Spain rescues 65 migrants off Gran Canaria

The migrants were transferred to Arguinegin port where coast guards provided protective masks and checked their temperatures as they disembarked.

Among the group of sub-Saharan African migrants, there was a case of scabies which was treated, and some migrants reported minor injuries, the Spanish coast guard said.

Spanish Interior Ministry data reported 4,935 migrants had reached the Canary Islands by sea from the beginning of 2021 through May 15.