Canary Islands adds two confirmed cases of monkeypox

Since the beginning of the alert, the Canary Islands have recorded 136 positives and four cases under study, all suspicious

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands notifies
two new cases Y
three in monkeypox study since yesterday. Therefore, from the beginning of the declaration of the health alert there is
136 confirmed casesof which 83 were detected in Gran Canaria, 47 in Tenerife, four in Fuerteventura, one in La Palma and another in Lanzarote.

All active 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:


136 confirmed cases83 in Gran Canaria, 47 in Tenerife, four in Fuerteventura, one in La Palma and one in Lanzarote.


Four suspected casespending confirmation, two notified in Tenerife and two 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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