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The Government has approved the extension of the ERTE scheme until January 31. In a press conference with Minister of Labour, Yolanda Díaz, she said that the scheme would be spilt into two streams, one for those whose businesses cannot function due to restrictions, and the other for those whose business is limited due to […]

Scientists from the University of Córdoba are investigating if drinking milk from cows immunised against a bovine form of the coronavirus could help prevent the spread of covid-19. Researchers are investigating to see if antibodies present in milk from immunised herds can provide an effecting treatment against the spread of the virus in humans. The […]

Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, has said that he is hopeful that the regional government in Madrid and the national Government can come to an agreement on how to tackle the increase of coronavirus cases in the region. In what was described as a “cordial” meeting between health ministers, no agreement on measures was reached, […]

More than 50,000 Spanish flags have been placed on the lawn of the Parque Roma in Madrid, to pay tribute to those who died from covid-19. The memorial was created by the National Association of Victims and People Affected by Coronavirus (Anvac), which has also called for protests on the 1st October to call for […]

The government has urged authorities in Madrid to tighten coronavirus restrictions across the city, warning of a “serious risk” to residents if they do not. On Saturday Spain’s Health Minister Salvador Illa said current restrictions in the capital did not go far enough, after regional authorities said they would not lock down the entire city, […]

Authorities in Catalonia have said that family gatherings over the Christmas period should not include more than six people. In an update issued on Sunday, the Minister of Health of the Generalitat, Alba Vergés, said that family gatherings over the festive period should not exceed that number, whilst also saying that events such as the […]

Regional authorities in Castilla y León have requested that the border between the region and Madrid be placed under restrictions, as cases of the coronavirus continue to rise in the capital. Minister of Health of Castilla y León, Verónica Casado, has sent a formal request to Transport Minister José Luis Ábalos to ensure there is […]

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 […]