By Tara Rippin • 23 March 2020 • 21:23
EL CAMPELLO: Closed but reachable by phone or online
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The news emerged today, Monday March 23, but she was found to have the virus on Tuesday last week (March 17).
This was one day after the local government decided to close the building to the public for personal attention, municipal sources revealed to the Spanish media.
Despite testing positive no special measures have been introduced, the same sources claimed.
At the time of writing, no other employee appears to have been infected although the town hall advised those who were most in contact with the woman to keep an extremely close watch on their health to detect possible coronavirus symptoms.
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Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.
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