Sanchez says Britain made an ‘error’ with Spanish quarantine

Britain made a mistake in slapping a quarantine on people travelling from Spain, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Friday. It’s the second blow to Spain’s tourism after the UK extended guidance advising against all non-essential travel to the European country. The UK government’s sudden decision to impose a two-week quarantine on arrivals shocked travellers between the two countries
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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Health Minister says zero COVID-19 cases of community transmission Australia-wide | ABC News
  • Shadow Health Minister criticises Australia’s vaccine rollout, saying more options needed | ABC News
  • Brazil on track to become world leader in COVID-19 deaths, president still downplays situation
  • Global National: April 10, 2021 | Prince Charles pays tribute to father ahead of low-key funeral
  • Global National: April 10, 2021 | Prince Charles pays tribute to father ahead of low-key funeral
  • In This Story: Spain

    Spain, a country on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula, includes 17 autonomous regions with diverse geography and cultures. Capital city Madrid is home to the Royal Palace and Prado museum, housing works by European masters. Segovia has a medieval castle (the Alcázar) and an intact Roman aqueduct. Catalonia’s capital, Barcelona, is defined by Antoni Gaudí’s whimsical modernist landmarks like the Sagrada Família church. 

    2 Recent Items: Spain

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