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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...

Doctors win latest compensation fight over poor COVID-19 protection in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia court has awarded 107 doctors at least €4,500 in compensation each for inadequate work protection during the early phase of the COVID...

Dance floors reopening next week if COVID-19 cases continue falling in Spain’s Murcia region

DANCE floors in Murcia region nightclubs and concert venues are likely to reopen next week if COVID-19 case rates continue to fall. Infection rates have...

LATEST: Everything you need to know about updated COVID rules for travel between Spain and the UK

IMPORTANT new rules came into force on February 1 that affect travellers between Spain and the UK. For several months now, Spain has only allowed...

Spain and Italy, only European countries to maintain outdoor face mask rule 

SPAIN will be one of the last European countries to eliminate the mandatory outdoor face mask rule. On Tuesday night, February 1, the Spanish Parliament...

Go ahead for final phase clinical trials of Spain’s own COVID-19 vaccine

SPAIN'S first domestically-made COVID-19 vaccine produced by Hipra is to start its final phase of clinical trials. Approval was given by the Spanish Agency for...

Night closures to end but COVID-19 passport continues in Murcia area of Spain

NIGHTLIFE businesses will be able to stay open after 1.00 am in the Murcia region from later this week. The change will take place once...

Children’s TV favourites recruited to boost COVID-19 vaccines among Spain’s over 5s

SPAIN has enlisted the help of the nation’s favourite children’s television characters to encourage kids to get the jab. The state television channel RTVE will...

First cases of new BA.2 Omricon COVID-19 variant are confirmed in Spain

THE first cases of the new BA.2 Omricon variant have been confirmed in Spain. Two infections have been identified in Catalunya with a potential third...

Spain’s Andalucia seeks to extend current COVID-19 passport rule for hospitality industry, hospitals and care homes by another 15...

THE Junta has proposed the extension of COVID-19 passports to access indoor hospitality and healthcare establishments. Following a meeting this Wednesday, January 26, by the...

Vaccine queue-jumping Costa Blanca mayors in Spain test positive for COVID-19

A Costa Blanca mayoral couple at the centre of a vaccine queue-jumping scandal are self-isolating after catching COVID-19 The PSOE mayors of El Verger and...

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...

Mass vaccination centres reopening for COVID-19 booster shots in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

SIX mass vaccination points will reopen in the Valencian Community on Monday(January 31) to accelerate the COVID-19 vaccine booster programme. The so-called 'vacunodromos' were used...

How hemp fields in southern Spain could play a vital role in ending Covid pandemic

BENEATH the swathes of plastic that cover hillsides across southern Andalucia, a pungent smelling crop is being cultivated that could prove to be the...

Young children in the cold as teachers catch COVID-19 in Costa Blanca area of Spain

PARENTS have slammed Valencia's Education Ministry for not providing replacement teachers after a Costa Blanca infant school was forced to stop lessons. All six teachers...

Spain’s Health Minister urges ‘caution’ as latest COVID-19 wave appears to have peaked

SPAIN'S Health Minister, Carolina Darias, has urged 'caution' as the sixth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is showing signs of subsiding. COVID cases currently...

Sewage water tests for COVID-19 suggest ‘sixth wave’ infection peak has passed in Valencia area of Spain

SEWAGE water analysis in Valencia City is suggesting that COVID-19 cases have peaked in the sixth wave of the pandemic. Testing doesn’t detect the coronavirusf,...

Parents shocked as young son gets unauthorised COVID-19 vaccine jab at Valencia school in Spain

PARENTS of a Valencia area child have gone to court after he got an unauthorised COVID-19 vaccination on Monday. The boy attends school in Paterna...

COVID-19 passports and early bar closures extended in Spain’s Murcia region

MURCIA'S current COVID-19 restrictions will be maintained until February 4. The region's Superior Court has approved the extension of the measures which were due to...

Police stop anti-vaxxers pestering parents over COVID-19 jabs at Valencia area school in Spain

POLICE were summonsed to a Valencia Province school after anti-vaxxers harangued parents over their children getting COVID-19 vaccines. Eight anti-vaxxers appeared on Thursday lunchtime outside...

COVID-19 antigen test price in Spain capped to new maximum of under €3 per unit

ANTIGEN test kit prices in Spain will be fixed to a maximum of €2.94 from Saturday. The measure announced by the government will take effect...

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...

Passenger numbers at Spain’s airports in 2021 fall below half of pre-pandemic total

PASSENGER numbers improved substantially in 2021 across Spain's airports compared to the previous year but remained well below pre-pandemic levels. Airport operator Aena said nearly...

Peak of sixth COVID-19 wave may be reached next week in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

VALENCIAN president, Ximo Puig, says that he expects COVID-19 infection rates to fall soon and has again ruled out introducing new restrictions. Despite soaring coronavirus...

Spain to cap COVID-19 antigen test prices as it orders new Pfizer antiviral pills

PRICES for COVID-19 antigen tests are set to be capped in Spain. Speaking to Cadena SER Radio this Monday, Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, said: “My...

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says Spain has to ‘learn to live’ with COVID-19

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has told a political gathering that the country is 'better prepared to deal with COVID-19' than a year ago. He...

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