Gibraltar real-time news

Coronavirus live news: Greece reports highest number of cases in weeks as Danish expert advises against lockdown easing (source — www.theguardian.com) 04/08/2020 21:01:42

UN says getting students safely back must be ‘top priority’; France says ‘situation is precarious’; record fines for isolation breaches in AustraliaGlobal report: France ‘could lose control of Covid-1...

Coronavirus live news: Brazil nears 1.5 million infections; South Africa cases surge month after restrictions lifted (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/07/2020 14:49:17

Nigeria lifts lockdown in Kano; Philippines reports largest single-day increase in cases; Florida confirms 10,000 new cases in one day; cases worldwide close to 11mGlobal report: horror week for US as...

US included on England's Covid-19 'red list' for travellers (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/07/2020 12:48:10

Quarantine rules will not be lifted for arrivals from US due to its high number of infectionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe US will be on a “red list” of high-risk cou...

UK to lift ban on non-essential travel to up to 90 countries (source — www.theguardian.com) 02/07/2020 12:42:34

Change set to allow visits to nearly all EU countries, British overseas territories and Australia and New ZealandCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOverseas holidays and visit...

The loneliest place in sport? Snooker prepares for socially-distanced return | Simon Burnton (source — www.theguardian.com) 31/05/2020 14:58:22

Judd Trump and Neil Robertson will both play in Milton Keynes this week as snooker begins to exit the Covid-19 lockdownOn 10 March, with Covid-19 ravaging the north of Italy, the Cheltenham festival j...

Royal Navy escorts Spanish patrol boat away from Gibraltar (source — ) 22/05/2020 23:56:13

The Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron patrol boat had to escort the ship for over one hour. Spanish military incursions into British waters have ramped up since coronavirus crisis.

Gibraltar in TOTAL social lockdown over coronavirus as Picardo warns 'the time has come!' (source — feedproxy.google.com) 22/03/2020 19:54:00

GIBRALTAR has imposed a "total social lockdown" of all 34,000 residents living in British overseas territory, to be enforced by the police, meaning large parts of the Rock's economy will now shut down...

'Don't be idiots' Gibraltar chief rages at young revellers as coronavirus threat mounts (source — feedproxy.google.com) 21/03/2020 23:32:00

GIBRALTAR's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has issued an impassioned appeal to young people living in the British overseas territory planning parties despite the coronavirus pandemic - telling them: "D...

Gibraltar reels as coronavirus fears mount 'People are scared' (source — feedproxy.google.com) 18/03/2020 18:46:00

GIBRALTAR is already reeling as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with shopkeepers feeling the pinch and huge uncertainty over the future, residents interviewed in the normally busy Main S...

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death