Tenerife 'red traffic light' restrictions extended until 4th December

2020/11/20 14:59:23 Written by Canarian Weekly Tenerife

The Ministry of Health of the Canary Islands has reported today (Friday) that the extra red traffic light restrictions in Tenerife are being extended for at least another week until Friday 4th December, but they will be reviewed again next Friday to analyse the ongoing situation.

They said that this is due to the persistence of the high incidence of coronavirus on the island, which is currently at a cumulative incidence rate of 64.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over 7 days, and 136.08 over 14 days.

This means that the island will continue with the restrictions agreed a week ago which include, among other things, a maximum of six people in a group, closing of the bars and restaurants at 11pm, with internal capacities of 33%, and terraces, shops and markets at half capacity.

Yesterday Tenerife had:
76% of new cases
78% of Covid patients in hospitals
65% of Covid patients in ICU
61% of active cases with 2,522

Almost 3,000 people have participated in the first four days of screening in Santa Cruz and La Laguna, and only five positive cases have been registered, which represents 0.2% of the total samples carried out.