"The Regional Government, together with the regional health authorities, understands that the conditions are met for a new change to the measures in force and that end on January 31, 2022", said the Secretary of Health and Civil Protection, Pedro Ramos, at a press conference in Funchal.

As of Tuesday, only a certificate of complete vaccination or recovery from the disease will be required to access most public and private spaces and also to enter the territory of the autonomous region.

Rapid antigen tests continue to be free only for those who show symptoms of Covid-19, namely fever above 38º.