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The Ministry of Health has said it is monitoring the spread of the seven variants of the coronavirus across Spain. In an update issued yesterday, the Ministry said that to date 916 cases of a variant of the virus which causes Covid-19 have been detected across the country. The British, South African and Brazilian variants […]

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has announced that coronavirus restrictions in Tenerife will increase to level 2, whilst Gran Canaria will see their level of restriction move down to the same level. Lanzarote is to remain at level 4, whilst Fuerteventura, El Hierro, La Gomera & La Palma will […]

Visitors from Brazil and South Africa will now face a ten day quarantine on arrival into Spain – according to new information released by the Health Ministry. Minister of Health , Carolina Darias, said that those who arrive must remain in quarantine for between 7 to 10 days, with the shorter duration available to those […]

Over a million people have received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine, according to data released by the Ministry of Health. Since December 27th, 2.5 million vaccines have already been administered – with 138,000 more doses being given since Friday. The numbers represent 2.26% of the Spanish population of 47.3 million people. Andalusia, Catalonia, Madrid, […]

The European Commission has said that it expects the Spanish economy will lead the economic recovery of the EU post pandemic. In a forecast issued by the Unions executive branch, they said that Spain’s strong GDP growth would place it as the economy that would lead the rest of the bloc out of the pandemic […]

The Basque Government is studying the ruling made by a judge in the region this week that ordered the reopening of the hospitality sector. Government officials are investigating comments made by the judge regarding the pandemic, to see if his ruling was biased in any way. The regional authority is expected to launch an appeal […]

The Spanish Government has announced an update in its vaccination plans, after making the AstraZeneca vaccine only available for those aged between 18 to 55. In an update issued yesterday, they stated that non-frontline health care workers like pharmacists, dentists, and physiotherapists would receive the jab in the next phase, whilst also inoculating police, military, […]

Another grim milestone has been passed, as the total number of recorded coronavirus infections in Spain reached three million since the start of the pandemic. Along with the number of infections, a further 760 covid-19 related deaths were also reported, bringing the death toll to over 63,000. However government studies are suggesting that the real […]

The Agency for Medicines and Health Products in Spain has said that only 0.14% of those who have received the coronavirus vaccines have suffered any form of adverse reaction to the jab. The study – published at the end of January – mainly focuses on the two injections that were available during the initial stages […]

The first phase of the national vaccination programme is reported to be coming to a close, as officials said this week that elderly residents of care homes would soon all have the first jab of the coronavirus vaccine, as would the majority of health workers. Planning for the second phase – which will see all […]