The beaches of Salao, La Cocina and La Francesa in La Graciosa have been closed for public use due to the massive presence of stinging Portuguese Man o’ War and other stinging jellyfish.
Technicians are now waiting for the state of the sea to change, so that the currents will drag these away and clean the beaches.
Meanwhile, it is recommended that residents and tourists take extreme precautions and not bathe from these beaches. Several swimmers have already needed medical attention after they were bitten.
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