CORONAVIRUS

An analysis of three Covid-19 outbreaks: how they happened and how they can be avoided

An office, a restaurant and a bus were the settings for multiple infections that have been studied in detail by health authorities. Their conclusions offer valuable lessons for the deescalation process

CORONAVIRUS

Six Spanish provinces saw twice as many deaths during Covid-19 crisis as in a normal year

Excess fatalities since March were highest in Segovia, Madrid, Guadalajara, Ciudad Real, Soria and Albacete

INTERVIEW

Kristalina Georgieva: ‘Spain’s guaranteed minimum income is a good instrument to improve equality’

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund started in the role last October, and is now faced with the global economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic

CORONAVIRUS

15% of residents in Madrid care homes died during the coronavirus pandemic

The figure represents the total number of fatalities between March 8 and May 15, and includes victims who were not tested for Covid-19 as well as those who may have died from other causes

CORONAVIRUS

Spain will do PCR tests on all close contacts of Covid-19 cases

A stricter protocol due to go into effect soon seeks to contain new outbreaks as the country emerges from a prolonged lockdown

ENVIRONMENT

The new invasive mosquito species spreading ‘like an oil stain’ in Spain

Scientists warn the ‘Aedes japonicus’ has great potential to expand because it can adapt to cold weather and breed “in a wide range of aquatic habitats”

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 17, 2020

TRAVEL

Spanish foreign minister not ruling out quarantine for UK travelers arriving in Spain

Speaking to the BBC, Arancha González Laya said that the government could “introduce reciprocity” if the British government does not lift its requirements