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Summary of the Press Conferences following the meetings of the Council of Ministers

  • 24/11/2020

    Government presents COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy

    Tuesday 24 November 2020

    Residents and healthcare workers that work in care homes for the elderly, and people with disabilities will be the first to be vaccinated. The vaccine is safe, effective and its administration will be voluntary and free of charge.

  • 17/11/2020

    Government adopts urgent measures to prop up liquidity and business solvency

    Tuesday 17 November 2020

    The aim is to prevent viable companies from closing down due to temporary liquidity and solvency problems stemming from the drop in their activity as a result of COVID-19, allowing them to refinance or restructure their debts.

  • 10/11/2020

    Government pushes through new road safety model to reduce traffic accidents

    Tuesday 10 November 2020

    The government also authorised rounds of proposals for 412 million euros in support for R&D+i projects and underlined progress in the sector to fight COVID-19 and for the development of a Spanish vaccine.

  • 3/11/2020

    Government approves extension to state of emergency until 9 May

    Tuesday 3 November 2020

    The government also regulated the advertising of gaming and games of chance, culminated the reform of the Food Chain Act and approved new measures to protect workers in the culture sector affect by the crisis stemming from the coronavirus.

  • 27/10/2020

    Government approves Draft National Budget for 2021

    Tuesday 27 October 2020

    The annual accounts contain the largest item of social spending ever and seek to combat the effects of the crisis caused by COVID-19, the socio-economic reconstruction of the country and the transformation of its productive model. The government also agreed to request the extension of the state of emergency declared on Sunday from the Lower House.