Category: Local News
Local Daily News 17th September
The Ministry of Health studies giving a second dose to those vaccinated with Janssen. The leisure sector asks that the dance floors be reopened and for closing time to be pushed to 5 in the morning. The leisure area of the port of Torrevieja foresees an investment of 16 million and its concession for forty years. The Government promises 100 million to boost energy communities.
Local Daily News 16th September
Do I have to quarantine after contact with a coronavirus case? Will a tracer call me? All the rules in the ‘new normality’. The elderly in nursing homes will have a third booster dose in October. Orihuela asks Adif to increase the frequencies of AVE trains.
Local Daily News 15th September
The infection rate of coronavirus among young people plummets in the past week. British tourism already fills 16% of the hotel beds in Benidorm. Spain announces new measures to bring down soaring energy bills. A young woman has been rescued after falling off a cliff while taking a selfie up to a railing of Benidorm Castle.
Local Daily News 14th September
Chronically ill patients receive the third dose and experts call for it to be extended to nursing homes. A man kills his wife in La Vila Joiosa and commits suicide by jumping off a bridge. Puig trusts European funding for the solutions the region needs in the face of a DANA. How and when to request the “Viatgem” Tourist Voucher to travel from September.
Local Daily News 13th September
Experts warn that suffering from covid accelerates Alzheimer’s symptoms. Traumatology tops the waiting lists for surgery in the province’s hospitals. DANA, two years without solutions. Five boats intercepted in the province with 59 immigrants on board. The Consell collaborates with the Torrevieja City Council to promote its Habaneras gala.
Local Daily News 10th September
Pilar de la Horadada asks greenhouses to remove plastic waste due to the risk of another DANA. Benidorm will review its municipal plan against homophobia. The rehabilitation of the Orihuela City Council begins in the Marqués de Arneva Palace. Hospitals in the province of Alicante treat cases of suicide attempts of 13-year-old children. Hotel occupancy in Elche reached 91% in August despite the cancelling of fiestas.
Local Daily News 9th September
The aid for dependency in the Valencian Community is one of the highest in Spain. In Spain around 100,000 people with weakened immune systems are set to receive the third Covid-19 vaccine dose. A team from the health service disembarks in Torrevieja to manage the reversion. Health notifies 5,618 new infections and 81 deaths from Covid-19 and Spain returns to medium risk.
Local Daily News 8th September
The CHS invested 537,000 euros in improving the drainage of the old Segura riverbed in Guardamar after DANA. CEIP Manuel Torres de Almoradí suffers the theft of computer and technological material. Rebound in British tourism in Benidorm that cushions the fall in hotel occupancy in September. Vaccination without prior appointment starts in the Marina Baixa. Elche closes the Ausiàs March de Carrús school and relocates its students. Daily coronavirus infections in the province of Alicante drop to 200 but deaths continue.
Local Daily News 7th September
The Generalitat ends the curfew and allows the reopening of nightlife. Finally good news: “I guess the coronavirus will end this spring”. The reeds plug riverbeds and ravines, increasing the risk of flooding when facing a DANA. As the school year begins in Spain, 75% of adolescents have at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.
Local Daily News 6th September
Puig waits until the last moment to define the de-escalation and whether curfew is extended. Researchers from Alicante achieve a treatment to combat thrombosis generated by covid. The Consell hasn’t determined if the students already vaccinated will quarantine after close contact with an infected person. The AVE favors the arrival of tourists to Orihuela, which doubles occupancy data. Social Welfare faces the beginning of the year of the associations of the elderly in Orihuela.