Madeira claims to be Europe’s safest destination since a month after reopening its tourism sector, Madeira recorded only nine active cases of Covid-19. Travel to Madeira is permitted by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office but the government restrictions of self-isolation for 14 days are expected to be followed by the British visitors once they return home.
Preventive measures are taken as the flow of flights to the Madeira increases
As the flow of flights to Madeira increases, preventive measures are taken. This includes the mandatory use of face masks in public spaces except for cases like sports, nature walks, visits to farms and gardens bathing complexes, and beaches, where social distancing can be observed. Children under the age of ten are also exempt. This new rule is accompanied by exemptions to not compromise the comfort and enjoyment of outdoor spaces for exercise and leisure but also keeping the well-being and protection of citizens and tourists the priority.
The effective control of the Covid-19 pandemic in Archipelago, Madeira, excellent as before the reopening of the sector on July 1st, only 90 cases were registered and there are only 106 cases with nine active cases currently.
The Executive Director of Madeira Promotion Bureau, Nuno Vale, said: “Security inevitably continues to be at the top of the concerns of citizens, but also tourists, which is why it is a priority to keep cases to a minimum and ensure freedom to live and enjoy the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo.” Nuno Vale added: “It has been a joint political effort and exemplary citizenship that has ensured the exceptional control of the pandemic in the Region, but also allowing for a safe tourist experience of the archipelago is key in the destination’s response.”