Flooding In Arrecife

Heavy rain fell in Arrecife on Saturday, leading to several roads being flooded in the capital. Bizarrely, there was no rain at all in the north of the island, and very little in the south, so it didn’t help the drought situation being faced in much of the island.

Lockdown De-Escalation Document Is A Fake

An image of a document, written on a spreadsheet, which is purported to show the “Official” plans for de-escalation of confinement in Spain between now and October is a fake. It’s being heavily shared on social media, and citizens are asked to stop doing so.

This is an example:

Roadworks All Over The Island

The Cabildo are taking advantage of the lack of traffic during lockdown by repainting road markings and replacing damaged armco in many parts of the island.

Egyptian Vulture Numbers Growing

After coming close to extinction, the number of Egyptian Vultures in Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and Alegranza has bounced back this year, with 74 pairs here to breed, more than double the number from a decade ago.

First Intensive Care Patient Released From Hospital

38 year old Reina Charito was the first person in Lanzarote to be admitted to intensive care just over a month ago. She was finally allowed to leave hospital this week. She spent a total of 28 days in intensive care and on a ventilator.

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The latest on the road back from lockdown in The Canaries.

Latest Coronavirus numbers.