Falkland Islands Government
COVID-19: Information and Guidance

07 October 2020 - COVID-19 Public Update

2,682 tests have now been processed in total, with no positive results received for 165 days.

02 September 2020 - COVID-19 Public Update

2,261 tests have now been processed, with no positive results received for 134 days.

02 September 2020 - Plans to support and sustain the tourism sector progress

Over the past month, the Falkland Islands Government has been meeting regularly with tourism industry representatives to discuss ways to support the sector, given the prevailing challenges it is facing due to COVID-19. This has involved the detailed analysis of a range of measures to support the industry over the next six months, as well as initiatives to help businesses develop greater resilience in the longer term and prepare for 2021 and beyond.

18 August 2020 - Antibody testing

From tomorrow, Wednesday 19 to Thursday 27 August 2020, the KEMH will undertake the next round of the SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing, looking for antibodies to the virus which causes COVID-19 disease.

05 August 2020 - COVID-19 Public Update

2,256 tests have now been processed, with no positive results received for over 100 days.

05 August 2020 - Quarantine and Visitor Policy - Implications for Tourism

On Tuesday 4 August Executive Council (Contingency) considered a paper relating to the current Quarantine and Visitor Policy and its implications for tourism.

31 July 2020 - Antibody Testing at MPC

On 15 and 20 July a team from the KEMH visited MPC to offer antibody testing. A total of 324 tests were taken over these two days and 10 positive results were returned.

29 July 2020 - COVID-19 Public Update

1,988 tests have now been processed, with no positive results received for almost 100 days.

22 July 2020 - COVID-19 Public Update

1816 tests have now been processed, with no positive results received for over 80 days.

15 July 2020 - Change to FIG Covid-19 Response Level – Zero cases in the Falkland Islands

Earlier this year the Falkland Islands Government introduced a wide range of measures in response to the Covid-19 global pandemic.  The measures were designed to be proportionate to the risks we were facing and were strengthened when the first cases were confirmed here in the Islands.