Coronavirus in the Canary Islands - 29 March 2022 (Biweekly reports)

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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? 

Currently, the Covid data is updated two times per week in the Canary Islands, on Tuesdays and Fridays, so this is when this page gets updated as well.

Also, after surpassing the acute phase of the pandemic, only new cases registered among people over 60 of age are being reported in the Canary Islands.

Canary Islands Covid-19 report - 1 April 2022

New Covid-19 cases Canary Islands: 954

  • 1,502 new cases in Tenerife
  • 2,128 new cases in Gran Canaria
  • 85 new cases in Lanzarote
  • 91 new cases in Fuerteventura
  • 195 new cases in La Palma
  • 67 new cases in La Gomera
  • 19 new case in El Hierro 

Active Covid-19 cases Canary Islands: 13,700

  • 5,053 active cases in Tenerife 
  • 7,342 active cases in Gran Canaria 
  • 196 active cases in Lanzarote 
  • 292 active cases in Fuerteventura 
  • 573 active cases in La Palma 
  • 199 active cases in La Gomera
  • 45 active case in El Hierro 

Total Covid-19 cases Canary Islands: 333,243

  • 151,341  TENERIFE
  • 128,159  GRAN CANARIA
  • 21,569  LANZAROTE
  • 11,880  LA PALMA
  • 2,519  LA GOMERA
  • 2,065  EL HIERRO

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands announced 4,087 new cases of COVID-19 since the last update on Friday and 9 deaths in the archipelago due to Covid-19. 

By islands, since last Friday, Tenerife has added 1,502 cases with a total of 151,341 accumulated cases and 5,053 epidemiologically active cases; Gran Canaria has 128,159 accumulated cases, 2,128 more since Friday, the 25th, and 7,342 active. Lanzarote adds 85 new cases with 21,569 accumulated and 196 epidemiologically active; Fuerteventura has 15,710 accumulated cases, with 91 new cases and 292 active ones. La Palma adds 195 new positives, so it has 11,880 accumulated cases and 573 active ones. La Gomera has 67 new positives, so it has 2,519 cases in total and 199 active cases, while El Hierro has 19 new cases, so it has 2,065 accumulated cases and 45 active ones.

  • 333,243 total cases of Covid-19 in the Canary Islands (Spain)
  • 4,087 new cases since the last update
  • 1,633 deaths in the Canary Islands due to the Coronavirus infection
  • 13,700 active cases of COVID-19 in the Canary Island3s

Incidence of Coronavirus in the Canary Islands

On March 29, the Accumulated Incidence at 7 days in the Canary Islands stands at 425.79 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at 14 days at 876.44 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Covid-19 cases in the Canary Islands confirmed among the immigrants arriving on illegal boats

There have been several cases of Covid-19 confirmed among the immigrant arriving on the Canarias coasts, but all the persons who tested positive were isolated and the other people who arrived with them on the same boat are also quarantined. So there's no need to worry if you have plans to come over on holiday on the island.

According to the General Director of Public Health, these outbreaks do not represent a high threat for the local community and for tourists, as the immigrants are being tested as soon as they arrive and the ones who are positive are kept in controlled isolation, while the ones who are negative are quarantined and then retested after 10 days. 

Map to follow the Coronavirus situation in the Canary Islands

The authorities have launched a live map to show the number of COVID-19 cases by island and by each municipality.

Toll-free phone line for questions related to the coronavirus

Gobierno de Canarias has announced on their website that a toll-free telephone line 900 112 061 has been activated, under the coordination of the Canary Islands Emergency Service (SUC).

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