Los Alcázares awards diplomas for the peques who stayed at home during lockdown
The younger generation faced particular challenges during lockdown and..

131 new cases of Covid in the Murcia Region this weekend
Mazarrón showed a significant increase on Sunday; Torre Pacheco and Caravaca..

More than 1500 new Covid cases in Spain diagnosed on last day of July
The "actual total" of new cases reported by the autonomous regions..

77 new cases of Covid in Murcia Region on Friday
The total of active cases is now 644 On Friday Covid cases in the Region..

Spanish Covid cases continue to rise; 1,229 new cases diagnosed on Thursday
The total figure rose by 2,789 to reach 285,430 Although the Spanish Health..

75 positives during the last 24 hours brings Murcia cases up to 584
80% are in Mazarrón, Totana and Lorca On Thursday the number of cases..

Daily Covid cases in Spain soar on Wednesday
Daily coronavirus cases in Spain have soared this Wednesday, with 1,153..

Totana will remain in phase 1 for a further week
No further measures will be taken in Mazarrón and Totana for the moment..

Foreign Office advises against travel to Canary and Balearic Islands
This extends the advice against travel to all of Spain including the mainland..

 Covid spirals in Spain; 6,391 new cases since Friday
855 new cases in the last 24 hours The complicated reporting system..

San Javier police close Discoteca Maná
The police say that the venue was “a risk to public health”. San..

  Outbreak in Mazarrón catastrophic says the Mayor
There is a chance that Mazarrón has generalised transmission not one specific..

Major blow for Spanish tourism as UK reinstates quarantine for returning travellers
Anyone travelling back to the UK from Spain will have to self-isolate for..

Blanca and Abarán close river bathing zones to avoid crowding
The River Segura is popular with bathers during the hot summer weather..

Mazarrón day centres for the elderly closed following detection of Covid case
Visits to the residencias in the municipality are also being suspended..

Alhama de Murcia closes leisure spaces and sports facilities for at least one week as preventative measure
No measures are being taken which affect the hostelry sector NB; Please..

Castilla la Mancha to take contact details from club users for contact tracing
Anyone in nightlife venues after 01:00 will be obliged to provide contact..

Covid antibodies decrease quickly following mild cases say US researchers
Antibodies decrease by roughly half every 36 days Antibodies in patients..

Totana bars and restaurants fear ruin as confinement measures begin
The BORM has published the conditions of what the regional Health Ministry..

95 per cent decrease in Spanish hotel occupancy during June
The tourism sector is under no illusions that this will be a complicated..

 42 Covid cases detected in Madrid airport passengers during July so far
The Madrid Government continues to press for pre-flight PCR testing from..

101.50 Euros for a coffee in Zaragoza
Covid can make a cup of coffee very pricey indeed in some parts of Spain..

 Cash is no longer King in Spain; cards are winning the fight for your money
Before the Covid crisis, cash was used in six out of ten transactions, now..

New rules for Murcia Region; no karaoke, no dancing and no drinking inside after 10:00
The latest legislation published by the Murcia regional government is designed..

Tourism losses could exceed 40 billion euros this summer says Spanish tourism sector
The run of seven consecutive annual records for foreign tourist arrivals, which..

Scotland removes quarantine restriction for travellers from Spain
People who travel to Scotland from Spain will no longer have to go into..

Agreement in European Covid recovery fund talks; 140,000 million euros for Spain
The €1.1tn budget for the next seven years was also approved Following..

Murcia government closes night clubs and discos to combat rising Covid outbreaks
The group size of gatherings is limited to 15 people in both private and..

Spanish government may extend the ERTE scheme past the end of September
The temporary redundancies scheme may be extended for the hostelry, commercial..

Masks must be worn in public areas when travelling to Spain
A few helpful hints for visitors travelling to Spain this summer and..

Covid safety advice for Ryanair passengers from 1st July
From Wednesday around 1,000 flights daily will resume with new safety measures..

Post office opening times limited to 3 hours in the morning throughout Spain
Minimal services are being offered for the duration of the coronavirus..

Over 17,000 cases of Covid-19 in Spain by Thursday lunchtime
A rise of over 3,431 cases over the last 24 hours as the death toll rises..

Rules to observe during the coronavirus lockdown period
Phase 1 relaxes the lockdown restrictions but staying at home and maintaining..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Scotland also reinstates 14 day quarantine for travellers returning from Spain
This is devastating news for many who only booked flights earlier this..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 60 new positives take active cases in Murcia up to 362
Case numbers in both the Totana and Atalayas outbreaks have risen in the last..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 922 new Covid cases in Spain on Friday brings the total to 12,166 this week
Spain has reported 272,421 cases to date on Friday 24th; on Friday 17th the..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - France recommends against travel to Catalonia
This morning there had been renewed speculation that the border between..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> -  305 active cases in the Murcia Region on Friday
53 new Covid cases have been detected in the last 24 hours Image: Protection..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 281 active outbreaks in Spain on Thursday
The average age of positive cases is starting to show a slight rise again &..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> -   Nearly 1,000 new Covid cases in Spain during the last 24 hours
The figure of 971 is the highest since 8th May Covid figures published..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia Region; 67 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours
This brings the total number of active cases up to 252 60% of the active..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Totana locked down as 44 Covid positives are registered
The Murcian regional government has ordered that Totana returns to phase..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 730 new Covid cases in Spain today, highest figure since 7th May
There are currently 224 active outbreaks in the country  It’s quite..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> -   Covid cases increase by a further 31 in Murcia Region on Wednesday
The region now has 196 active cases The Murcian Regional Health Authority..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Police are actively issuing fines for not wearing masks in the Region of Murcia
Please share this information and make sure friends and visitors are fully..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> -  Spanish Foreign Minister rejects prospect of French-Spanish border closing
On Saturday the French PM indicated that this option was being considered by..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 529 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours and 2 deaths in Spain on Tuesday
The Spanish Ministry of Health has notified 529 new Covid cases in the last..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 14 new cases bring Murcia Covid total to 170 on Tuesday
The number of positives in the Atalayas outbreak has risen to 48 Daily..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Police in Murcia region are now fining for not wearing a mask
The standard fine is 100 euros It’s normal following the introduction..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 4,581 new Covid cases in Spain this weekend
685 of these have been during the last 24 hours Image: From Barcelona..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Group size limited to maximum of 15 people in new Murcia Region restrictions
This applies to both social gatherings in a private home and a public setting..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> -  Monday Covid Murcia ; 158 active cases
The total is now double that of Friday a week ago The number of Covid..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Barcelona forced to close beaches as thousands ignore request to stay at home
Further restrictions for additional areas of Catalonia The restrictions..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 18 new Covid cases in the Murcia Region on Sunday
This brings the total number of active cases at the moment up to 139. Of these..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Drinking club closed in Totana due to Covid outbreak
This is linked to the so-called “Bolivian outbreak” After closing..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> -  Saturday Covid Murcia; Number of positive cases in Murcia increases by 23 to 128
There are now 128 active cases Regional Minister of Health, Manuel Villegas..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Police instructed to start fining non-users of masks in several regions of Spain
Let the fining begin say regional ministers! Image; taken in Cartagena..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> -  Region of Valencia makes use of a mask in public mandatory
Every Region of Spain except the Canary Islands and Madrid now enforces the..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 628 new Covid cases in Spain on Friday
Catalonia has recorded over 1100 new cases and recommended that 4 million people..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Surge of new Covid-19 cases in Murcia Region on Friday
21 new cases have been diagnosed in the last 24 hours The new measures..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 25 workers in Abarán fruit processing plant quarantined following detection of Covid-19
Frutas Esther employs 900 people Twenty five workers of an Abarán-based..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> -  Murcia government will detect, persecute and sanction those breaking Covid measures
4 night clubs are being closed with immediate effect and the capacity of discos..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Spanish consumers organisation says supermarket face masks offer very good filtration
These are the supermarkets with the most effective face masks, according to..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Recoveries drive Covid cases in Murcia down on Thursday in spite of new infections
There are active cases in 19 out of 45 municipalities in the Murcia Region..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Regional governments of Spain and Health Ministry agree plan of action against Covid outbreaks
The recent increase in cases and increased probability of a second wave of..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Aragonese Government orders slaughter of 92,700 minks following Covid-positive tests
The possibility that the virus may be jumping between humans and mink has..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> -  Spain pays homage to coronavirus dead
The Royal Family lead the service, attended by all of the regional presidents..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia region approves fines structure for non-compliance with covid measures
Not wearing a mask; breaching quarantine order; organising an illegal gathering..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 390 new Covid cases in Spain today; highest daily figure since May
Aragón has the highest number with 160, followed by Catalonia (91) and..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia Government requests specific legislation for those breaching Covid quarantine
Although legislation could be created at a regional level, the Murcian..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 263 new Covid cases in Spain during the last 24 hours as Catalonia prepares further confinements
Yet again the figures are being queried as the Catalan Government has reported..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 73 per cent of Spaniards in favour of fining for not wearing a mask outdoors
Only 22% think the population in Spain can be trusted to do the right thing..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Positive Covid cases in Murcia Region drop to 88 on Tuesday
17 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours Five new cases of..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 2.045 new Covid cases in Spain since Friday
The Ministry of Health has recorded 2045 new cases of Covid across Spain since..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 100 Covid cases active in Murcia on Monday 13th July
There is some good news; no patients remain in intensive care as of today..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 100 euro fine for not wearing a mask in Murcia region from now on
This applies equally to businesses and workers as well as the general public..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Torre Pacheco distributes 3,000 free masks made by volunteers
All have been made using professional grade material donated by the company..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Ministry of Health presenting Government plans for Covid re-escalation
Regional Health Ministers from across Spain meet weekly in videconference..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Police forced to close beach as social distancing was impossible
This was on the Murcia border with Alicante in Pilar de la Horadada..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 35 new covid cases in Murcia during the last three days
The figures have reached a level not seen since 3rd June Image: Testing..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Use of face mask in public mandatory in the Region of Murcia from Monday
The measure will be approved in a special session of the regional cabinet..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia Covid round-up for Thursday 9th July
Active cases 76, Murcia considering compulsory wearing of mask in public, 5..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - First two Covid positives detained on arrival in Barajas airport
Image Aena; airports ready to receive travellers Madrid once again called..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 73 outbreaks of Covid-19 across Spain on Thursday afternoon
The Ministry of Health confirmed that the situation is “worrying”..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Covid outbreaks mean mandatory use of masks in Balearic Islands from now on
The Balearic islands joins Catalonia in amending new normality decrees..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia Covid figures Weds. 8th July; 69 active cases
The number of cases related to the Bolivian outbreak has now risen to 46..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Spanish Covid data Weds. 8th July; significant rise in infections to 257
Four deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours The Spanish Ministry..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Scotland says no to Spain; quarantine requirement remains this summer
Spain and Serbia have been omitted form the list of “safe” destinations..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Catalonia imposes new order; Face masks will be obligatory at all times
Everyone must wear a mask at all times, regardless of social distance..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Spanish Covid figures Tuesday 7th July
124 new cases and four deaths in the last 24 hours The number of positive..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Covid figures Region of Murcia Tuesday 7th July
Two new Covid cases in Murcia, bringing active total to 74 The number..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Covid Murcia Monday 6th July: 79 active cases in the Murcia Region
3 new cases in the last 24 hours and one recovery 79 active cases, 66..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia government has paperwork ready to issue confinement notice if necessary
This is ready to go and can be implimented “within hours” Image:..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Four active outbreaks in the Region of Murcia
Two new outbreaks are in Cartagena and Murcia; one from an incoming flight..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Media in a muddle over new Spanish lockdowns
Several media worldwide said that La Marina in Alicante province had been..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Escaped Covid positive migrant recaptured in Cartagena
The 25 year old, who climbed out of a 4th floor window in the hospital using..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 70,000 locked down in Lugo, Galicia due to Covid outbreak; Covid Spain
This is the second confinement in Spain within the last 24 hours; yesterday..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Catalan Government confines 200,000 residents as Covid outbreak intensifies
Just four hours notice was given for people to move in and out of the comarca..

<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Covid Spain 3rd July; 17 deaths and 174 new cases
This is an unwelcome surge in new cases as Spain begins “Operation Summer..