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Hospitals slowly return to normal

The number of coronavirus patients requiring hospital treatment in the Valencia region continues to fall. Councillor for health Ana Barceló reported on Wednesday that 206...

Valencia formally requests phase two status

The Valencia regional government has formally requested its three provinces (Alicante, Valencia and Castellón) are allowed to enter phase two of the lockdown exit...

Torrevieja is beating the virus

Torrevieja hospital no longer has any coronavirus patients being treated in the intensive care department, according hospital manger Eva Baró. Sra Baró noted today that...

Land sale flop

No bids have been submitted to buy council-owned land in Orihuela Costa, according to councillor for heritage Rafael Almagro. The town hall had expected to...

Regional plan to combat climate change

The Valencia government has presented the draft of their ‘climate change and ecological transition’ law. Councillor for the climate emergency Mireia Mollà said their aim...

Containing the virus

The first container ship loaded with essential healthcare equipment for the regional health service docked at the port in Valencia city on Tuesday. It has...

Virus ‘detectives’ to operate from health centres

Health centres in the Valencia region are leading the search for new cases of coronavirus in order to detect them early. Healthcare professionals will trace...

Beach use starts in phase two

Town halls in Murcia region are getting to grips with any problems which may arise from the opening of beaches for general use during...

End to quarantine in sight

The order which brought in a two-week quarantine period for travellers arriving in Spain will be lifted by July 1, according to the government. Foreign...

Primary school patience pays off

The ‘long-awaited’ contract to build the new Dama de Guardamar primary school has been put out to tender by the regional government, announced mayor...

Relief as respirators arrive

The first 10 respirators produced as part of a regional government deal with two companies based in the region were made available to the...

Spain reports nearly 2,000 fewer deaths

Spain has revised the total of deaths of patients with Covid-19. According to government coronavirus spokesman Fernando Simón, the figure is 26,834 and not the...

Exports up in the first quarter

Bolstered by the food industry, exports from the Valencia region rose by 1% in the first quarter of the year – despite the effects...

Airlines prepare for take off

A significant increase in flights over European airspace is being predicted from June 15. The European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) stated...

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