Posts Tagged Spain

Spain imposes second local coronavirus lockdown

UNTV News   •   July 6, 2020

The northwestern Spanish region of Galicia imposed restrictions on about 70,000 people on Sunday (July 5) following a COVID-19 outbreak, a day after Catalonia also introduced a local lockdown to...

Brazil overtakes Spain, Italy in COVID-19 confirmed cases

UNTV News   •   May 18, 2020

Brazil’s confirmed COVID-19 cases had exceeded 230,000 as of Saturday local time, surpassing the numbers in Spain and Italy and making the country’s outbreak the fourth largest in the world,...

Spain coronavirus death toll rises to 23,822

UNTV News   •   April 28, 2020

Spain’s health ministry reported on Tuesday (April 28) that the overall coronavirus death toll had risen to 23,822, from 23,521 the day before, and that the number of daily fatalities...

Spain’s overnight coronavirus death toll at 567; infection rate slows

UNTV News   •   April 14, 2020

Spain’s overnight death toll from the coronavirus rose to 567 on Tuesday (April 14) from 517 a day earlier, while the country reported its lowest increase in new cases since...

Demand for coffins increase dramatically amid coronavirus outbreak in Spain

UNTV News   •   April 7, 2020

The demand for coffins has increased dramatically due to the coronavirus outbreak in Spain, director of a coffin company in Valdemoro told Reuters on Friday (April 3). “During this current...

101-year old woman beats coronavirus and becomes symbol of hope for Spain

UNTV News   •   April 3, 2020

Encarnacion Buisan celebrated her 101st birthday in a hospital bed in the Spanish city of Huesca, after being the first coronavirus patient in the city to be admitted to hospital...

Spain still faces difficult time despite hopeful signs

UNTV News   •   April 3, 2020

Spain still faces a difficult time in curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), despite hopeful signs, the country’s Health Minister Salvador Illa said. Spain’s health ministry reported...

PH repatriates 123 Filipino sailors from Spain amid COVID-19 threat

Robie de Guzman   •   April 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has repatriated a total of 123 Filipino seafarers from Spain amid the threat of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The DFA...

Spain PM Sanchez asks parliament to extend lockdown over coronavirus until April 11

UNTV News   •   March 26, 2020

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez appeared at parliamentary session on Wednesday (March 25) to ask an extension of the coronavirus lockdown for the country until April 11. “Isolation is indispensable,...

Spain exhumes former President Franco’s remains

Robie de Guzman   •   October 25, 2019

Cries of “long live Franco!” accompanied the coffin of Francisco Franco on Thursday (October 24) as Spain removed the remains of its former dictator from the state mausoleum where he...


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