Canary Islands adds seven confirmed cases of monkeypox


In total, and since the beginning of the alert, the islands have already registered 60 positives and six are under study, of which five cases are probable and one is suspected.

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands communicates
seven new cases and three under study for possible diagnosis of monkeypox since Friday. Therefore, since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert, there have been 60 confirmed cases, of which 40 were detected in Gran Canaria and 20 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:

– 60 confirmed cases40 in Gran Canaria and 20 in Tenerife.

– Five probable casespending confirmation, three notified in Gran Canaria and two in Tenerife.

– 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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