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The coalition cabinet has announced that it has agreed to acquire 52.7 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine from Janssen, Moderna and CureVac. In an press statement issued yesterday, the government announced that the Pfizer vaccine is expected to gain final approval on the 29th December, with the Moderna inoculation due to be confirmed as […]

Restrictions on who can enter into Spain have been extended until the end of the year, according to an update in the Official State Bulletin. Non-Schengen or EU visitors remain prohibited except for certain countries including Australia, Rwanda, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore, Uruguay and Thailand. Tunisia, Canada and Georgia were removed from the […]

The Junta de Andalucía has announced a relaxation in the restrictions in part of their region which at one stage had the highest incidence rate of the coronavirus. Non-essential shops and activities are to be allowed to reopen from today, with a curfew in place from 6pm – in line with the rest of the […]

The number of coronavirus infections has continued to fall, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health, however the number of deaths has risen. Yesterday a further 10,222 cases of Covid-19 were reported – a week ago there were 15,318. However the number of people who died after testing positive for the virus […]

Elderly residents and healthcare workers at nursing homes are to be the first to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, Health Minister Salvador Illa announced yesterday. The announcement was made as the health minister unveiled the national vaccination plan that is due to kick off in January. Other health workers will be next to be vaccinated, […]

Proposed rules surrounding the festive season have been presented by the Government. Limits on the number of people who can meet, as well as curfews on New Years Eve are expected to be brought into place ahead of the festive season. In total six people will be allowed to meet at any one time, and […]

King Felipe VI is to go into 10 days quarantine, after being in contact with someone who has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Royal Household announced that the King would be suspending his official duties during the period, and would be isolating away from other members of the Royal Family. No other members of […]

Yesterday new restrictions for all those arriving in Spain came into force, with all those arriving into the country from high risk countries having to test negative on a PCR test. All people arriving into the country from one of the EU high risk countries – including infants and children – must now be in […]

The Ministry of Health has said that there are no plans to make the coronavirus vaccine mandatory. In a statement issued yesterday by the health ministry, they said that whilst there was legal options to make the vaccine mandatory, there were no plans at present to enforce inoculation against the coronavirus. At the weekend, Prime […]

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has announced the creation of 13,000 vaccination centres nationwide, as plans gather momentum for the roll out of a coronavirus vaccine. Mr Sanchez made the statement after appearing at this years virtual G20 summit, where he called for universal access for coronavirus vaccines and for members to support where they can […]