Vacation tips for Irish tourists in Spain and Portugal marked as red zones

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European Centers for Disease Control has warned tourists who want to travel to certain areas during this summer vacation.

According to the latest update on the Covid-19 epidemic, which is getting worse in some European countries, some holiday hotspots have been “redlisted”.

While international travel is open to Irish tourists who wish to travel anywhere in the Schengen area – the 26 European countries that have a public visa policy that does not require a visa for Irish tourists to visit – the ECDC advises booking vacations anywhere in the Schengen area. Kovid Red Zone for our safety.


As of yesterday, the entire territory of Spain is red, and most areas are dark red on the ECDC Covid status map indicating which countries have increased the Covid-19 rate in the last 14 days.

Although only the Asturias region in northwestern Spain is excluded from the dark red zone, it is still considered a red zone.

ECDC Color Updated Map of European Countries and Their Kovid Case Rates

While Spain has detected more than 500 infections per 100,000 population in the past two weeks, more than 200 cases have been reported in the northwestern Asturias region, but less than 500 cases per 100,000 population.

Unlike other parts of the Spanish territory, Asturias was not affected.

The Balearic and Canary Islands are also in the Red Zone.

The area of ​​Asturias in Spain is considered Kovid-19 “unaffected”, as are other major parts of Spain.


Most of Portugal is located in the Red Zone. Still orange except in central Portugal.

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Northern Portugal, Alantejo, Algarve and the area around Lisbon are all red on the Covid case map.

Azores are also red. The Madeira Islands are orange.

Last week alone, 980,000 new cases of the virus were reported in Portugal and more than 17,000 deaths were reported.

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Most of southern France is dark red or reddish. Northern France is orange, with the exception of the Ile-de-France, where Paris is red.

The ECDC yesterday urged passengers to avoid the dark red areas of Midi-Pyrenees, Languedoc-Rusilon and Provence-Alps-C ഡിte d’Azur.

The islands of Corsica, Martinique, Guadeloupe and San Martin are all bright red. But the mayotte is still yellow.

Spring in Menton, France during the Kovid-19 pandemic in April.

France reported more than 6 million new cases and more than a million deaths last week.

In June, France opened its borders to international travelers without the need for tourists to isolate themselves or take a test on arrival.

As the number of Kovid virus worsened, many countries began to impose restrictions on travelers from France.


Italy has no red areas, and most holiday areas on the map are orange or yellow.

The worst affected areas are Lazio, Umbria, Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna and Veneto. Sicily and Sardinia are also located in the Orange Zone.

Last week, the country reported more than 4 million new cases and 128,163 deaths.

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Other vacation destinations in the Red Zone

Greece has red and orange regions. Malta is orange. Cyprus is dark red.

And Ireland?

As for Ireland, we are mostly red, and the southeast still has orange left.

The northeast is the most affected, with most areas of Konach and Ulster being dark red.

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