August starts with fourteen deaths from covid

File image of some nurses caring for a patient with covid. / ef

Strong decrease in the Canary Islands in the number of infections in people over 60 years of age, with 626. Hospitalizations also decrease: there are 359 people admitted

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has notified this Tuesday fourteen deaths, nine in Gran Canaria, four in Tenerife and one in Lanzarote. all the people had
ages between 51 and 94 years, had previous pathologies and were hospitalized.

Hospitalizations have also decreased compared to the last update last Friday: there are 359 people admitted with coronavirus, of which 26 are in the ICU and the rest, 333, on the ward.

On the other hand, Health informs that they have been registered in the archipelago
626 new positives in covid-19 among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Therefore, the accumulated number of coronavirus cases among this group amounts to 92,711 people in the Canary Islands. A) Yes,
Cumulative Incidence for this age group at 14 days it stands at 736.71 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at 7 days at 280.43. Since last July 8, a sustained decrease in the cumulative incidence at 7 days has been observed, when we reached 913 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

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