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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 […]

Madrid, which is one of the worst hit areas in Spain, will introduce targeted lockdowns and other restrictions on movement on Friday in areas with high COVID-19 cases. The region accounts for around one-third of active coronavirus cases nationwide, with a higher incidence in high-density and low-income neighbourhoods. “We are taking measures but it is […]

The total number of coronavirus deaths and infections in Spain has passed another grim milestone, after 156 people are known to have died from the virus in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of deaths to 30,004 people. The Ministry of Health has also recorded 9,437 new cases of covid-19, bringing the total […]

Fiscal rules that limit regional authority spending are to be suspended in an effort to help the economy. Minister of Finance – Maria Jesus Montero – said the rule changes will free up over 3 billion euros of spending across the country. The Finance Ministry is to publish the decree in the coming weeks. The […]