Canary Islands adds ten cases in investigation of monkeypox

Thus, the 158 confirmed cases since the beginning of this health situation remain, of which 91 have been detected in Gran Canaria

Friday, September 2, 2022, 3:00 p.m.

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands communicates
ten case studies of monkeypox since Tuesday with no new cases recorded in the last three days. Therefore, from the beginning of the declaration of the health alert there is
158 confirmed casesof which 91 were detected in Gran Canaria, 61 in Tenerife, four in Fuerteventura, one in La Palma and another in Lanzarote.

All active cases are having mild symptoms and remain in home isolation receiving follow-up from Primary Care.

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

– 158 confirmed cases, 91 in Gran Canaria, 61 in Tenerife, four in Fuerteventura, one in La Palma and one in Lanzarote.

– A probable case, pending confirmation, reported in Gran Canaria.

– Nine suspected cases, pending confirmation, three notified in Gran Canaria, one in Tenerife, four in Lanzarote and one in La Palma.

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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