Costa Blanca News – Coronavirus

£75 million plan to rescue British tourists

The UK government has announced a new partnership with airlines to fly back more British tourists stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic. The government...

Aid for councils to help residents

A total of 10,000 public sector workers will help ensure that food and medicines are available for vulnerable people in the Valencia region. Regional councillor...

Large reduction in reported cases

Councillor for health in Valencia region, Ana Barceló has just revealed the latest figures relating to the coronavirus outbreak for the previous 24 hours. Sra...

EasyJet grounds planes until further notice

Budget airline EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of planes In a statement, the airline announced: “As a result of the unprecedented travel restrictions imposed...

‘Essential’ workers – list published

After the government stated on Saturday that all ‘non-essential’ workers will have to remain at home for the next two weeks – the extensive...

Latest virus figures for Valencia region

Councillor for health in Valencia region, Ana Barceló has just reported the latest figures relating to the coronavirus outbreak for the previous 24 hours. Sra...

Bid to shore up the economy

On Wednesday night the national Parliament approved the unprecedented mobilisation of €200 billion (20% of the country’s GDP) to compensate for the devastating economic impact...

Army helps to disinfect old people’s homes

A total of 44 people have died of coronavirus in old people’s homes in Valencia region – and 26 of the fatalities were in...

Gender violence concerns addressed

Attention for women who have been victims of gender violence and may be at risk due to being in confinement as a result of...

New system to detect coronavirus

The regional health department is Valencia is employing a new system for people showing symptoms of the coronavirus. They are asked to visit the health...

Planet Earth at the crossroads

Email March 20 If you or a member of your family has had a close encounter with death, you will know that there comes a conviction...

Just a normal flu

Website comment March 16 Fair enough it’s virus and it’s killing people (over 60 years old) but not as much as the normal flu. If there was...

Regarding British holidaymakers ignoring the lockdown

Website comment March 16 Typical majority British culture, yet again dragging us minority British through the gutters of the world, especially Spain. I will always be...

Not trusting figures

Website comment March 12 I’m not convinced by the figures. A friend of mine (aged 82) died just over a week ago with pneumonia. She was...

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Fewer new cases but more deaths

New recorded cases of coronavirus in the Valencia region are continuing to go down. Councillor for health Ana Barceló reported today (Friday) that 316 new...

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