• Containing the virus

    Containing the virus0

    The first container ship loaded with essential healthcare equipment for the regional health service docked at the port in Valencia city on Tuesday. It has brought in 24.2 tonnes of materials including 100 hospital beds and more than three million pairs of sanitary gloves. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets,

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  • Virus ‘detectives’ to operate from health centres

    Virus ‘detectives’ to operate from health centres0

    Health centres in the Valencia region are leading the search for new cases of coronavirus in order to detect them early. Healthcare professionals will trace and monitor their close contacts so that they can be isolated to break the chain of infections. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops

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  • Beach use starts in phase two

    Beach use starts in phase two0

    Town halls in Murcia region are getting to grips with any problems which may arise from the opening of beaches for general use during phase two of the exit plan. With the whole region progressing to this next stage of ‘de-escalation’ yesterday (Monday, May 25), beachgoers are allowed to sunbathe, swim in the sea, practise

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  • End to quarantine in sight

    End to quarantine in sight0

    The order which brought in a two-week quarantine period for travellers arriving in Spain will be lifted by July 1, according to the government. Foreign minister Arancha González Laya stated: “The most difficult period is over. “From July, we will gradually reactivate international tourism, lift quarantine and ensure conditions of health safety.” Spain’s borders are

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  • Primary school patience pays off

    Primary school patience pays off0

    The ‘long-awaited’ contract to build the new Dama de Guardamar primary school has been put out to tender by the regional government, announced mayor José Luis Sáez. The project will do away with the temporary classrooms that pupils have had to use for the last 11 years. Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News –

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  • Manilva Town Council will allocate € 520,000 in social and economic measures to alleviate the local situation caused by Covid19

    Manilva Town Council will allocate € 520,000 in social and economic measures to alleviate the local situation caused by Covid190

    SHARE Facebook Twitter The Mayor of Manilva, Mario Jiménez and councillors, Diego José Jiménez, Marcos Ruiz and Manolo Gil, representing the entire Government Team, have met today to discuss measures within that can be taken by the local government to alleviate the problems generated by the Covid-19 crisis. Among an initial package of measures to

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