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In Albacete, local police have cut off a road leading to the city’s trade fair center

Laura | August 6, 2020

In Albacete, local police have cut off a road leading to the city’s trade fair center after several seasonal workers who were being housed there fled the premises on Wednesday morning.

The center is being used to quarantine around 230 immigrants after a coronavirus outbreak was detected at a makeshift camp in the city outskirts 15 days ago.

The Catalan regional government has shut down a business in Lleida province after a work inspection found that 19 people with Covid-19 were still working there even though it was known they had tested positive for the disease.

Coronavirus outbreaks among seasonal fruit pickers has underscored the plight of migrant workers in Spain.

Written by Laura