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Demonstration against Covid restrictions in Mallorca in January 2021

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Prison sentences demanded for Covid restrictions protesters

An unauthorised protest in January 2021 became an "uncontrolled demonstration".

Andrew Ede21/10/2022 07:18

Mask-wearing on planes in Spain

Travelling

Mandatory mask-wearing on public transport in Spain looks set to end

Masks are currently required on public transport but not in other situations where there are large gatherings of people.

Andrew Ede20/09/2022 09:05

Disinfecting tables in Menorca during the pandemic

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Balearic government facing claims because of Covid restrictions

The government will dismiss the claims, so they will almost certainly end up before the courts.

Andrew Ede05/08/2022 06:48

PCR testing

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Doctor accused of issuing false PCR tests is cleared

The doctor was the subject of a German TV investigation last year.

Andrew Ede20/05/2022 09:22

Covid patient in ICU at Son Llatzer Hospital, Palma.

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87 Covid deaths in the Balearic Islands in March

The Covid situation is different all over Spain and in Asturias and Galicia there's still concern over the BA2 ómicron variant.

29/04/2022 09:14

PCR testing in Mallorca

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Increase in Covid incidence among the over-60s

The over-60s age group is the only one that is currently being routinely tested.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/04/2022 08:21

Spain's health minister, Carolina Darias

International

An end to mask-wearing indoors: The guessing game continues

A date for lifting the need to wear masks indoors has been proposed. Will it be approved?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/04/2022 12:08

Covid has not gone away, in fact is appears to be on the rise again in the Balearics.

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Comment: It’s up to the people now

Covid has not gone away, in fact is appears to be on the rise again in the Balearics.

Humphrey Carter24/03/2022 09:38

Fernando Simón, director of the Centre for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies

International

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".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/03/2022 12:15

Pedro Sánchez at a meeting of the PSOE federal committee

International

End in sight for the obligatory wearing of masks indoors

There will be a meeting on Thursday at which mask-wearing will be discussed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/03/2022 13:52

Vaccination in Mallorca

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Estimated 40% of the Balearic population have had Covid

Specifying the number of cases is difficult because of unreported cases and reinfections.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/03/2022 09:05

Despite relaxations of intertional flight regulations, ghost flights continued.

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Comment: The pandemic ghosts

Despite relaxations of intertional flight regulations, ghost flights continued.

Humphrey Carter01/03/2022 10:17

Queue for Covid testing in Palma, Mallorca

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As Covid indicators fall, vaccination slows right down

The test rate is less than half of what it was a month ago; the number of Covid patients in ICU exactly a half.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/02/2022 14:07

Case numbers are falling in the Balearics.

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Two more Covid deaths in Balearics

558 new cases have been confirmed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporterMalorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/02/2022 12:50

"Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine"

International

Moderna eyes COVID booster by August, not clear yet if Omicron-specific needed

The company has deals with EU countries for the supply of up to 460 million doses.

Reuters17/02/2022 09:36

Britain's Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

International

Camilla, wife of Britain's Prince Charles, tests positive for COVID

Charles tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time last week.

Reuters14/02/2022 13:11