Canarian President Ángel Victor Torres says that five people on the islands are being monitored for the Coronavirus.
Two had contact in Germany with a confirmed case of the virus and the three others live with them.
The five are in a specially-equipped hospital on La Gomera where they remain quarantined in isolation awaiting test results.
MW – Around 20 Spaniards who are to be evacuated from Wuhan due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, will spend their first 14 days back here in isolation at a Madrid hospital.
The quarantined evacuees will have an entire floor to themselves, where they will be able to receive some visits and wear their own clothes.
There will be a playroom, as authorities are expecting to repatriate several children from the epicenter of the outbreak.