Tag: Spain

Spain’s Catalonia makes masks compulsory in public at all times

The order, which takes effect on Thursday, was announced by regional leader Quim Torra four days after more than 200,000 people in the Segria area were placed under a local lockdown following a series of coronavirus outbreaks there.

Spanish dig unearths human remains in hunt for Irish rebel lord

Spanish archaeologists may have uncovered the final resting place of an Irish nobleman whose bloody 16th-century rebellion almost toppled Ireland's English rulers.

Discontent bubbles in Spain even though coronavirus cases wane

In recent days protesters have gathered outside the homes of ministers including Transport Minister Jose Luis Abalos and the home shared by Vice President Pablo Iglesias and Equality Minister Irene Montero.

Spain lifts ban on flights from Italy, but tourism still off...

Spain lifted a ban on direct flights and ships from Italy but retained a block on cruise ships and quarantine for inbound travellers as a survey showed the coronavirus outbreak had also put locals off travelling.

Spain aims to reopen borders in June as deaths fall again

Tourism-dependent Spain aims to reopen its borders around the end of June as its coronavirus lockdown fully unwinds

Spanish cafes reopen as daily death toll falls to seven-week low

About half of Spain's 47 million people progressed to the so-called Phase 1 of a four-step plan to relax one of Europe's strictest lockdowns on Monday.

Spaniards to stroll out of lockdown as temporary hospital, symbol of...

The developments showed that Spain was pulling out of the crisis that has now claimed the lives of 24,824 people. The death toll rose by 281 overnight, according to the health ministry, a small rise from the previous day but still one of the lowest daily tolls in weeks.

Italy’s daily coronavirus death toll climbs by 602

Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy rose by 602 on Tuesday, up from 566 the day before, posting a second consecutive daily increase, but new infections slowed to 2,972 from 3,153, seeing the smallest daily tally since March 13.

Italy’s daily coronavirus death tally lowest since March 19

Of those originally infected, 34,211 were declared recovered against 32,424 a day earlier.

Spain’s overnight coronavirus death toll rises, total at 16,972

The country's total death toll from the virus climbed to 16,972 from 16,353, the ministry said in a statement. Overall cases rose to 166,019 from 161,852.