32 immigrants onboard two boats rescued near Cartagena

Some 32 migrants on board two boats have been rescued by Salvamento Maritimo near Cartagena.

ALL of the occupants were taken to the port of Cartagena yesterday evening and tested for coronavirus by the Ministry of Health, according to Government Delegation sources.

They were then taken care of by Cruz Roja (Red Cross) and the National Police.

Earlier in the day, 70 immigrants were transferred to a port in Almeria, rescued from several boats in the Alboran Sea.

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