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The Ministry of Health has confirmed that quarantines for those who test positive for the coronavirus are to be shortened from 14 days to 10. Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, said his department was finalising plans to amend the current guidance with various regions across the country. The proposal is understood to say that those […]

One of the country’s largest exhibitions – the Mobile World Congress – has been postponed next year until the end of June 2021. In a statement issued by organizers GSMA, they said that the event – originally scheduled for the start of March – will now take place between the 28th June and the 1st […]

10,799 new cases of the Coronavirus have been recorded in Spain, with a third of them in Madrid, according to official data released by the Ministry of Health. In their latest update, they also confirmed a further 241 deaths due to covid-19. According to the latest data, the reproductive rate of the virus – otherwise […]

The Ministry of Health has reported a further 31,428 infections of the coronavirus since Friday, in their update on Monday. In the daily briefing they also said that 168 more deaths were recorded due to the coronavirus. In total, 671,468 infections have now been recorded since the start of the pandemic, making Spain the ninth […]

The Spanish stock exchange – the Ibex35 – has dropped 3.43% in one day as concerns over the latest wave of coronavirus infections spook the markets. In a widespread fall in European markets, the index lost 6,700 points compared to the start of business yesterday. The biggest falls were in aviation giant IAG, ACS, Arcelormittal […]

Hundreds of protesters have gathered in parts of Madrid on Sunday to voice their opposition to new restrictions introduced due to rising Covid-19 cases. Many of those there called on regional President, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, to step down over the regional government’s decision to restrict movement and the number of gatherings that could take place in […]

Six out of ten Spaniards say they have “little or no confidence” in government policies towards tackling the coronavirus pandemic. The latest CIS survey shows a deterioration in trust compared to earlier on in the pandemic, when survey results in April and May showed a majority of people had confidence in the coalitions approach. However […]

More than three million people are now working from home, almost tripling the number the same time from last year, data from the INE has revealed. The report from the National Statistics Agency shows the number of home workers has risen from 915,000 in 2019 to 3.01 million this year, mainly as a result of […]

Policia Local in Gran Canaria have said they will be prosecuting a woman who used false medical certificates to explain why she wasn’t wearing a face mask. Officers approached the 26-year-old woman in Las Alcaravaneras, after drone footage spotted she was not wearing a mask whilst out in public. She placed a mask on her […]

The Bank of Spain has said that unemployment rates could remain at 20% for at least another year and a half, as the country struggles to shake off the economic damage caused by the coronavirus. The central bank said the economy could shrink between 10.5% and 12.6% this year, depending on how the country reacts […]