The number of people infected by coronavirus in the Canary Islands amounts to 56,965 people, with 772 deaths.
The coronavirus epidemic continues in the Canary Islands . The positive cases of covid-19 have amounted to 56,965 people, with 772 dead , according to the latest official data. [Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Tenerife ].
A team of health workers treats a patient admitted to the ICU of the Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona.
Coronavirus today June 4: this is the situation
In the Canary Islands there is no perimeter closure or curfew, but a PCR or antigen test with a negative result is required, carried out in the 72 hours prior to all travelers arriving on any island from another point in Spain or from third countries.
However, the Canarian Government has already announced that, starting next week, it will make this measure more flexible and will exempt those vaccinated or who have already passed the covid from the obligation to present tests.
All the islands are at alert levels 1 (Gran Canaria, La Palma, La Gomera, Fuerteventura and El Hierro) and 2 (Tenerife, Lanzarote and La Graciosa), according to epidemiological indicators, which allows meetings of 10 and 6 people, respectively.
The hotel business can open until midnight. Customers are only authorized inside bars and restaurants at alert levels 1 (green traffic light), with a capacity of 75%, and 2 (amber), with 50%. The capacity on the terraces is 75% and ten people per table on level 1 and six people on level 2.
The outbreak that has triggered the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic originated in December 2019 in the central Chinese city of Wuhan . From there, covid-19 has spread around the world.
The first case in Spain , diagnosed on January 31, 2020, was that of a German tourist who had been in contact in his country with an infected person.
The first death from coronavirus in Spain was confirmed on March 3, 2020: it was a man who died on February 13 in a hospital in Valencia . Since then, the deadly toll of the epidemic has not stopped increasing.