87 Covid deaths in the Balearic Islands in March
The Covid situation is different all over Spain and in Asturias and Galicia there's still concern over the BA2 ómicron variant.
Wednesday Covid cases in the Balearics
86 percent of the population is fully vaccinated
Fernando Simón - indoor mask-wearing requirement could be lifted shortly
The director of the Centre for Health Alerts and Emergencies believes masks are no longer necessary "in almost all scenarios".
End in sight for the obligatory wearing of masks indoors
There will be a meeting on Thursday at which mask-wearing will be discussed.
Covid vaccination in Spain
Just 499 people in the past week with the first jab.
A rise in the rolling seven-day test rate.
Covid caution still applying to fiesta events
A mass event outdoors is defined as one with 300 or more people.
Masks indoors will go when there is "consensus"
There needs to be consensus among Spain's regional governments.
Queue for Covid testing in Palma, Mallorca
There are not the types of queues for tests that there were a month or so ago.
As Covid indicators fall, vaccination slows right down
The test rate is less than half of what it was a month ago; the number of Covid patients in ICU exactly a half.
Test rate is now around 12%.
People on a bar terrace
Case numbers continue to drop.
Analysing Covid samples
Around 10% of current new cases are the Omicron subvariant BA.2
84.71% of the target population in the Balearics have had the complete course of vaccination.
People in Palma, Mallorca
Some still wearing masks, others not.
Less testing at weekends.
Test rate staying around 20%.
Mallorca - some people with masks, others without
The health situation is generally looking a lot brighter.
Masks no longer required outdoors in Mallorca
Masks no longer needed outdoors.
Walking in Palma, Mallorca
And masks outdoors (officially) not needed from tomorrow.