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ANDALUCIA COVID NUMBERS: Region detects 1415 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours

ANDALUCIA has detected 1415 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the fourth wave continues across the south of Spain.  Tuesday’s caseload is much...

Andalucía offers a 60-million-euro Covid-19 direct aid package to the hotel sector

ANDALUCIA’s government is preparing a €60million support package for the province’s crushed tourism industry, the Junta said on Monday, including offering hotels €200 of...

Spain won’t be back to normal before December as expert warns vaccination delays make summer target ‘difficult’

The president of the Spanish Society of Immunology has blasted the government’s promise to have the country vaccinated by the end of the summer,...

Spain’s Andalucia sets June as a target to ‘save the summer’

THE Junta’s objective to try to ‘save’ the summer season is once again set for June, mirroring last year’s efforts. The aim is to reach...

Unofficial ‘Covid Passport’ to be given out with vaccines this week throughout Spain’s Valencia region

VACCINATION CARDS are to be given out with Covid jabs in the Valencian Community from this week. As a new mass immunization programme begins tomorrow,...

COVID-19 in Spain: Andalucia vaccination crosses 2million doses

ANDALUCIA says it has become the first region in Spain to administer more than two million doses of coronavirus vaccines, amid a deadly fourth...

COVID-19: SPAIN’S ANDALUCIA SEES ALMOST DOUBLE THE NUMBER OF RECOVERIES COMPARED TO NEW CASES WEDNESDAY

ANDALUCIA has detected 2368 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the fourth wave continues its marked retreat. Wednesday’s caseload is lower than the...

Andalucia health minister urges people in Spain to stay positive saying ‘fourth wave of Covid-19 should be last’

The Minister of Health and Families has said he is ‘very optimistic’ that the fourth wave of COVID ‘should be the last’.  Jesús Aguirre shared...

Foreign travel uncertainty causing tax limbo for Brits with holiday homes in Spain

MORE than 600,000 Brits have been left in expensive tax limbo by the latest government update on overseas travel, according to experts. Non-resident holiday homeowners...

No dramatic ‘Easter effect’ on COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE latest weekend COVID-19 case totals for the Valencian Community have shown a slight rise compared to the first weekend of April. Figures released today(April...

COVID-19 in Spain: Minister of Health warns Andalucia is at ‘high risk’ as coronavirus numbers rise

CASES of coronavirus in Andalucia are continuing to soar with Junta de Andalucía's Minister of Health, Jesús Aguirre warning that the region is at...

The Junta to propose voluntary vaccination with AstraZeneca for the under-60s

THE Junta is calling for voluntary vaccination with AstraZeneca for the under-60s. Following Spain’s vaccine strategy U-turn on AstraZeneca use last week, the Regional Health...

OPINION: Clear rules and guidance is needed for Brits trying to travel to Spain

THERE was a depressing inevitability about the latest round of bad news relating to Brexit and the ongoing travel restrictions between Spain and the...

Staff at El Corte Ingles in Mijas facing redundancy as coronavirus takes toll on Spain’s retail giant

BOSSES at El Corte Ingles have announced that the business will have to be restructured to cope with the coronavirus crisis.  Staff at the Spanish...

AstraZeneca: Castilla y Leon region suspends vaccine even as Spain’s govt insists it’s safe

REGIONAL health authorities in Castilla y Leon will suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine, even as Spain’s central government insisted that they consider the jabs...

Pensioners forced to return home from Spain due to Brexit slam UK govt after Covid test blunder

A BRITISH couple arriving back from Spain has criticised the UK’s testing system for returning citizens as being ‘not fit for purpose’ after its...

Real Madrid star Marcelo in danger of being hit with €2,700 fine for breaking COVID rules to visit Valencia...

REAL Madrid star Marcelo could be fined €2,700 for breaching COVID-19 regulations after he posted a photo of himself enjoying an unauthorised day trip...

Over 500 fines handed out in less than 24hrs for not wearing mask in Spain’s Malaga

MALAGA’S Policia local have fined a total of 543 people for not wearing masks between Friday 26 and Saturday 27th March. The first two days...

Give us back our freedom without the hefty price tag, says Terenia in Mallorca

IT’S a great feeling to be slowly coming out of lockdown and let’s hope we don’t go backwards! Finally, there seems to be a...

PESSIMISTIC outlook for Spain as bank issues warning over another lost summer tourist season

SPAIN is pinning its hopes that dropping infection rates, a vaccination drive and the introduction of vaccine passports could help save the summer tourism...

Five exceptions that permit travel between provinces in Spain during Easter

THERE are currently five justified situations which permit travel between regions in Spain over Easter. Under the central government’s motto ‘We don’t save weeks, we...

What are Spain’s new Covid-19 restrictions over San Jose puente?

NEW rules come into force today, March 17, to restrict travel and curb big gatherings in those regions of Spain which have a long...

700 strong illegal party busted in Spain’s Linares

MORE than 700 revellers have been evicted from an illegal party which took place in Linares (Jaen) this Saturday. The Policia Nacional together with the...

Getting a grip: Accused of faking COVID is a low blow – even for Marbella!

It was the last caller that did it. I was into the final three minutes of ‘Viewpoint’, the live radio show that I host...

Guidelines for sporting activities in Spain’s Andalucia

THE Junta has proposed basic rules of conduct for sporting activities in Spain’s Andalucia, in force until March 19. The regulations have been divided into...

Police officers and teachers next in line for COVID-19 vaccine in Spain’s Andalucia

VACCINATION against COVID-19 for teachers is underway in Andalucia with Police officers and Guardia Civil next in line. This second phase of the vaccination campaign...

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