Canary Islands update: Lanzarote and El Hierro move up to Alert Level 2
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Canary Islands update: Lanzarote and El Hierro move up to Alert Level 2

Published on December 29, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands updated today, December 29, the health alert levels: El Hierro and Lanzarote (including also La Graciosa) move to Alert Level 2, while the rest of the islands stay at their current alert levels.

Canary Islands Gov plans to impose a curfew on New Year's Eve and Reyes
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Canary Islands Gov plans to impose a curfew on New Year's Eve and Reyes

Published on December 28, 2021

It was just announced that the Government of the Canary Islands has requested today from the Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands (TSJC) to ratify a night curfew on islands placed at levels 2 and 3 on New Year's Eve and on Three Kings night.

The eruption on La Palma has officially ended after 85 days and 8 hours
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The eruption on La Palma has officially ended after 85 days and 8 hours

Published on December 25, 2021

It was officially announced today that the volcanic eruption of La Palma that began on September 19 at 3.11 p.m. in the Cumbre Vieja area has ended on December 13 at 10:21 p.m., which means that the volcano has erupted for 85 days and 8 hours, which makes it the longest eruption since historical data about eruptions have been recorded on the island.

Covid certificate will be mandatory in the Canary Islands starting from December 25th on islands at level 3 or 4
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Covid certificate will be mandatory in the Canary Islands starting from December 25th on islands at level 3 or 4

Published on December 24, 2021

The Superior Court of Justice of the Canary Islands (TSJC) has decided to ratify the implementation of the COVID certificate in the Canary Islands, which means that its use will be mandatory, for all sectors that are subject to capacity restrictions or schedules on the islands that are at alert levels 3 and 4.

Strong waves caused a lot of damage on the coastal road in Garachico, Tenerife
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Strong waves caused a lot of damage on the coastal road in Garachico, Tenerife

Published on December 24, 2021

Strong waves came crashing into the coastal road in Garachico, Tenerife, in the early hours of Friday, December 24th, leaving residents scared and surprised, as there had been no warning that such phenomena were expected.

Canary Islands update: Tenerife and Gran Canaria stay at Level 3, La Gomera moves to Level 2
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Canary Islands update: Tenerife and Gran Canaria stay at Level 3, La Gomera moves to Level 2

Published on December 23, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands updated today, December 23, the health alert levels: Tenerife and Gran Canaria both stay at Alert Level 3, despite the increase in the number of new cases, while La Gomera moves to Alert Level 2.

New mask rules in Spain (and Canary Islands): when you have to wear one and what are the exceptions
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New mask rules in Spain (and Canary Islands): when you have to wear one and what are the exceptions

Published on December 23, 2021

After yesterday's announcement, today a new decree was approved by the Council of Ministers regarding the use of masks, which means that mask-wearing outdoors will be once again mandatory in Spain starting from Friday, December 24th.

Masks will be once again mandatory outdoors in Spain
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Masks will be once again mandatory outdoors in Spain

Published on December 22, 2021

It was announced today that wearing masks outdoors in Spain will be once again mandatory, starting from Friday, December 24th.

Maximum 10 people at Christmas reunions on those Canary Islands placed at levels 2 and 3
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Maximum 10 people at Christmas reunions on those Canary Islands placed at levels 2 and 3

Published on December 20, 2021

The Deputy Minister of the Presidency of the Government of the Canary Islands, Antonio Olivera, announced this afternoon, that the regional Executive established a limit of a maximum of ten people (non-cohabitants) who meet in a private environment during the days 24 and 25 December. This limit is set in the case of islands at levels 2 and 3.

Cabildo de Fuerteventura asks the central Government to review the conditions imposed for British families traveling with children to Spain
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Cabildo de Fuerteventura asks the central Government to review the conditions imposed for British families traveling with children to Spain

Published on December 17, 2021

The new restrictions imposed on travel from the UK prevent children between the ages of 12 and 17 from entering Spain because they don't have yet the full vaccination scheme, while children from other countries such as Germany or Sweden are allowed to enter with a test.

Canary Islands Gov will ask the Supreme Court to make the Covid certificate mandatory
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Canary Islands Gov will ask the Supreme Court to make the Covid certificate mandatory

Published on December 17, 2021

Yesterday was announced that the islands of Tenerife and Gran Canaria will move to alert level 3 from Saturday due to a high increase in the number of new cases, while La Palma will move to level 2.

Canary Islands update: Tenerife and Gran Canaria move to Alert Level 3
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Canary Islands update: Tenerife and Gran Canaria move to Alert Level 3

Published on December 16, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands updated today, December 16, the health alert levels: Tenerife and Gran Canaria both move to Alert Level 3, La Palma moves to Alert Level 2, while the other islands will maintain their current alert levels.

Canary Islands restrictions at each Alert Level (with or without Covid certificate)
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Canary Islands restrictions at each Alert Level (with or without Covid certificate)

Published on December 15, 2021

These are the new closing times in the Canary Islands, after the extension that allowed the increase of closing times, capacities, and group sizes set on September 30th has come to an end on December 15th.

La Palma volcano gives clear signs that the eruption might be over
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La Palma volcano gives clear signs that the eruption might be over

Published on December 15, 2021

According to the Institute of Volcanology of the Canary Islands, the volcanic tremor has disappeared since Monday night at around 9:00 p.m., which is the longest period of inactivity since the eruption began on September 19.

Over a third of La Palma's population had to be confined due to poor air quality
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Over a third of La Palma's population had to be confined due to poor air quality

Published on December 14, 2021

Due to high levels of air quality in sulfur dioxide, the authorities in La Palma had to order yesterday the confinement of the population in the municipalities of Los Llanos de Aridane, El Paso and Tazacorte.

A storm will reach the Canary Islands this week with rains and possible calima
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A storm will reach the Canary Islands this week with rains and possible calima

Published on December 13, 2021

According to Aemet, a storm is approaching the Canary Islands archipelago this week, and the first island affected will be La Palma starting from Tuesday. The storm will reach the rest of the islands in the next few hours or possibly on Wednesday.

The current volcanic eruption is now the longest in La Palma's history
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The current volcanic eruption is now the longest in La Palma's history

Published on December 11, 2021

The current volcanic eruption on La Palma started on September 19th and at that moment probably no one thought that it will last this long, surpassing the previous longest eruption known to happen on the island.

Confirmed: Tenerife and Gran Canaria move to Level 2 and Fuerteventura stays at level 3
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Confirmed: Tenerife and Gran Canaria move to Level 2 and Fuerteventura stays at level 3

Published on December 10, 2021

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands updated today the health alert levels with consolidated data as of December 9, on the evolution of health indicators for COVID-19, which are rising to the islands of Tenerife and Gran Canaria at level 2.

Starting from today, establishments in the Canary Islands can request the Covid certificate to enter their premises
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Starting from today, establishments in the Canary Islands can request the Covid certificate to enter their premises

Published on December 10, 2021

Friday, December 10th, is the first day when the Covid certificate comes into effect in the Canary Islands and establishments can request it in order to allow customers to enter their premises.

Tenerife and Gran Canaria will likely go to Alert Level 2 tomorrow
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Tenerife and Gran Canaria will likely go to Alert Level 2 tomorrow

Published on December 09, 2021

At the press conference held today, Antonio Olivera, vice-counselor of the Presidency, has informed that a definitive announcement of the new alert levels will take place tomorrow, but he confirmed that based on the current data both Tenerife and Gran Canaria will go to Level 2.

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