A person wearing a protective mask sits at El Prat airport in Barcelona on March 16, 2020. Image Credit: AFP

Madrid: Overseas visitors can return to Spain from July, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Saturday, offering hope to a key sector shut down since mid-March by the coronavirus pandemic.

"I am announcing to you that from the month of July, entry for foreign tourists into Spain will resume in secure conditions," Sanchez told a press conference.