Mayor in Malaga Demands a Covid Tracing App for Spain’s Costa del Sol

ESTABLISHED: The Mayor has been in office 20 years Credit: Twitter

The mayor of Malaga, Francisco de la Torre, has highlighted the damages that the recent outbreak has had on the Costa del Sol’s reputation and demands that a Covid tracing app be established.

THE outbreak was first identified on June 23 and since then there have been 108 positive cases from this cluster, which has severely “damaged the reputation” of the city.

This is why de la Torre has vouched for “consolidating the image of Malaga” ensuring a “commitment” from all citizens to “wear a mask,” practise “social distancing” and keep a good “personal hygiene.”

De la Torre has noted that there should be a national app to effectively track new infections and contain the risk of transmission, especially given the proliferation of outbreaks in almost all regions of Spain.


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Laura Taylor

Laura Taylor is a graduate from the University of Leeds. At university, she obtained a Bachelors in Communication and Media, as well as a Masters in International Relations.
She is half British and half Spanish and resides in Malaga. Her focus when writing news typically encompasses national Spanish news and local news from the Costa del Sol.

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