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Wondering what is the situation in the Canary Island in regards to the Coronavirus pandemic? Did you have a holiday planned in the Canary Islands which is now affected by the current situation with the Coronavirus spread? We will try to update this page with info about all the islands, as soon as there's something to report.
May starts to feel like proper summer in Lanzarote, the UV index is already at high levels and the warm weather is just perfect for a lazy day in the sun, followed by a dip in the sea.
By the time May gets to Fuerteventura, the weather is starting to really warm up and temperatures are really nice to enjoy long days on the beach or by the pool, with a beer or a cocktail in hand. Although temperatures don't go up like they do during the summer months, May is still a nice month to visit Fuerteventura, because the atmosphere is more relaxed and chilled, ideal for a quiet holiday meant to recharge your batteries.
Although the weather in Gran Canaria is mild and sunny all year round, May is when the temperatures really start to rise and you know that summer is almost here.
The Cabildo de Lanzarote has launched the four wind turbines that make up the Arrecife Wind Farm, powered by the Consortium Insular de Aguas de Lanzarote. With a hub height of 85 meters and a rotor diameter of 71 meters, up to a height of 120 meters with the blades, these new mills will have the capacity to produce about 27,150-megawatt hours per year and the estimated operation will be 2,951 annual equivalent hours.
The Cabildo of Gran Canaria will allocate more than 400,000 euros to plant 8,000 laurel trees and thermophilic forest in the eight largest farms that it owns in the northern midlands of Gran Canaria as part of the fight against forest fires and to promote biodiversity.
If you're looking for a warm and sunny spot for a holiday, the Canary Islands are usually the perfect choice no matter the time of the year. The month of May makes no exception, as the weather is already starting to feel like real summer here.
The Ministry of Health in the Canary Islands has announced that the immunization of 118,683 people who have already received the two doses of the vaccine had been achieved, which represents 6.34% of the target population.
Lanzarote is the easternmost of the Canary Islands, situated very close to her sister island Fuerteventura. The capital is in Arrecife, but this is not a tourist town so not many people choose to spend their vacation in the capital.
Until yesterday, the immunization of 116,025 people who have already received both doses of the vaccine had been achieved, which represents 6.2% of the target population in the Canary Islands.
The Canary Islands, just like the Balearic Islands, will not enforce the new mask rules announced in Spain, which would require people to wear masks even when sunbathing on the beach or by the pool.
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has announced that 290,165 Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the archipelago up to now.
A new rule that comes into force tomorrow, March 31st, in all of Spain, makes face masks compulsory for people over the age of six years old at all times, even at the beach or by the pool, no matter if there is a safe distance between people.
April might not be a warm month in continental Europe, but it is in the Canary Islands. Just like during the rest of the year, the weather in the Canary Islands in April is usually sunny and warm, ideal for outdoor activities like sunbathing, walking or hiking.
Teror City Council has announced the opening of the first route of the “Senderos y Vida” (Trails and Life) project, located in the El Álamo neighborhood, between the “El Muñigal” bridge and the “La Molineta” bridge. This new route will also allows hikers to connect directly with other existing trails such as Peñón Chiquito, Subida de Las Abejas, Mirador de Las Cuevas or Barranquillo de El Barbuzano, among others.
The vaccination continues in the Canary Islands, prioritizing vulnerable people and people over 80 years of age, along with the group between 60 and 65 years of age and that of the essential workers, while also guaranteeing the administration of second doses. The group of large household dependents is already vaccinated at 87.9% with one dose and 52% with two doses.
The Ministry of Health in the Canary Islands has announced that there will be limited inter-island mobility during the Easter period and the new rules will be in effect from 00:00 hours on March 26 until midnight on April 9.
The Ministry of Health in the Canary Islands has announced that 75,667 people in the archipelago have received a full two-dose vaccination, representing 5.6% of the target population.
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has announced that Fuerteventura, Tenerife and Gran Canaria will go up to Alert Level 3 (they were all at Alert Level 2).
After years of being closed, while works have been underway to prepare for the reopening of the trail, the Masca Canyon will reopen on March 27th, 2021.