CORONAVIRUS

More than seven million people in Spain now facing perimetral lockdowns

Experts say the restrictions on movement, many of which are already in place, will not be enough to stop the spread of the coronavirus without measures aimed at reducing capacity and social activity

CORONAVIRUS

Spain reports record 38,000 coronavirus cases in a single day, bringing total close to one million

The latest report from the Health Ministry included 217 new fatalities and indicated a rise in the hospital occupancy rate of Covid-19 patients

CORONAVIRUS

Health Ministry voices doubts about improved coronavirus data from Madrid

The number of confirmed infections in Spain now exceeds 800,000, while 139 new fatalities have been added to the total since Friday

CORONAVIRUS

Impasse between Madrid, central government continues as coronavirus cases spiral out of control in the region

Health Minister Salvador Illa warns that “much tougher measures” will be needed if action is not taken soon

CORONAVIRUS

As Madrid is offered 7,500 military personnel to combat coronavirus spread, experts consider what has gone wrong in the region

A complete lockdown may be inevitable, epidemiologists believe, with the measures currently in place being too little, too late

CORONAVIRUS

Spain’s civil registries detect 10% excess mortality during second coronavirus wave

In the first two weeks of September, Madrid alone recorded 29% more deaths than what would normally be expected in this time period

CORONAVIRUS

Spain reports 239 new coronavirus deaths, the highest figure so far during the second wave of the epidemic

The number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise, with 11,193 detected on Wednesday, 31% of which were recorded by the Madrid region

CORONAVIRUS

Official coronavirus deaths in Spain now exceed 30,000, with total infections at 603,167

Madrid accounts for a third of all new cases, with one in five hospital beds occupied by a Covid-19 patient

CORONAVIRUS

Spain reports 27,404 new coronavirus cases since Friday

In the Balearic Islands, authorities are extending restrictions on mobility to parts of Ibiza due to a spike in cases

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus infections continue to rise in Spain, with nearly 3,000 reported in 24 hours

The daily increase is the highest seen since the end of April, but heath official Fernando Simón sought to play down the figures at a press conference on Thursday

CORONAVIRUS

Galicia, Canary Islands ban smoking in public areas as Covid-19 cases continue to rise

The Health Ministry has reported a total of 3,172 new coronavirus infections across Spain, of which 1,690 were detected in the last 24 hours

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus hospitalizations in Spain quadruple in a month due to spike in cases

Medical centers are preparing for a surge in patients, as the number of Covid-19 outbreaks in the country rises to 580

CORONAVIRUS

Spain reports 1,178 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

The number of infections, deaths, hospitalizations and patients in intensive care continues to rise, with the cumulative rate of Covid-19 now nine times higher what it was in mid-June

CORONAVIRUS

Spanish health authorities warn about ‘acute’ Covid-19 cases among youths

According to the latest figures, 1,525 coronavirus infections were detected in the last 24 hours

CORONAVIRUS

Rising number of coronavirus cases in Spain sparks concern in Europe

Quarantine measures and travel warnings have been introduced against the country, which now has the fifth-highest incidence of Covid-19 on the continent

CORONAVIRUS

Spain records highest daily rise in coronavirus cases since May 8

Norway will impose a quarantine on travelers and France has asked its citizens not to go to Catalonia

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus cases in Spain: 40% under the age of 40 and more than half asymptomatic

The latest report from the Carlos III Health Institute reveals that 49.6% of patients did not know they had been in contact with someone with Covid-19

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus incidence in Spain triples in just over two weeks

According to the Health Ministry, there are now more than 200 active outbreaks in the country

CORONAVIRUS

The map of Spain’s coronavirus outbreaks: 40% are linked to family gatherings

Since the beginning of the deescalation process, at least 105 infection clusters have been detected in the country, according to data collated by EL PAÍS

CORONAVIRUS

Catalan premier announces decree to permit coronavirus lockdowns after judge blocks confinement order

A judicial ruling rejected the regional authorities' attempts to order citizens in the Lleida area to stay at home, given the fast-rising number of new infections in several municipalities

CORONAVIRUS

Catalonia may introduce home confinement to contain coronavirus outbreaks in Lleida

The Spanish Health Ministry has said measures should have been taken sooner to control the spread of the virus

CORONAVIRUS

Final round of coronavirus study confirms that 5.2% of Spanish population has antibodies

A total of 10% of healthcare workers tested positive, while police and fire crews also saw higher than average incidences

CORONAVIRUS

Severity of coronavirus cases in Spain falls as infections spread through younger people

The percentage of patients requiring hospitalization has fallen from 25% to 8% in two months, while the average age of those infected has dropped from 60 to around 50

CORONAVIRUS

Experts warn against relaxing safety measures as coronavirus outbreaks spread in Spain

The country recorded its highest number of new daily infections in three weeks, and there is concern an increasingly cavalier attitude towards the pandemic could lead to a second wave

INTERVIEW

Spanish Covid-19 expert: ‘There is more virus circulating now than before the state of alarm’

Margarita del Val, who heads a cross-disciplinary scientific research effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic, offers her views on the possibility of a second wave in Spain, and what to do about it

CORONAVIRUS

Number of coronavirus cases in Spain doubles in 24 hours, but weekly trend remains stable

Health officials also warned of the risk of imported infections, reporting 96 since May 11, 24 of which were detected just between June 3 and 9

CORONAVIRUS

Scandal over Covid-19 deaths at Madrid nursing homes sparks fierce political row

Regional and central government officials have warned of legal consequences after EL PAÍS revealed that internal protocols excluded some coronavirus patients from hospital admission