Author: Lydia Kay
Local Daily News 17th January
More than twenty municipalities near wetlands shield themselves against avian flu More than twenty Valencian municipalities located next to wetlands have had to shield their poultry farms against avian flu. It is a lethal disease for birds that can be transmitted by migratory species that hibernate in humid spaces. AnRead More
Local Daily News 16th January
The absence of health workers due to covid forces the closing of offices and agendas in health centres Although they have already received the third dose of the coronavirus vaccine, doctors and nurses in the province are also succumbing to the omicron variant. Casualties and quarantines among health personnel haveRead More
Local Daily News 15th January
The province exceeds 7,000 infections for the second consecutive day and adds two more deaths The second consecutive day with more than 7,000 infections in a single day and with a sixth wave that pulverizes any record of new cases seen until. The Ministry of Health has notified 7,653 newRead More
Local Daily News 14th January
The Ministry of Health and pharmacies reach an agreement so that the patient does not have to pay to report a positive test Pharmacies have been given the green light to notify the Ministry of Health of positive cases of coronavirus that they detect through antigen tests at no extraRead More
Local Daily News 13th January
From s used wheel to a shoe in Elche. The suspicion of parents and minors infected at Christmas reduces to 65% the children to be vaccinated from 5 to 8 years. Those who are positive for covid can request sick leave through the internet without going to the health centre. Callosa plans its first network to collect rainwater and prevent damage from a future DANA.
Local Daily News 12th January
Omicron puts the province’s tourism to a minimum: “It is the second worst winter in history”. Pharmacies want to charge for notifying the Ministry of Health of the positives for covid of the antigen tests. Is Spain headed for another property bubble? Covid-19 infections continue to skyrocket in the province with 6,562 new cases in one day.
Local Daily News 11th January
The incidence of the coronavirus in the province of Alicante reaches the maximum of the pandemic with 1,762.65 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. The Costa Blanca reinforces its commitment as a cycling destination. La Vega Baja gains more than 5,000 jobs in a year with fewer precarious contracts. The Ministry of Health cancels operations that need ICU admission due to increased hospital pressure. Benidorm spends 85% of the budget for “Parenthesis Grants”.
Local Daily News 10th January
Rubble and fallen trees, broken wiring, and containers falling against vehicles: the effects of the strong wind in Alicante. The flu puts the health system, already collapsed by covid, on high alert. The Ministry of Health resumes vaccination without appointment in Elche and Alcoy. Four sentenced to 83 years in prison for breaking into houses and threatening victims with cutting off their fingers.
Local Daily News 9th January
The sale of houses to foreigners rebounds strongly and exceeds pre-covid levels since the summer. Benidorm starts the year with roadblocks and a dozen million-euro works underway. New antiviral drugs reduce ICU admissions in hospitals in the province of Alicante. Inside the Spanish lab seeking the definitive Covid-19 vaccine.
Local Daily News 8th January
The sixth wave shoots up in the province: 10,116 positives for covid in two days and three deaths. Spain’s health officials agree on quarantines for classrooms with five or more positive cases. The Port reactivates the project to convert the “Volvo area” into a macro-leisure area. Benidorm loses 1,342 inhabitants in a year and once again has less than 70,000 registered residents.