Tougher Restrictions to be put in place for Easter in the Canary Islands.

President of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, affirmed today that, for Easter week will see "toughness" mechanisms in order to contain the spread of the virus. But "does not" foresee a perimeter closure.

He admitted that he "worries a lot" Because after previous festivals there has been a "rebound in contagion" hence why he has stated that the Canary Islands Government "will arbitrate a harsh mechanism". Adding he does not want it to end with a rebound "because then the opening of the tourist market is put at risk ".

Additionally, he mentioned that the closure of the perimeter of the islands is not foreseen because "the numbers are not given" for it. Further adding that there will "always be a number of infections" but it must "reduce or maintain it."

Where unemployment is mentioned he spoke about demanding help from the Central Spanish Government because in the case of the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands they "urgently need actions" and "significant investment". 

Where Pedro Sánchez the Spanish Prime Minister had already announced funds will be specifically allocated to the Canary and Balearic Islands.