CORONAVIRUS

Cabinet to ‘hibernate’ Spanish economy in bid to avoid overload of hospitals

As expected, the government on Sunday approved a stricter lockdown across Spain, which will only permit essential workers to leave their homes

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus deaths continue to rise in Spain, with a record 838 in 24 hours

According to the latest Health Ministry figures, a total of 6,528 people have died, there are 78,797 confirmed infections, and 43,397 Covid-19 patients receiving treatment in Spanish hospitals

CORONAVIRUS

Opposition Popular Party backs stricter lockdown, but slams government “improvisation”

Spain’s biggest labor unions also support the move, but businesses warn of “negative impact” on companies