Canary Islands (Spain) Specific Risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
15 Apr 2021
There has been in an increase in case numbers of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the Canary Islands.
Following a review of the public health risk assessment process, this part of the country has now changed from a moderate to a high risk of exposure to COVID-19.
Advice for Travellers
Please check the fitfortravel Spain page regularly for updates on any changes to the risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19).
On the mainland of Spain there is a high risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) and local healthcare capacity may be severely impacted.
On the Canary Islands, there is also a high risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19). You should consider:
Is your journey really necessary?
- Check the FCDO travel advice and country pages for the latest government guidance to ensure travel is legally permitted.
Are you at an increased risk of severe COVID-19? Will you be able to access to medical facilities at your destination?
- If you are at increased risk you should reconsider your travel plans and seek medical advice prior to making any decisions.
- To find out if you are at increased risk of severe COVID-19, see the FAQ’s.
For further information, see Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and COVID-19: Health Considerations for Travel pages.