Nomads in paradise: the downside
“They are professionals, not tourists who come to drink.”-
Inca Guardia Civil officer fined for breach of Covid rules
He was at an illegal outdoor drinking party in Cádiz.
Digital Nomads in Mallorca
Sara Padicchi, teleworking for Wall Street with views of the Cathedral.
Fernando Simón - indoor mask-wearing requirement could be lifted shortly
The director of the Centre for Health Alerts and Emergencies believes masks are no longer necessary "in almost all scenarios".
End in sight for the obligatory wearing of masks indoors
There will be a meeting on Thursday at which mask-wearing will be discussed.
End to wearing masks outdoors made official
Applies from Thursday; there are certain exceptions, e.g. large events.
Experts agree - wearing masks outdoors is pointless
The Spanish government's decree in December was more a political than a necessary measure to show there was concern about infections.
End to compulsory mask-wearing outdoors "moving closer"
Obligatory wearing of masks outdoors - a "strictly temporary" measure.
Balearics continuing with the Covid passport, while some regions are abandoning it
Five regions have scrapped restrictions and done away with the Covid passport.
Curve of the current virus wave "has been bent"
In general, cumulative incidence and hospitalisations are down.
Caution in Spain after detection of first "stealth" variant cases
In the Madrid region, they are "not particularly worried".
Health minister rules out shorter Covid quarantine period
Only one regional health minister has asked for a reduction to be considered.
Five-month booster-jab wait advised for those who have had Covid
A four-week minimum period criticised as an "immunological absurdity".
Sick leave in the Balearics has increased by 270%
Doctors are being overwhelmed by the administration of sick leave procedures.
Spain's 14-day COVID-19 infection rate rises to 2,295 per 100,000
Spain's Health Ministry reported a new record in the national 14-day COVID-19 infection rate.
Opposition demand scientific evidence for outdoor mask-wearing
Congress is due to debate the mask-wearing decree.
Sánchez - no return to March 2020 measures
The situation is different because of "massive vaccination" in Spain.
Regional presidents say latest measures are insufficient
Certain regions have already gone much further, e.g. Catalonia has reintroduced a curfew.
Masks to again be obligatory outdoors
Armed Forces health personnel to assist with vaccination programme.
Sánchez - new measures to be defined on Wednesday
"The criteria of science and the common good must come before all other considerations."