The problems Spain’s outdated data methods have caused during a 21st-century pandemic

The Spanish government has proved incapable of supplying clear and accurate figures about the coronavirus epidemic


Barcelona opera house reopens with a concert for 2,292 plants

The unusual event was meant as a reflection on Spain's three-month lockdown and its impact on human activity


Spain has no plans for new lockdown despite fresh Covid-19 outbreaks

But government says it could resort to emergency powers again if spikes in infections are not controlled


Spain rejects EU migration plan for not including relocation quotas

Madrid feels that the project designed by the Commission could place an even heavier load on frontline countries


Spain reports 12 active coronavirus outbreaks

The most concerning situation is in Aragón where a spike of infections among fruit pickers has forced three ‘comarcas’ to return to Phase 2 of the deescalation plan


Fighting Covid-19: The pioneers of dexamethasone in Spain

Spanish doctors have been using this corticosteroid medication on patients on ventilators and oxygen support since March. But while it is justified for the critically ill, it can be dangerous for others


New coronavirus outbreaks force first area in Spain to move back to a previous deescalation stage

Around 67,700 residents of Aragón were placed in Phase 2 of the government's plan on Monday, just a day after the entire country entered what has been dubbed the ‘new normality’


The 12 days of ‘Operation Bug’ – The Madrid region’s disastrous plan to save its senior residences

Based on documents, messages and audio recordings, EL PAÍS has reconstructed how the regional government put the lives of elderly care home residents in the hands of an inexperienced company chief during the peak of the coronavirus crisis in Spain


Spanish archaeologists recover new treasure from famed ‘Mercedes’ shipwreck

Thousands of artifacts, including bronze cannons, silverware and candelabras, have been excavated from the frigate which made headlines after a US treasure hunting company removed 600,000 coins from the wreck


Crowded beaches and lines for tobacco: What day one of Spain’s ‘new normality’ looked like on Sunday

The country emerged from the state of alarm yesterday after nearly 100 days, with flights restarting, people traveling to their second homes, and play parks reopening


Coronavirus infection rates rise in Spain due to outbreaks in Aragón, Madrid, Canaries and Catalonia

Just one fatality was reported by the regions in the last 24 hours however, with a further 28 corresponding to previous days this week


European borders are reopening, but there is a lot of small print to digest

Travelers from EU and Schengen countries can now enter Spain once more, but there are still a number of limits to free movement


Spain’s ‘new normality’ – the new rules region by region

The state of alarm came to an end in most of Spain today, but now each territory can set its own regulations. Here is a rundown of what they are choosing to do


No quarantine for UK travelers entering Spain, foreign minister confirms

Arancha González Laya told the BBC on Saturday that there will be no reciprocal requirement for two-week isolation, just hours before the Spanish border was due to reopen to European Union and Schengen area travelers

Spain’s regions report seven coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours

The rate of new infections per 100,000 inhabitants continues to fall, and is currently at 3.08 for the last seven days


Spanish PM: ‘The virus could return and plunge us into a second wave. We have to avoid that at all costs’

Speaking the day before the state of alarm is due to be lifted, Pedro Sánchez made a televised address to 'take stock' of the situation, and to thank those on the front line during the Covid-19 pandemic


As Spain enters the ‘new normality’ on Sunday, what will change?

Safety measures such as the use of masks will still be obligatory when social distancing of 1.5 meters cannot be maintained


Spain updates official Covid-19 death toll, says new outbreaks are under control

As the country gets ready to lift the state of alarm, health authorities placed the overall number of victims at 28,313, up from the figure of 27,136 that had been provided for the last 12 days


The death of the future: Covid-19 among Brazil’s indigenous peoples

The Brazilian government has abandoned its native people during the coronavirus pandemic


Spain reports 52 weekly coronavirus fatalities and estimates total toll at 28,000

According to health authorities, community transmission of the virus continues to fall, while ICU admissions are at their lowest number in weeks


Spain’s security council downplayed risk of coronavirus pandemic in early March

The report was ratified by the advisory body 10 days before the implementation of a state of alarm over the spread of Covid-19


José Ignacio Goirigolzarri: ‘Political conflict doesn’t save lives or create jobs’

The president of Spanish bank Bankia says politicians should make a concerted effort to understand one another


Spain announces €4.25 billion plan to aid tourism industry

The initiative falls short of sector's expectations after a crisis that may have caused up to €80 billion in losses


Catalonia to enter ‘new normality’ after lifting state of alarm

All of Catalonia has now entered the last stage before the beginning of the “new normality,” while the Madrid region remains in Phase 2


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


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


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