Spain´s state of alarm ends tonight
Update. From 12:01am on 9 May 2021, the nationwide State of Emergency declared by the Spanish government on 25 October 2020 will end, however some restrictions and curfews will remain in force and may vary between regions. The obligatory use of face masks in public spaces, social distancing and hygiene and air ventilation rules must continue to be observed at all times. Regional governments retain legal powers to ease or tighten restrictions within their region if deemed necessary to control the spread of the virus (e.g. partial lockdowns; limiting the capacity and opening hours of retail and establishments). Local and regional restrictions may be introduced at short notice. More information here
If travelling with people who are not from the same household, all passengers must wear a face mask covering the nose and mouth. Penalties may be imposed if you do not comply.
Updated 05/08/2021 at 12:15 PM
The latest data about the pandemic COVID-19 in Spain reveal 8,186 new cases and 66 deaths in the last day, as indicated by the official data from Johns Hopkins University in the May 7 . In total, the accumulated number of infections amounts to 3,567,408 infected throughout the country and 78,792 people have died since the first case was registered.
Most affected places in Spain
The regions of Spain that are being most affected by the advance of the coronavirus are:
- Madrid , with 692,750 infections (+2,055 new confirmed cases) and 15,087 deaths, the region with the highest figures at this time.
- Catalonia , with 592,912 infections (+1,878 new cases) and 14,319 deaths.
- Andalusia , with 558,932 infections (+1,524 new positives) and 9,700 deceased people.