Canary Islands adds a confirmed case


In total, and since the beginning of the alert, the islands have registered 38 positives and eight are under study

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands communicates
one new confirmed case and two probable for possible diagnosis of monkeypox since yesterday. This means that there is a total since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert
38 confirmed casesof which 27 were detected in Gran Canaria and 11 in Tenerife.

All cases are having
mild symptomatology 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:

– 38 confirmed cases27 in Gran Canaria and 11 in Tenerife.

– Five probable casespending confirmation, three notified in Gran Canaria, one in Tenerife and another in Fuerteventura.

– Three suspected casespending confirmation, all in Gran Canaria.

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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