Mike Graham speaks to editor of the English version of El Pais, Simon Hunter about the latest developments in Spain after the Foreign Office advises against travel to many parts of Spain.
More than 60,000 people have been confined to four towns in Spain’s first mandatory lockdown. The situation in and around the capital Madrid has seen nearly 2,000 positive cases.
The country had more than 3,800 cases by Friday morning and at least 84 deaths.
The royal palace said King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia have tested negative for Covid-19.
The royal couple took the test on Thursday after the government confirmed the infection of equality minister Irene Montero, who had attended an event with the queen last week.
Another cabinet member was also confirmed to be infected after all the panel was tested.