Gibraltar real-time news

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 — 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 — 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 — 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