Coronavirus

Lockdown restrictions have been strengthened in Western Catalonia after an increase in cases. Authorities in the region have now ordered home confinement for people living in Lleida. Residents will only be able to leave their homes to go to work, buy essentials, for doctors visits or to take exercise with people they live with. Bars […]

Holiday airline Jet2 has suspended all flights to Spain from Scotland as a result of the 14-day quarantine rule. Flights from Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports to local destinations will not resume until 25 July at the soonest, according to the airline. The company said that customers would offered a refund or the chance to rebook. […]

The Catalan regional government has passed new legislation stating that all people over the age of six must wear a mask in all public spaces – indoor and outdoor – from today. It comes as restrictions remain in place in part of the region due to an outbreak of the coronavirus. Those found breaching the […]

Scottish tourists returning to their homes will still have to go into quarantine when arriving in Scotland, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. Scottish ministers – who have the final say on public health arrangements north of the border – have now approved a list drawn up by UK ministers, but with two exceptions […]

The Ministry of Health of the Basque region has said it is actively monitoring a number of coronavirus cases in Ordizia, linked to a nightclub in the town. It’s believed a visitor from Lleida who was not showing signs of the virus is the source of the new infection. 35 confirmed cases of the coronavirus […]

A church service held in memory of those who have died due to the coronavirus pandemic has been held in Madrid. King Felipe VI and the Royal Family were joined by political and social leaders in the service held at the Santa María cathedral in Madrid. The service was the latest act of remembrance, with […]

A large scale study published in the medical publication The Lancet[icon name=”external-link” class=”” unprefixed_class=””], has said that 5% of Spain’s population has developed antibodies to Covid-19 – saying so-called herd immunity to Covid-19 is “unachievable,”. The study of over 60,000 people is the largest to date. The data matches other studies taken elsewhere such as […]

A second region is going back into lockdown after a new coronavirus outbreak. Entry into and out of La Marina, north of Lugo in Galicia, will be banned from midnight but with some exceptions such as work reasons. About 70,000 locals affected by the lockdown will not be stopped from moving within the 14 municipalities […]

The Generalitat in Catalonia has re-imposed coronavirus controls on an area of 210,000 people after a sharp rise in infections. President @QuimTorraiPla: “The people of #Segrià should remain calm. You can count on our support. We need to take every measure possible to protect you and prevent an even larger rise in the number of […]

The Generalitat in Catalonia has re-imposed coronavirus controls on an area of 210,000 people after a sharp rise in infections. President @QuimTorraiPla: “The people of #Segrià should remain calm. You can count on our support. We need to take every measure possible to protect you and prevent an even larger rise in the number of […]


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