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Vaccination centre closes its doors with 90% of local teenagers jabbed against Covid-19 on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA’S El Escorratel social centre has now packed away vaccination equipment and returned to its traditional function, after immunising 90% of local people aged...

SPAIN TRAVEL: UK scraps COVID-19 traffic light system with changes for fully jabbed passengers

From 4 October, the current traffic light system of red, amber and green countries will be made redundant and replaced with one red list only

ANALYSIS: Spain set to meet 70% vaccination target but does it really matter?

SPAIN is set to meet its target of having 70% of the population vaccinated by the end of August, and although this is certainly...

Woman dies from COVID-19 just days after giving birth in Spain’s Sevilla

A WOMAN has tragically died from COVID-19, just days after she gave birth to her child at the Virgen del Rocio University Hospital in...

The strain in Spain: Emergence of new variants mean rethinking 70% ‘herd immunity’ vaccination target

Spain is on target to vaccinate 70% of the population by the end of August, the ‘herd immunity’ threshold that was established as a...

500% increase for intensive care admissions ahead of Spain’s holiday season on Costa Blanca South

COVID cases have seen a worrying spike in the Vega Baja regions of the Costa Blanca, on the eve of Spain’s traditional summer break. Both...

Double-jabbed in Spain? Yes, you CAN travel to England without quarantine from August 2

FULLY-VACCINATED travellers from the EU will be able to avoid quarantining when they arrive in England, the government announced on Wednesday, July 28. EU citizens...

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...

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...

‘Queue-jumping’ mayor tells Costa Blanca court that a doctor allowed him to get an early COVID-19 injection in Spain

A Costa Blanca mayor has appeared in court over COVID-19 vaccination 'queue-jumping' last January. Alicante's anti-corruption prosecutor accused La Nucia's mayor, Bernabe Cano, of an...

Spain’s Andalucia plans COVID-19 vaccination of under-40s to start next week

UNDER 40s in Spain’s Andalucia can expect to get their first shot at the end of next week. The Junta has announced they are now...

Near-perfect immunity response among the elderly to Covid vaccines in Spain’s Valencia region

NEARLY every single person among the elderly community in the Valencian region has shown immunity to Coronavirus three months after vaccination. And studies reveal that...

VACCINATIONS for 40 year olds in the Valencian Community start today, TEN days ahead of schedule

Vaccination against Covid-19 for people between 40 and 49 years old in the Valencian Community starts today, June 7, a whole ten days ahead...

Fears over Oxford COVID-19 vaccine across Spain’s Andalucia high as 25% reject first dose

LATEST government figures have shown that an alarming percentage of Andalucia's pensioners are rejecting the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot concerns. The Junta...

Spain hits target early to fully vaccinate 5million people, Spanish government confirms

SPAIN has hit its target to vaccinate 5million people by the first week of May.  The Spanish Government revealed that more than 5 million people...

One vaccination station handling over 17,000 jabs for 18 different municipalities on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA’S Bernardo Ruiz Pavilion, in the Vega Baja region of Costa Blanca, continues to be a point of mass vaccination serving 18 municipalities in...

2,000 octogenarians vaccinated at one site on Friday and 200,000 more jabs promised next week in Spain’s Valencia Region

MORE THAN 2,000 octogenarian citizens of Torrevieja were vaccinated against Covid-19 on Friday, with regional authorities promising 213,000 more jabs through Valencia this coming...

Spain’s Andalucia to begin vaccinating people over 70 mid-April with the 80-and-over age group expected to be fully vaccinated...

THE Junta expects to start calling over-70s for their first jab in about three weeks. Now that vaccination has resumed with the AstraZeneca doses and...

Uber to offer free rides to vaccination centres in Spain’s Malaga

UBER has announced it will offer two free rides worth up to €15 euros to all people over the age of 80 called for...

Spain considering administering only one vaccine dose to those who have already had COVID-19

SPAIN’S health ministry is weighing up whether or not to administer only one dose of the vaccine to those with prior COVID-19 infections. During a...

Spain’s Andalucia starts vaccinating over 80s living in the region

THE Andalucian health service (SAS) has begun vaccinating people over 80 years of age who do not live in retirement homes. The vaccination plan against...

Juanma Moreno warns of shortage of COVID-19 vaccines in Spain’s Andalucia

JUNTA chief has warned of ‘very adverse circumstances’ if the promised vaccination dosages are not received. According to Moreno, Andalucia needs some 350,000 vaccines per...

JAB-BUSTER as yet another politician queue-jumps on Spain’s Costa Blanca to get COVID vaccination

THE list of Costa Blanca politicians getting COVID-19 vaccines ahead of priority categories has grown to include Orihuela's Health Councillor, Jose Galliano. The PSOE socialist...

Andalucia president predicts 50% of region will be vaccinated by ‘early summer’

ANDALUCIA president Juanma Moreno has said the vaccination programme is fundamental in regaining normality. In a message published this Sunday, Moreno said he was ‘excited...

96 year old woman first in Spain to get COVID-19 vaccination

A 96-year-old woman has become the first person in Spain to be given a COVID-19 vaccination. Araceli is the oldest resident of the Los Olmos...

Spain’s Malaga to have highest number of vaccine points in all of Andalucia

MALAGA will have 37 COVID-19 vaccine points — the highest number in all of Andalucia. The Junta have announced that the immunisation programme will begin...

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