Just half of Alicante Province on Spain's Costa Blanca move on to Phase 1 of Spain's de-escalation on Monday

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Spain’s Health Minister, Salvador Illa, has announced that only half of the Alicante Province on the Costa Blanca can move on to Phase 1 as of Monday.

Specifically, these include Alcoy, Elda, Denia, Marina Baixa, Orihuela and Torrevieja.
Alicante, Elche and Elche-Crevillent are still in Phase zero.
The two most populated areas of the province have failed to meet the Ministry’s criteria in terms of bed availability and number of Covid-19 cases.

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Tara Rippin

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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