The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised against all but essential travel to certain regions in Spain.
In a statement on the FCO’s website it said it was advising against travel to:
It was the most popular destination for British holidaymakers in 2018 according to a report by Finder, which analysed the latest statistics by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Authorities in the most affected regions are also putting extraordinary measures in place to curb the spread of coronavirus, such as closing schools, public sports centres, theatres and elderly day care centres, and prohibiting gatherings attracting more than 1,000 attendees.
There are now more than 3,800 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Spain.