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Spain (Canary Islands) Specific Risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

15 Jul 2021

Mainland Spain, Canary islands and Balearic islands have a high risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Following a review of the public health risk assessment process, the Canary Islands have changed from a moderate risk to a high risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Please check the fitfortravel Spain page regularly for updates on any changes to the risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Advice for Travellers

There is a high risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) in this country.  You should consider:

Is your journey necessary?

Are you at an increased risk of severe COVID-19? 

  • 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.