Breaking News COVID-19 Spain latest Health Minister Illa announced this afternoon that the health authorities in all the Autonomous Communities have unanimously decided on the implementation of the following measures, effective immediately.
Latest reports from Spain’s health authorities say that there are up to 580 active outbreaks reports with 6,900 associated cases. That’s according to the latest figures released on Thursday by the Spanish Health Ministry. This represents a rise of nearly 100 outbreaks since last week, when the figure was 483.
46 outbreaks with more than 1,500 cases, have been detected in Spain’s nightlife venues, this equates to 32 infections each. Defined by the health ministry an outbreak is a group of three or more infections that have a epidemiological link and it is considered active when there has been a transmission within the last 14 days. Homes for the elderly are defined as an outbreak when only one positive case is detected.
Looking at the international flight arrivals today it is expected to see thousands of people arrive into the tourist hotspot areas across the coast of Spain this week. Since travel restrictions were lifted for certain counties and also that the UK government had removed the 14 day quarantine period from 6 July, tourism seems to of been kicked off with flights and travellers heading for the Spanish sunshine.
King Felipe and Queen Letizia arrive at Benidorm Levante Beach on Friday 3 July 2020, after a walk along the promenade they went along Avenida del Doctor Orts Llorca a famous street between the beach leading back towards the famous English area Calle Gerona.
All travelers to Spain are required to complete a public health form online before the date of travel. The health questions can only be answered 48 hours before the planned arrival date and is compulsory for all passengers originating from any airport or port located outside of Spanish territory, this is a new law published on 01 July.
The doors are open as Spain receive the first visitors from the EU and Schengen area on Sunday.
Airports across Spain have begun to receive visitors after the boarders of Spain open, the state of alarm that was implemented on March 15 has ended, the coronavirus outbreak in Spain has been amongst the worst seen in Europe as well as having the strictest measures of control and lockdown in the world. Residents of Spain have seen the military on the streets and the police have issued more fines than anywhere else in Europe.
Google announced that it and Apple had developed a COVID 19 APP as the UK government ditch its current coronavirus-tracing app. A development provided by Apple and Google has already been added to your phone!
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