian Community. 2,112 new infections were reported...

COVID ‘fifth wave’ collapses health centres in Spain’s Castellon

LOCAL health centres throughout Castellon Province are reporting severe problems caused by the fifth COVID wave currently sweeping the Valencia region. Spokespeople for the public...

Large weekend COVID-19 infection rise across Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 cases over the weekend in the Valencian Community have gone up by over 1,000 infections in a week and are four times higher...

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