Canary Islands adds a new confirmed case of monkeypox

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands records
one new case and two under study, one probable and another suspect, for a possible diagnosis of monkeypox since Friday. This assumes there is
in total since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert 41 confirmed casesof which 29 were detected in Gran Canaria and 12 in Tenerife.

All cases are having
mild symptomatology and remain in home isolation receiving follow-up by Primary Care.

In total, and since the beginning of the alert, the islands have registered 41 positives and two are under study, of which one case is probable and the other is suspected.

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

– 41 confirmed cases29 in Gran Canaria and 12 in Tenerife.

– A probable casepending confirmation, notified in Gran Canaria.

– A suspicious casepending confirmation, registered 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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