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 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

Spanish government tightens lockdown to include all non-essential workers

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will convene a Cabinet meeting to approve the measure, which is aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus in Spain

Spain sets a grim new record with 832 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

Fatalities reach 5,704 but the real figure could be higher as untested victims are not being counted, study finds

Spain records highest daily rise in coronavirus deaths with 769 fatalities

Government officials say that new protective gear is on its way, and insists that the food supply chain is guaranteed

Coronavirus deaths in Spain now exceed 4,000, with 655 in just 24 hours

The total number of infections has passed the 56,000-mark, up 8,578 on the day before

Close friend of Spain’s emeritus king transferred $39 million from “donation” to a US bank

A request for judicial cooperation sent by Swiss prosecutors to a Spanish judge reveals multiple payments to Corinna Larsen, who used part of the money to purchase real estate

Spanish army asks NATO for international assistance to fight coronavirus

With the infection rate now surpassing Italy's, the government will extend the lockdown until April 12

Spain’s coronavirus victims rise by 514 in a day, with 2,700 dead and nearly 40,000 infections

“This is the tough week, when we are all waiting to see if the measures we have adopted will take effect,” says health chief

Spain records hottest winter of this century

The average temperature in the country was 1.8 above the norm for the season, with some places seeing highs of more than 30ºC

Spanish government to extend state of alarm for 15 days

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez made the decision after warning Spaniards that the number of coronavirus cases was set to rise over the next week

Spain purchases 640,000 coronavirus testing kits, which will arrive “in coming days”

Seventy percent of patients in intensive care are aged above 60 years old, health authorities report

Total coronavirus deaths in Spain reach 1,350, with infections at 25,000

More than 5,000 hospital beds have been set up at the Ifema convention center in Madrid, while police at checkpoints will be stopping people from traveling

Spanish doctors prepare to make difficult decisions if intensive care units reach capacity

Officials admit the worst is yet to come as Spain exceeds 1,000 deaths and field hospitals start going up across the country

Catalan premier tells BBC that Madrid is blocking coronavirus lockdown in his region

Criticized by government officials for “misrepresenting the truth,” Quim Torra later said his words had been poorly translated

Spain’s coronavirus deaths soar past 1,000, while infections rise to nearly 20,000

Health authorities warn that the figures may not indicate the true scale of the local transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus

Half of all Spaniards fear losing their jobs over coronavirus crisis

Bank of Spain warns that the economy will experience “an unprecedented disturbance” due to the pandemic

Spain enlists medical students to shore up overburdened healthcare system

Despite the situation, there are still around 100,000 tourists staying at hotels in the Canary and Balearic Islands

Real unity in Spain

King Felipe VI’s statement to the nation has reinforced the collective desire to contain the coronavirus

Spain’s coronavirus deaths reach 767, with 169 in just the last 24 hours

The number of people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus has now reached 17,174, with 3,431 new cases in a day

Spain to roll out faster coronavirus tests as cases continue to soar

Dozens of seniors are reported dead at nursing homes while the foreign ministry asks Spaniards living abroad to stay where they are

At least 19 dead at Madrid senior home due to a coronavirus outbreak

More people are probably going to die, says a healthcare source familiar with the situation at the center

Spanish PM to Congress: “The hardest part is yet to come”

Pedro Sánchez addressed a near-empty parliament on Wednesday, to explain the measures the government is taking to combat the coronavirus pandemic

Spain sees nearly 2,000 new coronavirus cases in a day, with confirmed deaths rising to 491

“We are not ruling out closing the airspace,” said Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska on Tuesday, after land borders were shut on Monday night

Spanish government applauds king’s reaction to financial scandal, but supports judicial probe

Unidas Podemos and regional parties want a congressional inquiry into alleged Swiss bank accounts tied to Felipe VI's father Juan Carlos I

Spanish political parties close ranks around the government in battle against the coronavirus

The priority for the administration now, as well as stopping the spread of the pandemic, will be the minimizing of the economic damage caused by the crisis

Spain closes its borders to contain spread of coronavirus

Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska says only Spaniards, residents and citizens who cite force majeure will be able to enter national territory from midnight