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Sanchez Confirms Lockdown Extension

The Prime Minister has announced that the government will ask congress to add another two weeks to the state of emergency period.

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The Interior Minister confirmed that the Spanish government is considering extending the lockdown until the 26th April.
Daily Death Rate In Spain Increases Again
Coronavirus claimed almost 1000 lives yesterday in Spain.
More Than 100000 Coronavirus Cases In Spain
The number of confirmed cases in Spain has now passed 100,000 as the country remains locked down.

 

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The number of confirmed cases in Spain has now passed 100,000 as the country remains locked down.
Councils are using powerful disinfectant on some Costa Del Sol streets which is hazardous to animals.
The Costa Del Sol is experiencing heavy rain and thunder storms.
Spanish government cancel daylight saving time and order all clocks to be turned back one hour.
Health officials are cautiously optimistic that Spain has experienced the worst of it’s coronavirus outbreak.
Prime Minister Sanchez is tightening up the restrictions on movement and employment during the lockdown period.
773 people die from coronavirus in one day, though new infections fall.
Spain now has 64,059 confirmed cases of the coronavirus.
Victims of domestic abuse are being encouraged to visit a pharmacy and use the code “mascarilla 19” to ask for help.
Parliament has voted to keep the current emergency measures in place until the 12th April.
The current number of deaths in Spain from coronavirus is now 3434.
The popular International People’s Feria which was due to take place at the end of April has been cancelled.
Spain has now closed all it’s land, air, and sea borders as efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus intensify.
Yesterday there were 391 coronavirus deaths in Spain, a 35% increase from the previous day.
Prime Minister Sanchez has announced his intention to extend the current lockdown in Spain by a further 15 days.
20,412 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed as the country reaches the end of it’s first week in lockdown.
Every hotel and campsite on the Costa Del Sol must be closed down by Thursday 26th March.
Spain’s national weather agency has issued a Yellow Alert for heavy rain.
Mijas council have set up an emergency hotline for non-Spanish speakers during the coronavirus crisis
Being locked down isn’t stopping these Costa Del Sol musicians from entertaining music lovers from their own homes.
Leaving home, going to work, passengers in vehicles, hefty fines. Bill Anderson explains the situation.
A 20 year old man has died after catching the coronavirus.
9428 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed as the country reaches the end of it’s second day in lockdown.
Mijas council have reminded dog owners that having a pet isn’t a license to ignore the rules.
Several arrests have already been made as local police grow frustrated with people ignoring the lockdown.
The Prime Minister has confirmed that the lockdown begins at 8am on Monday.
Cases of coronavirus continue to increase rapidly.  Spain is now the second worst affected European country after Italy.
The government has announced that Spain is now in lockdown and people may only travel for essential reasons from Monday at 8am.
Jet2 flights heading to Malaga airport have been turned around, as the operator cancels all flights and holidays to the Costa Del Sol.
As infection rates continue to rise rapidly, we’re hearing that 189 people have now recovered from coronavirus in Spain.
As efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus continue the regional government has closed all schools and universities.
Fuengirola is first major town on the Costa Del Sol to close libraries and sports centres, introducing a raft of measures to slow the spread of coronavirus.
The Saint Patrick’s Day event and a Brexit information talk in La Cala have been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Figures today show a total of 72 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Andalucia.
A British man is in isolation with his wife at their home in Mijas.
An 87 year old man has died after contracting the coronavirus. He is the fifth victim in Spain.
A 17 year old girl has tested positive for COVID-19 in Malaga after returning from a school trip to Italy.
The first person in the region to be infected has now recovered and returned home.
Four new confirmed cases of the coronavirus bring the total in Andalucia to six.
Train services from Malaga Airport to Fuengirola will run until 3am during the summer months.
Doctors have confirmed the first case of the coronavirus in Andalucia at a hospital in Sevilla.
Police have raided an underground cigarette factory and arrested 30 people including a British man.
Windows will be rattling this week as six F18 fighter jets engage in drills and test flights.
A judge has authorised a second inquiry into the deaths of three family members at Club La Costa.
A deaf British father accused of blowing up 14 cash machines claims he won’t get a fair trial.
The Foreign Office in the UK is reminding all British people in Spain to carry their passports at all times.
The Costa Del Sol is placed on Yellow Alert for strong winds.
Tests have shown a patient who was put into isolation at Malaga hospital is suffering from influenza.
The British Consul has confirmed that British people can continue to live and work in Spain after Brexit.
See dramatic photos from last week’s flooding as the clear up operation begins.
See photos and video of flooding and hail in Andalucia, as the weather warning is upgraded to Amber.
Heavy rain and strong winds are likely to continue this week as the Costa Del Sol is placed on Yellow Alert.
We’re expecting a week of heavy rain and chilly temperatures.
An independent swimming pool inspector has backed the British family’s claims that the pool at CLC World was at fault.
Charges to use the main motorway on the Costa Del Sol will remain in place for at least 34 years.
Official report reveals that three Brits died on Christmas Eve because they could not swim.
British Family In Pool Tragedy Named.  A pastor from London died with two of his children in a swimming pool at a Costa Del Sol resort.
Where is Santa now? You can track his progress here!
The Yellow Alert in place for Thursday and Friday has now been increased to an Amber Alert.
The national weather agency are warning of heavy rain and flooding on Thursday.
A Swedish woman involved in a terrifying crash says she is happy to be alive.
Lorry driver pushes car driven by terrified woman for almost 2km before coming to a halt.
A Christmas tree in Estepona is believed to be the most expensive in the world.
Emergency services tracked and rescued a lost 25 year old who was climbing La Concha.
A 54 year old British tourist has died after falling into the water after a night out with friends.
The Hollywood star will switch on the Malaga Christmas lights this Friday.
A 38 year old man has been gunned down in Riviera Del Sol.
The national weather agency have placed the Costa Del Sol on amber alert for severe weather on Thursday and Friday.
Dog owners are being warned to be vigilant after sausages stuffed with nails, screws, and needles were discovered in Manilva.
People weighing more than 80kg will not be allowed to ride the famous donkeys next year.
Storm Cecilia will bring strong winds and high waves to the Costa Del Sol. 
The Mijas fire service have rescued a vulture from a rooftop in La Cala.
Malaga council have announced this year’s theme will be a winter forest with 730,000 lights.
Over the first half of 2019 speeding drivers have clocked up more tickets than anywhere else in Spain.
One million euros will be ploughed into the dilapidated bull ring as activists fear that bull fighting could return.
Construction on the one billion euro complex will finally begin next year.
More than two million travellers used the airport in September.
A firefighter has suffered serious injuries whilst tackling a blaze on Tuesday afternoon.
A Costa Del Sol town has introduced a policy of fining dog walkers who don’t wash away their dog’s urine.
The popular Christmas lights attraction is moving from Malaga to Liverpool this year.
A blaze which triggered a Level One Emergency in Casares has now been extinguished.
More people than ever before have visited Andalucia in August this year.
Two British men are facing 80 years in jail for blowing up cash machines in Andalucia.
Find out what to do if you’ve been stranded in Spain after the collapse of Thomas Cook.
A Yellow Alert is now in place for the Costa Del Sol as thunderstorms are forecast.
The weather centre of warning of thunderstorms and strong winds on Saturday.
UPDATE: Duncan Crozier-Shaw has been found, and is recovering with his family in Fuengirola.
Spain’s national weather agency has issued a yellow alert for heavy rain and strong winds.
Experts are describing the current levels as an environmental catastrophe.
Fires have been deliberately started in woodland areas frequented by gay people.
Police have arrested a woman on suspicion of deliberately starting three forest fires near Marbella.
One man has died from a gunshot wound as police are now searching for the killer.
Politicians have dismissed a proposal to improve the working conditions of donkeys in Mijas.
Campillos was battered by rain and a terrifying tornado which ripped up power lines and trees.
Spain’s national weather agency has placed the region on yellow alert for heavy rain.
The Mayor of Fuengirola has announced plans to extend the dog beach and improve it’s facilities.
British Teen Dies After Fuengirola Balcony Fall.  A 13 year old British holiday maker has died after falling from a 6th floor balcony on the Costa Del Sol. British Teen Dies After Fuengirola Balcony Fall A 13 year old British boy has died after falling from a 6th floor balcony at an apartment in Fuengirola.  The boy, ...
 

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