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Covid-19 Daily Report & Figures

Daily updated Covid-19 figures. Updated: 28/07/2021 at 15:05pm.

Covid bar passports rejected

Spain's Health Minister Carolina Darías yesterday announced that her ministry would not support “Covid passport” schemes for bars and restaurants, and reminded Spain's regions that vaccination “is not obligatory” .

No more curfews

There will be no new curfews in the Canaries after Spain's highest court rejected the Canarian Government's appeal to permit the measure yesterday.

How soon is soon?

A widely-circulated article in yesterday’s Guardian was amended after it claimed that quarantine for Britons vaccinated abroad was to be dropped in August. In fact, for the vast majority of Britons abroad, that change will only happen sometime “soon”.

Target achieved

Spain has achieved its goal of fully vaccinating 25 million people by the end of the fourth week of July. This means that 52.8% of the population have now received two doses of vaccine.

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.

Ray goes for Gold

Lanzarote athlete Ray Zapata will compete in the gymnastics final of the Tokyo Olympics on August 1st, after coming fourth in the qualifying rounds.

Third jab “will be required”

As Spain announces that a third booster jab of Covid-19 vaccine will be required, health organisations have yet to agree on whether this will be effective, and have warned that it could lead to lower vaccine rates - and increased risk of new variants - in the developing world.

Level 2 restrictions made easy

With the weekly level review, keeping track of restrictions can be difficult. At The Gazette we want to make it as simple as possible for you to stay on top of the "do's and dont's" of the current level of restrictions.

Here we go again…

The Canarian Government yesterday raised Lanzarote to Level 2 (medium risk) in its weekly review of the islands. Meanwhile, Tenerife became the first island to go to Level 4 (Very High Risk) since Lanzarote was placed there in January, and La Palma and Gran Canaria joined Fuerteventura on Level 3 (High Risk).