Canary Islands adds seven more confirmed cases of monkeypox since yesterday


Since the beginning of the alert, the islands have registered 78 positives and six are under study, of which three cases are probable and another three are suspected.

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands registers
seven new cases and four under study for possible diagnosis of monkeypox since yesterday. Therefore, since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert there have been 78 confirmed cases, of which 51 were detected in Gran Canaria, 25 in Tenerife and two in Fuerteventura.

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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:

78 confirmed cases51 in Gran Canaria, 25 in Tenerife and two in Fuerteventura.

Three probable casespending confirmation, notified in Gran Canaria.

three suspected casespending confirmation, two registered in Tenerife and one in Lanzarote.

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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