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Covid: Rule changes from midnight. Valencia battles rising ...

Jack Troughton | July 9, 2021 close
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THE regional government in Valencia has tightened Covid-19 restrictions in a bid to tackle the spike in coronavirus cases with changes in force from midnight tonight (July 9). Nightlife and the hospitality industry bear the brunt of the new restrictions aimed at cutting the climbing infection rates, particularly amongst young […]

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Valencia tightens Covid-19 restrictions

Jack Troughton | January 5, 2021 close
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VALENCIA will be subject to tougher measures in a bid to control the spike in Covid-19 infections from Thursday (January 7). President of the region Ximo Puig announced the new measures which include closing the hospitality sector from 17.00 and advancing the nightly curfew. And 26 municipalities hit particularly badly […]

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270 cross-border workers in Gibraltar first to receive vaccine ...

BayRadio | December 7, 2020 close
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Spanish care workers in the UK territory of Gibraltar will be among the first Spanish nationals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The UK was the first country to Europe to approve the Pfizer vaccine for coronavirus last week – meaning Gibraltar can begin vaccinations before the neighbouring Spanish mainland. HM […]

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Spain coronavirus restrictions succeed in dropping country from ...

BayRadio | December 4, 2020 close
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Coronavirus restrictions in Spain have seen its accumulated incidence fall from the highest in Europe to currently below Russia, France, the UK, Italy, Germany, Poland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal and more. Coronavirus cases per 100,000 inhabitants in Spain fell to 240 in Thursday’s daily update from the Ministerio de Sanidad. […]

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Spain limits Christmas reunions to 10 – curfew until 1.30am ...

BayRadio | December 2, 2020 close
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Spain’s health council of 17 autonomous presidents has today agreed on how COVID-19 restrictions will shape this Navidad. In a televised briefing, the Ministerio de Sanidad today outlined 10 rules that will govern internal movement, family reunions and curfews. Here is a breakdown: Autonomous communities will close their borders between […]

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Oliva police arrest man who left dog ‘hanging’ from ...

BayRadio | December 1, 2020 close
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See a picture of the dog below – graphic warning. Guardia Civil from Oliva have arrested a man who left his wounded dog hanging from a 3rd-floor balcony. Policía Local in Bellreguard, near Gandia, rescued the dog after it had spent ‘days’ shut outside, had been beaten and presented signs […]

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Valencian Community to close municipal borders of COVID-hit ...

Jack Troughton | November 5, 2020 close
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The Valencian Community is likely to close certain municipal borders and impose further rules on socialising. This Friday, new restrictions are expected to be imposed. The municipalities with the highest rates of infection are the most likely to face these new measures. On Friday a meeting will be held with […]

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Valencian Community moves to ‘Level 3’ high-risk ...

Jack Troughton | October 28, 2020 close
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Spain’s central government published a four-tier alert system to control the COVID-19 pandemic, based on clear health data. The Valencian Community passed from ‘medium’ to ‘high’ risk on Tuesday. The Valencian Community breached health criteria on Tuesday evening to pass into level 3, or ‘high’ risk, according to Spain’s four-tier […]

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4 of 10 infections in Valencian Community from ‘binge ...

Jack Troughton | October 28, 2020 close
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Some 26,642 infections in the Valencian Community (Alicante, Valencia and Castellón) have been traced to botellones, fiestas and ‘uncontrolled’ celebrations to date. Four of every 10 coronavirus infections have been traced to ‘binge-drinking’, parties and social celebrations in the Valencian region. The Community has recorded 65,838 COVID-19 positive infections since […]

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€50 voucher – Ourense hospitality recovery plan

Jack Troughton | October 26, 2020 close
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The hospitality industry has been one of the hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. The mayor of Ourense has suggested a new plan to prop up the bars and restaurants as they struggle to survive from the effects of COVID-19. In a €5 million package plan, he has suggested offering […]

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FINES: Between €60-€600,000 for breaking curfew in Valencian...

Jack Troughton | October 26, 2020 close
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Residents in the Valencian Community (Alicante, Valencia and Castellón) can be fined from €60 for breaking new rules to fight COVID-19. Last Saturday, the Valencian Community published a regional decree to enforce five restrictive measures – read them here. The 00:00 – 06:00 curfew has been in effect from Sunday […]

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Can I leave my province during the new state of alarm?

Jack Troughton | October 26, 2020 close
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The Spanish government has introduced a second ‘state of alarm’ across the country – read about it here. Last Sunday, Spain’s national government published a royal decree announcing a second nationwide state of alarm. According to the document on the Boletín Oficial de Estado, each of Spain’s 17 autonomous communities […]