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Another grim record for the number of confirmed coronavirus cases was broken on Friday, as the health ministry reported 40,197 new infections. Friday’s total was the third day that saw a surge in figures. The news came as more regions across the country announced further restrictions, with a number of regions moving the curfew to […]

Spain has the second highest number of people returning to work in Europe after being placed on the national ERTE scheme. In data released by the Ministry of Labour and Social Economy, the Netherlands leads the continental numbers when it comes to people returning to the workplace, with Spain in second position, beating the likes […]

The first inoculations using the Moderna vaccine have taken place as the numbers of recorded infections continues to rise. 99 people received the first doses of the second medicine to be approved yesterday, as the vaccination programme gets up to speed after a sluggish start. Over 676,000 people have now received their first doses of […]

There has been a record spike in new coronavirus infections on Wednesday with 38,869 new cases. Of those reported, around 5000 of those are from previous days where a backlog had formed. 28% of available intensive care units are now occupied by patients fighting covid-19, an increase of five percent over the last week. The […]

Concerns over intensive care capacity are growing again after the number of coronavirus cases doubled since last week. Yesterday the Ministry of Health announced a further 61,422 cases of the coronavirus in data that included tests carried out over the weekend. Director of the Coordination Centre for Health Alerts and Emergencies, Fernando Simón, warned that […]

600,000 doses of the Moderna covid-19 vaccine are due to arrive in Spain in the coming six weeks, it was announced yesterday. Health Minister Salvado Illa said that the order – purchased as part of a European wide purchase – will start to be distributed as soon as possible. The news came as Spain passed […]

The number of daily coronavirus cases has increased to significant levels, nearing the same as during the peak of the first wave of the pandemic. Yesterday the Ministry of Health reported a further 23,700 cases – an increase of 9,500 compared to the same day last week. To date however only 50 cases of the […]

Valencian regional president Ximo Puig has announced seven new measures that the region will be introducing in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. In a press conference he announced that the internal border with the region will close until at least the end of January and that curfews are to be reintroduced, […]

Concerns have been raised over a “worrying increase” in the number of coronavirus infections and increase pressure being faced on intensive care units nationwide. Yesterday saw 30,579 new cases of the virus being recorded, with a further 241 people dying who had previously tested positive for the coronavirus. The high figures are being attributed to […]

The first air shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine have arrived in Spain , after being flown in by Ibera on Saturday evening. Two pallets of the vaccine were carried onboard a standard passenger flight between Brussels and Madrid, which arrived in the capital just after 9.40pm In the early hours of yesterday morning, the […]