Yesterday, it was revealed coronavirus had spread to mainland Spain.
In Barcelona, a 36-year-old woman tested positive after returning from northern Italy from a ten-day visit earlier this month.
Authorities in Barcelona have said: “We have already identified all those she may have been in contact with and they are being assessed and are being assessed.”
The Generalitat said it has “activated coronavirus protocol” to deal with the case and would be giving more information shortly.
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has now updated its travel advice to Spain.
“There is an ongoing outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in China, but cases have been confirmed in other countries, including Spain,” said the FCO.
“You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the authorities. For more information from the Spanish authorities, see the Spanish Ministry of Health website.