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14th August 2020, 20:09

Spain introduces new measures after highest Covid infection rate since April

On Friday morning, Spain awoke to the highest Covid infection rates since April, prompting the Spanish Health Minister, Salvador Illes, to announce a raft of tough new measures to slow the spread of coronavirus.

Curfews on nightlife, a nationwide ban on smoking in public spaces and increased testing. They are just three of the eleven new measures which become effective across the Spanish mainland and islands, on Friday night.