The small island of El Hierro closes its beaches and other public spaces because of Coronavirus

Coronavirus: The Canary Islands Hoist the Red Flag

Forty positive coronavirus tests on El Hierro have motivated the authorities in the Canary Islands to take radical decisions. Until then little affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, the Canaries are even an exception in Spain. They are indeed often excluded from border restrictions affecting travellers from the Iberian Peninsula. Only here, the red flag has been […]

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n Catalonia, gatherings of more than 10 people are now prohibited.

Coronavirus: Catalonia Bans Public and Private Gatherings of More than 10 People

Monday 24th August 2020, Quim Torra, the President of the Generalitat of Catalonia announced new measures to fight against the spread of Covid-19. Here they are. Faced with the coronavirus epidemic, Catalonia, a vacation spot for many inhabitants of Toulouse , is tightening the screw.  In recent days, the Spanish region has seen a rebound in the number of deaths . In […]

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The Madrid tournament definitively cancelled due to coronavirus Covid-19

Coronavirus: The Madrid Tennis Tournament Definitively Cancelled, Roland-Garros Soon Alone in the World?

TENNIS: There will therefore only be one major tennis tournament on clay before Roland-Garros, if all goes well. Another blow for the circuit! Postponed from May, very hypothetical since the new outbreak of the coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic in Spain, the Madrid tennis tournament (September 12th to 20th) was officially cancelled on Tuesday. A very bad signal for the delicate […]

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Former King of Spain Juan Carlos on April 1, 2018 in Palma de Mallorca.

Suspected of Corruption, ex-king Juan Carlos Leaves Spain

The former leader, long revered for leading the transition from Franco’s dictatorship to democracy, is the subject of a Supreme Court investigation and has chosen exile. Suspected of corruption and under investigation by the Supreme Court, the former King of Spain Juan Carlos announced his decision to leave the country in a letter addressed to his son, the […]

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Belgium bans non-essential travel to regions of France, Switzerland and SpainBelgium bans non-essential travel to regions of France, Switzerland and Spain because of Covid-19

Covid-19: Belgium Bans Non-Essential Travel to Regions of France, Switzerland and Spain

Travellers from certain French regions will be prohibited from entering Belgian territory. The country also imposes quarantine and mandatory testing. Belgium on Saturday 1st August 2020 banned “non-essential” trips (such as tourist trips) to certain regions of three countries: France, Switzerland and Spain due to the particularly active circulation of covid-19. In France, the Mayenne department appears on this […]

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As the country managed to bring down the number of new daily infections of Coronavirus, Germany has now seen it rise to 557

Coronavirus: Faced with an Upsurge in Cases, Germany Advises Against Travelling to Spain

CONTAGION: As the country managed to bring down the number of new daily infections of Coronavirus, Germany has now seen it rise to 557 Germany is also facing a rebound in new Coronavirus Covid-19 infections. The authorities are worried this Tuesday, recalling the health measures to be respected and advising against certain trips, especially to Spain. “The latest developments in […]

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The United Kingdom is considering establishing a quarantine for travellers from Germany and France

United Kingdom: A Quarantine Soon Imposed on French and German Travellers?

While health authorities are worried about the lively circulation of Covid-19 on the continent, the United Kingdom is reflecting on the conditions of access to its territory. After Spain , will France and Germany also have to submit to quarantine measures to access the United Kingdom? This question is currently being studied by the British government with regard to the active circulation of Covid-19 on […]

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France does not rule out closing borders with Spain because of Coronavirus

Coronavirus: France Does Not Rule Out Closing Borders With Spain

Asked about the resumption of the coronavirus epidemic in Catalonia, Prime Minister Jean Castex said he was monitoring “very closely” the situation of the Spanish neighbour. The French Prime Minister Jean Castex has not ruled out new closing of borders with Spain. On a  visit to his town of Prades, in the border department of Pyrenees-Orientales (southwest), Saturday […]

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Spain freezes number of the Coronavirus Covid-19 cases

Coronavirus: Spain Generates Doubts by “Freezing” the Number of Dead

HEALTH: Spain no longer gives daily counts of its coronavirus Covid-19 patients Spain has been “freezing” for days its total number of coronavirus deaths, thus leaving room for doubt about the development of the epidemic in one of the countries most bereaved by Covid-19. Since June 7th, the death counter has been stopped at 27,136. And the Department […]

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A worker wears the masks distributed by the authorities in Ronda (Spain), April 13, 2020 .. (© AFP / JORGE GUERRERO. A worker wears the masks distributed by the authorities in Ronda (Spain), April 13, 2020)

Coronavirus: Covid-19 Ten Times More Deadly than H1N1, according to WHO

Spain partially returns to work, towards lifting restrictions in Germany, more than 114,000 dead … Update on the coronavirus pandemic worldwide. “Only a vaccine will completely stop the transmission of Covid-19”. This is what the World Health Organization said Monday 13th April 2020. WHO points out that the coronavirus pandemic killed ten times more people than the A/H1N1 flu […]

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