The fund proposed by the Spanish government would be financed by perpetual debt raised by the 27-country European Union and the cash sent to the different countries would count as transfers and not debt, the newspaper said.
In Spain, one of the hardest-hit countries in the pandemic, the coronavirus spread quickly and widely without being detected, especially among the elderly.
The jobless rate was up from 13.8 per cent in the previous quarter, its lowest level since the third quarter of 2008 but still the highest rate in the eurozone after Greece.
A 100th birthday is an occasion to celebrate in the best of times. During a coronavirus epidemic that has cut a swathe through Europe's elderly and vulnerable, it proved inspirational.
The individuals, who were stranded in Socotra after visiting the island for tourism, came from countries including the US, UK, France, Germany, South Africa, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.
The relaxation came as Spain, one of the countries worse hit by the global COVID-19 epidemic, registered its lowest daily increase in the coronavirus death toll in more than a month. It was a first step as the government plans a gradual process of easing restrictions.
Around 70 per cent of human pathogens are zoonotic, meaning they at some point make the leap from animals to humans as with COVID-19.
Officials say the numbers tend to go up slightly on Tuesdays following a slight delay in receiving data from the regions on deaths that have occurred over the weekend. On Monday, Spain registered 399 deaths overnight in what was the lowest figure in four weeks.
Crew members waved from the Ruby Princess as it left Port Kembla, where it was docked for more than two weeks, with a large banner hanging from the stern thanking locals. It is reportedly bound for Manila in the Philippines.