Estimated 40% of the Balearic population have had Covid
Specifying the number of cases is difficult because of unreported cases and reinfections.
COVID cases surpass 400 mln as Omicron grips world
The Omicron variant, which is dominating the surge around the world, accounts for almost all new cases reported daily.
Curve of the current virus wave "has been bent"
In general, cumulative incidence and hospitalisations are down.
Caution in Spain after detection of first "stealth" variant cases
In the Madrid region, they are "not particularly worried".
Five-month booster-jab wait advised for those who have had Covid
A four-week minimum period criticised as an "immunological absurdity".
Balearics detects the most contagious omicron sub strain already circulating in Denmark
The Son Espases Microbiology laboratory confirms that the BA.2 subvariant is already present in the Balearics.
Omicron survives longer on plastic, skin than prior variants
This might have helped Omicron replace Delta as the dominant variant and spread rapidly.
Do not assume COVID pandemic reaching 'end game', warns WHO
"On the contrary, globally the conditions are ideal for more variants to emerge."
A tourism fair that wasn't: the week in Mallorca
It was a good week for bed manufacturers; the number 200,000 was reached and no one batted an eyelid; and January was bliss.
Self-management Covid sick leave system going live
The system will reduce the workload at health centres.
Balearic business confidence - second greatest fall in the country
Omicron and inflation are the most obvious explanations.
Spain's infection rate drops for first time in Omicron wave
Spain's coronavirus infection rate dropped for the first time in two and a half months.
Armengol calls for continuing Covid caution
The president was responding to the Spanish government's proposal that Covid be treated as endemic.
Small retailers fearing January business will be lost
The winter sales not producing the hoped-for business.
‘New Year's Eve effect’ doubles average number of daily infections in Balearics
The omicron variant suggests that the peak of this sixth wave will not arrive until the end of the month.
Isabel Sola of Spain's National Biotechnology Centre
Isabel Sola of Spain's National Biotechnology Centre, where Omicron was first analysed.
90% of Mallorca Covid cases are Omicron
"Mild Covid will have to be managed like any cold."
Lower prices for antigen tests would mean losing money
The price could be around half of what it is at present in a month's time.
Omicron moderates 2022 growth prospects
Sick leave is causing a "real headache" for businesses.