Canary Island beaches closed after it’s hit by second coronavirus wave

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Brit tourist hotspot beaches on the Canary Islands have been closed after a second coronavirus wave hit the region.

Beaches on the island of El Hierro were shut after it suffered its first major Covid-19 outbreak in several months.

The island had been one of the very few places to escape the harrowing pandemic that left tens of thousands of Spaniards on the mainland dead.

Instead, only a handful of cases were recorded and there were no deaths.

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  • Spain
  • Coronavirus

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