Spain's vice president Nadia Calviño has hailed the strong economic recovery and pace of job creation, as the country's GDP has grown almost 3% compared to the first quarter and nearly 20% on last year.
The ban on evictions of vulnerable households, put in place at the beginning of the pandemic, will be extended until the end of October. The nightly curfew has also been extended - in this case, for another week....
Socialist MP Assumpta Escarp has criticized the "huge political irresponsibility" of vice president Jordi Puigneró for attending a 20-person lunch in France under conditions that would breach pandemic restrictions that his government is implementing in Catalonia
Catalan president Pere Aragonès has reiterated the importance of living with Covid-19 measures, after his vice president Jordi Puigneró has been under fire for attending a lunch with 20 others in France, in
Catalan health minister Josep Maria Argimon says the peak of Covid ICU occupancy could be reached next week while the number of new cases continues to drop: "Contagion is going down every day with respect to the day prior by around 18-20%"
A further 58 people lost their lives due to the pandemic in this morning’s update, while the number of patients in hospital and requiring intensive care both increased. Despite this, the outbreak risk and transmission rate both dropped slightly