Spain shuns coronavirus confinement as Europe kicks off 2021 with curfews

While most of Europe kicked off 2021 with earlier curfews or stay-at-home orders, authorities in Spain insist the new coronavirus variant causing havoc elsewhere is not to blame for a … Read More

Spain imposes new restrictions at nightclubs, beaches as coronavirus rebounds

Nightclubs, bars and beaches — some of Spain’s most beloved summer venues — are facing new lockdown restrictions after turning into coronavirus hot spots. The northeast region of Catalonia now … Read More

Coronavirus: 2 regional elections held in Spain amid COVID-19

Over 4.4 million Spaniards in two northern regions are voting in regional elections Sunday amid tight security measures to avoid more outbreaks of the coronavirus. Regional authorities in both the … Read More

Coronavirus: Spain locks down county of 200,000 people over COVID-19 outbreaks

Authorities in northeastern Spain on Saturday ordered the lockdown of a county around the city of Lleida due to worrying outbreaks of the COVID-19 virus. Catalan regional authorities announced that … Read More

World Health Organization reports largest single-day rise in coronavirus cases

The World Health Organization on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases by its count, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours. The UN … Read More

Coronavirus: Lack of new virus hotspots fuels debate on when to ease restrictions

A lack of new hotspots in the coronavirus pandemic appeared to be holding Tuesday, fueling a debate about how soon authorities could start scaling back social restrictions and reopen economies. … Read More

More than 2 million people worldwide have contracted the novel coronavirus

New York’s coronavirus death toll topped 10,000 even as the lack of fresh hot spots in the U.S. or elsewhere in the world yielded a ray of optimism and fueled … Read More

U.S., Britain brace for wave of deaths as coronavirus crisis deepens

The virus is spread by microscopic droplets from coughs or sneezes. For most people, the virus causes mild to moderate symptoms such as fever and cough. But for some, especially older adults and those with existing health problems, it can cause pneumonia and death. Over 263,000 people have recovered worldwide.

Coronavirus: World hunkers down as businesses, borders close

With borders slamming shut, schools and businesses closing and increasingly drastic restrictions on movement in place, tens of millions of people were hunkered down Tuesday, heeding government calls to isolate … Read More

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