Covid-19 In Numbers

Daily updated Covid-19 figures. Updated: 28/11/2020 at 17:09pm.

Sunday News Roundup

New Sunday weekly roundup! A rundown of everything that has happened during week that you need to know; written in a brief and easy to understand format.

Stable progress

Lanzarote currently has 59 active cases of coronavirus, exactly the same number as last Sunday, and ten fewer than it started the month with.

Troubled waters

Lanzarote's Water Consortium has fined the island’s water supplier, Canal Gestión, for three beaches of contract, and the island’s water minister has said that the Cabildo is “very worried” that Canal is “starting to be a problem rather than a solution.”

Reduced to Tiers

Tourism from England is still on course to start up again when the current lockdown ends on December 2nd, after the British government confirmed that people in all three tiers were permitted to travel to airports.

Spain prepares for December

With a long bank holiday followed by the even longer Christmas break, Spanish authorities are preparing for a December that could potentially undo much of the progress the country has made in recent weeks.

Tragedy at Órzola

At least six people have died and one remains missing after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the rocky coast of Órzola last night.

Weather Warning

Spain's meteorological agency AEMET has placed a yellow warning for rain on Lanzarote for tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday 25th November, from 3pm to 9pm.

The fight against pollution

This week, Lanzarote hosts the international conference on plastic waste, MICRO 2020, for the third year running. For obvious reasons, this year's conference is now being conducted virtually from “Lanzarote and beyond” , and will feature contributions from scientists and researchers from five continents.

Las Palmeras Golf Society: Golf in the sun

Las Palmeras is the oldest and largest Golf Society in Lanzarote, writes Jean-François Crinquand.