Falkland Islands Government
COVID-19: Information and Guidance

18 March 2021 - The Falkland Islands to receive a third batch of Covid-19 vaccines

The Falkland Islands Government has received confirmation that it will receive a third batch of Covid-19 vaccines and, while the exact timing is yet to be confirmed, it is anticipated that these will arrive in the week beginning 22 March.

17 March 2021 - King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Covid-19 vaccination programme

The next phase of the KEMH Covid-19 vaccination programme will begin on 23 March 2021. This is for people who received their first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine at the beginning of the vaccination rollout between 8–12 February 2021.

16 March 2021 - Update on Covid-19 swabbing and vaccinations in the Falkland Islands

As of today, Tuesday 16 March, the latest Covid-19 swabbing results are as follows:

09 March 2021 - Update on Covid-19 swabbing and vaccinations in the Falkland Islands

As of today, Tuesday 9 March, the latest Covid-19 swabbing results are as follows:

08 March 2021 - Falkland Islands Government extends Covid-19 financial support schemes

On Friday 5 March, ExCo approved the extension of the Job Retention Furlough Scheme and Unemployment Subsidy Scheme from March 31 2021 until 30 September 2021.

05 March 2021 - Covid-19 testing for FIG-funded students

The Falkland Islands Government is pleased to confirm that it will pay the costs of Covid-19 testing for FIG-funded overseas students who are travelling either northbound to the UK or southbound to the Falkland Islands.

03 March 2021 - COVID-19 Public Update

Welcome to March’s monthly Covid-19 update.

23 February 2021 - Update on Covid-19 swabbing in the Falkland Islands

As of today, Tuesday 23 February, the latest swabbing results are as follows:

22 February 2021 - The Falkland Islands receives second batch of Covid-19 vaccines

The Falkland Islands Government has received its second batch of Covid-19 vaccines, supplied by the UK government. These 2,200 doses arrived today via the South Atlantic Airbridge and are of the same Oxford/AstraZeneca type as the first batch received at the beginning of the month.

18 February 2021 - COVID-19 update: All restrictions to MPC to be lifted

Further to the announcement made on 11 February 2021, BFSAI has confirmed that MPC restrictions will be lifted from 19 February.