CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus death toll in Spain rises by 283, but only 35 fatalities recorded last week

A change in the reporting method has led to several revisions of the official figures and broken the historical series on the evolution of the outbreak

CORONAVIRUS

Civil Guard dismissal sparks political row in Spain

Deputy PM asks opposition whether it is encouraging insubordination by the law enforcement agency

CORONAVIRUS

Spain’s proposal for travel corridors could allow international tourists to visit before July 1

The measure would provide relief to the Spanish regions most dependent on tourism, such as the Canaries and the Balearic Islands

CORONAVIRUS

Spain releases €30.5 billion to relieve strained social security system

This is the second time that the government has allocated money to make up for the drop in contributions caused by the coronavirus crisis

CORONAVIRUS

Spain deescalating coronavirus measures without testing all suspected cases

According to Health Ministry reports, most of the country moved to Phase 1 even though the primary healthcare services could test less than half of possible Covid-19 patients

CORONAVIRUS

Spanish Civil Guard official sacked over Covid-19 report

Interior Ministry denies the move is connected with a court investigation into the government's authorization of mass gatherings just days ahead of the coronavirus lockdown

CORONAVIRUS

Spanish Health Ministry lowers coronavirus death toll by nearly 2,000

The discrepancy has been attributed to the elimination of duplicate records and the fact that regions had reported suspected Covid-19 fatalities as confirmed cases

CORONAVIRUS DEESCALATION

Despite moving to Phase 1 of deescalation, residents of Barcelona confined to city

The choice by the Catalan regional government to designate the area as a healthcare zone means that inhabitants are now alone in Spain in being limited to such an urban area

CORONAVIRUS

Spain will lift two-week coronavirus quarantine for overseas arrivals from July 1

Foreign Minister Arancha González says via Twitter that “the hardest part is behind us,” and that “health conditions will be guaranteed” for visitors

CORONAVIRUS

Spain welcomes new stages of coronavirus deescalation plan

Sidewalk cafes reopened in Madrid and Barcelona on Monday, while schools in Basque cities saw the return of some of their students

CORONAVIRUS

New coronavirus outbreaks in Spain inevitable, warn experts

As the country gradually eases confinement measures, epidemiologists say a spike in infections is likely and that more vigilance and testing are needed

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and ICU admissions in Spain at lowest level since March

The number of fatalities rose slightly on yesterday to 70, after three days around the 50-mark

CORONAVIRUS

Spanish PM considering lifting state of alarm in some regions before others

Speaking to regional premiers on Sunday, Pedro Sánchez said that the exceptional measures would begin to be lifted in the coming days “if nothing goes wrong”

CORONAVIRUS

Spain will have to do deals with other countries if overseas tourism is to restart

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced on Saturday that tourists would be welcome from July, but fell short of announcing details of how that will happen

CORONAVIRUS DEESCALATION

What changes under Phase 1 and 2 on Monday?

Many areas of Spain will be moving to different stages of the government’s coronavirus deescalation plan. Here is the latest from the Official State Gazette and a summary of the relevant stages

CORONAVIRUS

Daily coronavirus deaths in Spain fall to 48, the lowest figure since mid-March

The total number of fatalities related to Covid-19 in the country now stands at 28,678, with registered infections reaching 235,290

CORONAVIRUS

Protestors take to Spanish streets in vehicles, at anti-government marches organized by far-right Vox

The route of the protest was brought to a standstill in Madrid, as motorists and passengers waved Spanish flags and cars honked their horns

CORONAVIRUS

Spanish PM: Overseas tourists will be able to return to Spain from July

During a televised address, Pedro Sánchez also announced that Spain’s top-flight soccer league, La Liga, will restart games next month

CORONAVIRUS

All of Spain will be at least in Phase 1 of coronavirus deescalation plan by Monday, government announces

The Madrid region will finally leave Phase 0, after two requests to do so were rejected by the Health Ministry. Castilla y León and Barcelona city will also enter this stage, which allows for social gatherings of up to 10 people

CORONAVIRUS

Catalonia notifies central government of 635 extra coronavirus deaths

Authorities admit that there has been an “error” in their tracking system, but denied that there has been a new outbreak in the region

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus daily death toll down to 56 in Spain

Government officials come out in defense of their deal with a Basque radical party and say there is no problem with street protests, as long as social-distancing rules are observed

CORONAVIRUS

Spain to recommend reopening beaches at reduced capacity

The draft guidelines also suggest city councils should separate sun loungers and delineate the space allowed for each beachgoer

CORONAVIRUS EFFECTS

Spain likely to raise taxes in wake of coronavirus crisis, say experts

EL PAÍS has consulted several economists about the measures the government can take to recover from the financial fallout of the pandemic

CORONAVIRUS

Sent home over Covid-19, laid-off workers still waiting for their checks in Spain

Delays processing ERTE temporary layoff claims have left thousands of families in a precarious financial situation

CORONAVIRUS

Daily coronavirus deaths in Spain fall to 48, the lowest figure since the start of the state of alarm

Today’s report from the Health Ministry, however, does not include data from Catalonia, which has been the second worst-hit region after Madrid

CORONAVIRUS

Employers association breaks off talks with government over deal with Basque radical party

Surprise agreement with EH Bildu committing to repealing a 2012 labor reform has triggered a chain reaction of criticism from politicians and social agents alike

CORONAVIRUS

As Italy prepares to open borders to tourists, Spain opts for caution

Sources from the Spanish government say the prime minister is not willing to risk a new spike in coronavirus infections by reviving international tourism prematurely