Sumary of Amber-listed Balearic Islands report higher Covid rates than some red list countries:
- The amber-listed Balearic Islands are recording higher rates of Covid-19 than some countries that are currently on the UK’s red list.
- The latest data from the popular Spanish holiday islands, which include Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca, shows that infections have rocketed to 519 per 100,000 residents over the past 14 days.
- By comparison, tourist favourite Turkey, which has been on the red list since the government first introduced its traffic light system for international travel in May, is currently reporting a rate of 82 per 100,000, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
- Other red list destinations that are reporting lower coronavirus case rates according to ECDC data include Sri Lanka (98) and the Maldives (323).