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Fourth vaccine jab in Spain to be rolled out end of September for over 80-year-olds and residents of care...

THE autumn booster rollout for over 80-year-olds and residents of care homes will kick-start on September 26—with Spain due to start receiving the first...

Spain’s Andalucia considers maintaining mandatory use of face masks on public transport and inside health care centres ‘forever’

MASKS will continue to be mandatory inside health care centres and on public transport in Andalucia, health expert has said. According to the spokesperson for...

Spain rules out easing Covid face mask requirement on public transport and health centres until at least autumn

SPAIN’S Health Minister has rejected plans to relax face mask rules and they will continue to be compulsory on public transport and in health...

Spain’s Malaga has five times fewer Covid hospital admissions than a year ago

COVID hospital admissions in Malaga province have dropped dramatically in the last year. According to the latest data from the Regional Ministry of Health, there...

LATEST: What you need to know about travelling to Spain from the UK

WITH the peak summer holiday season now in full-swing, here’s the run down of the rules for those travelling to Spain from the UK. Post-Brexit...

Medical fraudsters arrested in Spain’s Estepona

TWO Estepona fraudsters have been arrested for allegedly making more than €600,000 posing as a coronavirus test wholesaler online. One person attempted to buy 1,000...

EXCLUSIVE: Crisis at Torrevieja hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca as doctors quit in their droves and patients wait ‘up...

DOCTORS at the Costa Blanca’s most beleaguered hospital have slammed the appalling working conditions and disgraceful levels of care. They told the Olive Press that...

Second booster jab to be rolled out for over 60s in Spain

A Second covid booster has been approved for the over 60s and health workers in Spain. The fourth jab received approval from the Spanish Minister...

Hospitals in Spain at high risk due to coronavirus spike

COVID-19 patients are occupying more than 10% of hospital beds—placing Spanish hospitals at ‘high risk.’ According to an update from the Ministry of Health yesterday,...

Fourth covid booster recommended for EU citizens

THE European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) are recommending EU citizens over 60 should be offered a...

Schools in Spain’s Andalucia to remain face mask free for next school year

MASKS will not be compulsory in Andalucian schools during the next school year. According to the recommendations drawn up by the Junta, face masks use...

A Covid cold front: Gibraltar health boss warns of unexpected winter coronavirus consequences

By Livia Cockerell DIRECTOR of Public Health Dr Helen Carter has warned that Covid could have unexpected consequences this winter. The pandemic seems to have impacted...

Covid hospitalisations on the rise in Spain’s Malaga

THE number of Covid-19 patients hospitalised in the province of Malaga is on the rise. A resurgence of the Covid-19 epidemic, principally due to the...

LATEST: What are the Covid-19 rules for travellers arriving in Spain?

SPAIN has dropped the need to show Covid-19 pass in early June for anyone arriving into the country from the EU or Schengen area...

Spain’s Andalucia to maintain Covid-19 alert level 0 throughout the summer

THE Junta has announced it will maintain alert level 0 for Covid-19 the entire summer season. Despite a recent increase in Covid-19 cases, above all...

Spain lifts ban on unvaccinated tourists and will allow entry with negative Covid test

SPAIN has eased entry restrictions for unvaccinated tourists from outside the European Union, one of the last countries to do so. https://twitter.com/Spain_inUK/status/1528065706759270400 Until now, third country...

LATEST: Spain extends ban on unvaccinated travellers until mid-June

SPAIN has yet again extended the existing entry ban on non-essential travel by non-vaccinated travellers from a long list of non-EU countries, including Brits...

EXPLAINER: These are the places you still need to wear a face mask in Spain

THE withdrawal of the obligatory use of face masks indoors begins on Wednesday, April 20, 700 days after it was made compulsory. That said,...

Fully vaccinated healthcare worker in Spain caught Covid twice within three weeks setting new record for reinfection

A 31-year-old woman in Spain set a record with the shortest known gap between infections when she caught Covid twice 20 days apart. Although it...

First worldwide case of Covid in wild otter detected on Spain’s Costa Blanca

RESEARCHERS in Valencia have detected what is believed to be the first case of Covid-19 in a wild river otter which was discovered dead...

ESSENTIALS: What you need to know about Covid travel rules between Spain and the UK over Easter

EASTER is expected to see a return of the sort of numbers that flocked to Spain before the pandemic but for British holidaymakers there...

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...

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...

All COVID-19 restrictions—bar masks indoors—lifted in Spain’s Malaga

AFTER more than two years of pandemic—which has seen home confinement, state of alarm, perimeter closures and closures of non-essential activity—all the limitations due...

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...

TRAVEL LATEST: Spain now allows entry to travellers with COVID recovery certificate

TRAVELLERS from non-EU countries will be allowed entry to Spain if they have a COVID-19 recovery certificate, in the latest loosening on travel restrictions. Until...

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