Costa Almeria hospital starts coronavirus testing


THE Torrecardenas in Almeria city has joined the network of hospitals testing for the detection of the coronavirus in Andalucia.
The hospital started carrying out the tests for suspected cases of Covid-19 on Friday, Junta de Andalucia delegate in Almeria Maribel Sanchez announced.
The delegate called on the public to act responsibly in the face of the coronavirus crisis. She said it was essential for people to help the administrations with their efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19, citing as an example limiting the number who visit family or friends in hospital.
“We are going to give information with maximum transparency with the aim of citizens remaining calm”, Sanchez said in reference to the avalanche of notifications about restrictions on public gatherings, the suspension of sporting and cultural events and the temporary closure of schools and municipal facilities.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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