Spanish Health Ministry finalizing agreement with regions to reduce coronavirus quarantine from 14 to 10 days

Minister Salvador Illa says there is a “broad consensus” for the measure with regional governments, and Catalan authorities have already announced they will implement the change from next week


Covid-19 incidence exceeds 1,000 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 16 areas of Madrid with no new restrictions

Premier Isabel Díaz Ayuso warns that more neighborhoods may be placed under selective lockdown, while Health Minister Salvador Illa recommends residents in the region stay at home


Spain’s new decree on working from home – everything we know so far

A preliminary agreement was reached on Monday by the government, unions and business associations on a legal framework for teleworking, something that was not a common practice in the country until the coronavirus pandemic hit


‘A third of Spaniards would get vaccinated tomorrow, but another third have serious reservations’

Sociologist Josep Lobera flags up the growing rift in Spanish society due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with millions showing dangerously high levels of distrust towards the vaccine, science and the health authorities


Health Ministry reports 31,000 new coronavirus cases detected this weekend, a third of them in Madrid

Nearly 170 victims have been added to the overall death toll, with more than 11,000 Covid-19 patients currently in hospital


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 22, 2020