In October 2017 3 people died after contracting Legionnaires ’ disease and a fourth person died in early November bringing the total to 4 dead and three more infected, two remain in hospital.

Four men and three women between the ages of 48 and 94 were infected, all of whom had either other underlying conditions or were old and frail.

The Catalan Public Health Authority (ASPCAT) is investigating the origin of the outbreak.