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Covid patient in ICU at Son Llatzer Hospital, Palma.

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87 Covid deaths in the Balearic Islands in March

The Covid situation is different all over Spain and in Asturias and Galicia there's still concern over the BA2 ómicron variant.

29/04/2022 09:14

PCR testing in Mallorca

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Increase in Covid incidence among the over-60s

The over-60s age group is the only one that is currently being routinely tested.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/04/2022 08:21

Spain's health minister, Carolina Darias

International

An end to mask-wearing indoors: The guessing game continues

A date for lifting the need to wear masks indoors has been proposed. Will it be approved?

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/04/2022 12:08

Covid has not gone away, in fact is appears to be on the rise again in the Balearics.

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Comment: It’s up to the people now

Covid has not gone away, in fact is appears to be on the rise again in the Balearics.

Humphrey Carter24/03/2022 09:38

Fernando Simón, director of the Centre for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies

International

Fernando Simón - indoor mask-wearing requirement could be lifted shortly

The director of the Centre for Health Alerts and Emergencies believes masks are no longer necessary "in almost all scenarios".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/03/2022 12:15

Pedro Sánchez at a meeting of the PSOE federal committee

International

End in sight for the obligatory wearing of masks indoors

There will be a meeting on Thursday at which mask-wearing will be discussed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/03/2022 13:52

Vaccination in Mallorca

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Estimated 40% of the Balearic population have had Covid

Specifying the number of cases is difficult because of unreported cases and reinfections.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/03/2022 09:05

Despite relaxations of intertional flight regulations, ghost flights continued.

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Comment: The pandemic ghosts

Despite relaxations of intertional flight regulations, ghost flights continued.

Humphrey Carter01/03/2022 10:17

Queue for Covid testing in Palma, Mallorca

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As Covid indicators fall, vaccination slows right down

The test rate is less than half of what it was a month ago; the number of Covid patients in ICU exactly a half.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/02/2022 14:07

"Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine"

International

Moderna eyes COVID booster by August, not clear yet if Omicron-specific needed

The company has deals with EU countries for the supply of up to 460 million doses.

Reuters17/02/2022 09:36

Britain's Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

International

Camilla, wife of Britain's Prince Charles, tests positive for COVID

Charles tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time last week.

Reuters14/02/2022 13:11

Covid testing

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Balearics coronavirus figures for Saturday, February 12

Another fall in the number of Covid patients on wards; daily positive cases up.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/02/2022 12:53

Covid vaccination

International

Side effects of the Pfizer vaccine higher among women than men

Israeli research is inconclusive as to the reasons why women report more side effects.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/02/2022 11:01

Mallorca - some people with masks, others without

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Balearics coronavirus figures for Friday, February 11

Improvement continues in the hospitals; a slight rise in the daily number of cases.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/02/2022 14:39

Masks are still mandatory in enclosed spaces and on public transport.

International

Spain scraps outdoor masks but many choose to keep them on

Masks are still mandatory in enclosed spaces and on public transport.

Reuters10/02/2022 15:03