After several weeks where “it seemed so, but no”, the Government of the Canary Islands has taken into account the favorable epidemiological evolution of Lanzarote and has agreed to lower it to alert level 1. The main novelties that this phase-down entails is the return of nightlife and the extension of the hours of bars and restaurants until 2 in the morning.


This Thursday, eight positives have been detected in the 149 PCRs carried out, while the number of reported medical discharges has been 11. Therefore, with these data, active cases on the island fall to 59.


The cumulative incidence in the last 24 hours is 22.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants after seven days, and 53.3 cases after fourteen.


It should also be noted that the only patient with coronavirus who was admitted to the Hospital Doctor José Molina Orosa was discharged this Tuesday.


Regulations for nightlife


Nightlife establishments, such as discotheques, cocktail bars with and without live performances and karaoke bars, must comply with the established capacity and maximum occupancy limitations and adequate ventilation, both indoors and outdoors, apart from keeping a record of attendees for guarantee traceability in the event of the possible detection of a case during the following 30 days.


The maximum occupancy per table will be 10 people outdoors and 4 indoors. The consumption of food and beverages will be carried out at the table, with the clients seated, a safety distance of two meters and the correct use of the mask, except at the time of the ingestion of food or beverages.


Dancing is not allowed, so the dance floor must be sealed or, where appropriate, be occupied by tables without exceeding the allowed capacity.


Likewise, in the interior spaces, forced ventilation will be used in order to obtain adequate air renewal.