These are the autonomous communities that need PCR to enter the Balearic Islands






In the last days, the Balearic archipelago has starred in the controversy of the macro shoots of student trips to Palma. This has caused a rise in incidence of the Covid-19, especially, in the strip of age between 20 and 29 years. Faced with this scenario, the Balearic Government Minister will demand a PCR test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival on the island, or have the full agenda vaccination in organized trips of more than 20 people.

In addition, the Balearic Islands have agreed extend the sanitary measures agreement until July 11, without relaxing the restrictions in force while waiting to see how the incidence evolves. But, What communities require PCR to enter the Balearic archipelago?

At the moment, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands are the only Spanish autonomies that require requisitos indispensables for the entrance of tourists, both national and international, unlike the rest of the peninsula that is free of mobility. It should be remembered that the movements between the islands are exempt from documentary and sanitary control.

Requirements to travel to the Balearic Islands

The Government of the Balearic Islands demands negative test from Spaniards who intend to enter by air or sea, coming from autonomous communities where the incidence is above 60 cases for every one hundred thousand inhabitants in 14 days. This requirement also affects people residents of the Balearic Islands who return after a trip of more than 72 hours.

However, according to epidemiological data from the Ministry of Health, Castilla-La Mancha, Ceuta, Galicia, Murcia are the autonomous regions that currently have a cumulative incidence of less than 60. In the exceptional case that the traveler does not present the certificate of negative testYou will have to take a COVID test upon arrival and keep isolation.

In addition, yesterday the ‘EU Digital Certificate’ came into force, so that everyone who has this document in which they are accredited if the traveler has had a test diagnosis of Covid-19, whose result has been negative, if you have passed the virus in the last six months or if you have received the full agenda in the previous eight months or at least one dose at least 15 days before the trip and always within the previous 4 months, it will be exempt from negative diagnostic test.

However, a series of measures has been implemented to reinforce sanitary controls in ports and airports, consisting of fill in a health control form electronically. It includes passenger data, health information and the reason for the trip.

The people who are exempt from submitting this form, as well as a negative test They are: residents of communities with less than 60 cases in 14 days, passengers in transit, children under 6 years of age, as well as passengers from inter-island journeys and ship and plane crew members in the performance of their duties and carriers.

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