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What is a Coronavirus?

According to the WHO (World Health Organisation), Coronaviruses are “a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease COVID-19.”

Cases of Coronavirus

Country: Spain          Last update: 2020-08-10 17:00:00
Total Cases: 361442
Total Deaths: 28503
Total Recovered: 0
Cases Active: 135981
Cases Closed: 0

Fourteen municipalities told to employ more control to avoid further lockdown

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The Minister of Health has given a wake-up call to the mayors of 14 municipalities in the Alicante province where coronavirus cases are soaring. In...

AstraZeneca halts trials of its Covid-19 vaccine due to participant’s illness

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AstraZeneca has temporarily stopped it’s Covid-19 vaccine trials after a participant became ill. A spokesman for the pharmaceutical company told the media that they...

Minster warns that Murcia health system is close to collapse

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The Minister of Health, has called for the public to comply with quarantines and not to attend mass events so as to cut the...

3,000 euros fine for not wearing mask – 60,000 euros fine...

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Quote: 'We cannot allow the immense effort made this summer by Aragonese health and many other professionals to re-direct epidemiological peaks be squandered...

Second death at Casaverde Nursing Home

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As reported by this newspaper on Monday, at the weekend the Generalitat took over the supervision of health care in the Casaverde de La...

Almost 27,000 new cases of coronavirus recorded over weekend

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The Ministry of Health has reported 26,560 cases of covid-19 this weekend, of which 2,440 have been diagnosed in the last 24 hours, compared...

Over 50 positive tests in Pilar de la Horadada Care Home

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Generalitat takes over running of Horadada’s Casaverde residence The Generalitat has taken over control of the private Casaverde de La Torre Center Care Home...

Doctors warn that they will not issue medical certificates for children...

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Doctor’s associations warned on Friday that they will not issue medical certificates to parents who do not wish their children to return to school. The...

One death and less than 200 infections in the province of...

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Alicante has registered 165 new infections in the 24 hour period prior to Wednesday, 72 less, although ICU admissions have risen to 19. ...

Complaints about the collapse of health centres continue to grow

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Primary Care staff admit that they are overwhelmed as they report a lack of resources and investment We do not have the time to...

Mayor outraged as Ministry bans PCR Tests for Torrevieja teachers

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"The city of Torrevieja does not deserve this treatment and at least I wanted to share my indignation with everyone," says Mayor Eduardo Dolón...

Valencian Community adds 902 new cases of Covid-19 and seven deaths

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The Community adds 902 new cases of Covid-19 and seven deaths There are currently 376 people admitted to Valencian hospitals The Valencian Community has...

Madrid Hospitals Under Pressure as COVID-19 Cases on the Rise Again

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As Spain still reels from the lockdown that took place earlier this year, Madrid hospitals are once again finding themselves under pressure from the...

Government agree co-ordinated actions for educational centres

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By Andrew Atkinson The Government has agreed with the Autonomous Communities a Declaration of co-ordinated actions in Public Health against COVID19 for educational centres during...

Minister says increase in COVID-19 cases is due to good detection

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The Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, has said that the large increase in COVID-19 cases that Spain has experienced in recent weeks is due...

Minister announces details of ‘return to school’ protocols

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The Minister of Education, Culture and Sports, Vicent Marzà has said that schoold will return in the Valencian Community on 7 September but that...

Military Covid Trackers requested by Valencia and Murcia Communities

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Ximo Puig says that the Valencian Community is putting together a bid to central government for 150 of the 2,000 Army trackers that the...

Mar Menor Councils meet to discuss spike in cases of virus

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Councils in San Javier, San Pedro, Torre Pacheco and Los Alcazares meet in midst of 91 Covid cases in Mar Menor Health Area By...

Alicante city police fining smokers, people not wearing masks and closing...

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Alicante city police fining smokers, people not wearing masks and closing business premises after ignoring Spain Gov. legislation amid COVID-19 'spike' - highest...

Three tested positive for coronavirus in Los Montesinos

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Quote: 'Following the existence of an outbreak of three people in the social sphere within the same family, in our municipality we cannot...

Alicante Province registers 120 new cases of coronavirus but no deaths

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Valencian hospitals currently have 298 people being treated with 32 of them requiring intensive care The Valencian Community has registered 457 new coronavirus infections...

Community: 475 cases and three deaths – Nationally 3,349 cases and...

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Coronavirus cases continue to increase in the Valencian Community as do hospitalisations: there are already more than 300 patients in Valencian hospitals The Valencian Community...

WEARING A FACE MASK CAN REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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New research suggests wearing a face mask lowers risk of COVID-19 spreading - through speaking and coughing By Andrew Atkinson Despite thousands of people dying...

Health notifies 2,128 new cases in last 24 hours

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The daily number of infections sets another record since the start of the de-escalation, although it is beginning to stabalise. The Ministry of Health has...

40% of new cases in Torrevieja come from other communities

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Torrevieja University Hospital serves 11 municipalities in the Vega Baja. One out of every four PCR tests is carried out on people from outside...

Schools unlikely to open in Spain as planned

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Moncloa will hold a conference of regional presidents to address the issue one week before children are due to return to school. The Government feels...

Photocall of Senior politicians in Javea without masks

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Valencian president Puig and the ministers Duque and Escrivá together in Jávea without a mask New controversy over the lack of use of masks...

SPAIN REACHES CRITICAL POINT OF COVID-19 

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Quote: 'We are right at a point where things can get better or worse' - Salvador Macip, expert in health sciences at Catalonia's...

Spike in cases forces Valencia Health to introduce new restrictions

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The lack of control of cases in Valencia forces Health to take measures Family gatherings are limited and premises must close by 1.30am ...

Infections soar as 2,935 new cases of coronavirus diagnosed in the...

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Coronavirus infections soar in Spain. On Thursday the Ministry of Health has reported 2,935 new cases diagnosed in the last 24 hours. According...