By Tara Rippin •
Published: 27 Jan 2021 • 19:50
CREDIT: Twitter Alba Vergés
Catalonia’s Minister of Health is in isolation after being in contact with a positive case.
THE Generalitat has announced Alba Vergés will be in confinement at her home until February 1, and is in “good health”.
Vergés has been busy in the last couple of days.
On Monday, January 25, she analysed the epidemiological situation together with the coordinator of the Covid Monitoring Unit in the community, Jacobo Mendioroz; and the following day she inaugurated the Bellvitge satellite hospital.
All of her other public engagements have been suspended or will be handled by the Secretary of Public Health, Josep Maria Argimon.
Armigon, who tested positive for Covid last October and was hospitalised, today (Wednesday, January 27) warned Catalonia has almost run out of vaccine doses as supplies are delayed.
In a press conference, he said that in all probability, his Health Authorities will run out of supplies by this Friday, January 29.
Last week, vaccine suppliers Pfizer, announced they would be cutting cut the volume of doses distributed in most European countries, but their supply to date has not been either punctual or at the previously agreed quantities, with Argimon condemning them, “Pfizer is not complying”.
Thank you for taking the time to read this news article “Catalonia’s Minister of Health in isolation after contact with a positive case”. For more UK daily news, Spanish daily news and Global news stories, visit the Euro Weekly News home page.
Share this story
Subscribe to our Euro Weekly News alerts to get the latest stories into your inbox!
By signing up, you will create a Euro Weekly News account if you don't already have one. Review our
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.
Share your story with us by emailing email@example.com, by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/EuroWeeklyNews
Download our media pack in either English or Spanish.