Canary Islands add nine positives and 10 cases in study of monkeypox


In this way, the archipelago accumulates 116 infections

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

Canary Islands adds, in the last 24 hours,
nine positive cases of monkeypox and 10 under study. In this way, the accumulated number of infections amounts to
116, of which 77 have been detected in Gran Canaria; 36 in Tenerife; and three in Fuerteventura.

From the Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands it is specified that all active cases are having
mild symptoms and remain in home isolation receiving follow-up by Primary Care.

Thus, the confirmed and notified cases in the Canary Islands since the beginning of the alert and until today are as follows:

- 116 confirmed cases, 77 in Gran Canaria, 36 in Tenerife and three in Fuerteventura.

- One probable case, pending confirmation, notified in Fuerteventura.

- Nine suspected cases, pending confirmation, six notified in Gran Canaria, two in Tenerife and one in Fuerteventura.

The protocol of the Ministry of Health classifies cases between probable and suspected depending on whether the patient meets clinical criteria and epidemiological criteria (probable cases) or if it only presents clinical criteria and in such case it is considered a suspected case.

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