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The Spanish government wants to extend the state of alarm

Laura | March 23, 2020 close
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The Spanish government wants to extend the state of alarm, declared on March 14 in a bid to slow the coronavirus outbreak, for another 15 days. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez informed regional leaders of the decision during a teleconference yesterday. The exceptional measure was approved by the Spanish Cabinet […]

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The British Embassy has published a new video from British ...

Laura | March 23, 2020 close
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The British Embassy has published a new video from British Ambassador Hugh Elliott aimed at British tourists in Spain, together with a Q&A to address some of the most frequently asked questions on Facebook. The document on Facebook will be updated to reflect the latest information. Hotels: The Spanish Government has […]

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The coronavirus crisis in Spain is going to worsen next week

Laura | March 22, 2020 close
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The coronavirus crisis in Spain is going to worsen next week, and Spaniards must be prepared to face an even more difficult situation. That was the message from Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez during a national address last night to discuss the pandemic, which has claimed more than 1,350 lives […]

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The latest figures from the Health Ministry put the number of ...

Laura | March 20, 2020 close
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The latest figures from the Health Ministry put the number of coronavirus infections here at 17,147, with 939 patients in intensive care and 767 dead, 169 in just the last 24 hours. 1,107 patients with the Covid-19 disease have recovered and have been released from hospital since the epidemic began […]

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Bay Radio Coronavirus Update on Testing with Jeremy Kenton

Moody | March 19, 2020 close
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ir0z7vR-BRM
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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez addressed a near-empty ...

Laura | March 19, 2020 close
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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez addressed a near-empty Parliament yesterday to explain the measures that the government is taking to combat the coronavirus pandemic, which has so far left 11,681 people infected and 525 dead in Spain. The speaker of Spain’s lower house of parliament, Meritxell Batet, began the session […]

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HMA Hugh Elliott Speaking to Kal with Advice for British Expats ...

Moody | March 18, 2020 close
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFzTmn1jfA4
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Spain has closed its borders in a bid to deal with the ...

Laura | March 18, 2020 close
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Spain has closed its borders in a bid to deal with the coronavirus crisis. From midnight last night, only Spanish citizens and residents were able to enter the country via land borders. Freight will still be able to enter the country in order to guarantee the supply of goods. Interior […]

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Spain has closed its borders in a bid to deal with the ...

Laura | March 17, 2020 close
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Spain has closed its borders in a bid to deal with the coronavirus crisis. From midnight last night, only Spanish citizens and residents were able to enter the country via land borders. Freight will still be able to enter the country in order to guarantee the supply of goods. Interior […]

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The latest official statistics from the Spanish health ...

Laura | March 16, 2020 close
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The latest official statistics from the Spanish health authorities put the number of deaths from the coronavirus outbreak at 288, double the count on Saturday, with more than 7,750 people infected. There have been 517 patients who have recovered and been discharged from hospital so far, and 382 who are […]

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FCO advises against all but essential travel to Spain

Laura | March 15, 2020 close
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The FCO has updated its Travel Advice to advise against all but essential travel to Spain, following the restrictions put in place by the Spanish government in response to the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19). For more information visit (https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain). On 14 March, the Spanish government introduced a State of Emergency, which […]