Canary Islands already has 96 cases of monkeypox

Canary Islands already has 96 cases of monkeypox

Health has reported two positives in the last 24 hours

EFE The Gran Canarian palms

The Ministry of Health has notified two new cases of monkeypox on the islands since yesterday without any new ones being studied, as reported this Thursday in a statement.

Health has indicated that there is a probable case pending confirmation that was notified in Gran Canaria and another suspect, still unconfirmed, also registered on the aforementioned island.

Since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert for this disease, there have been 96 confirmed cases on the islands, of which 65 were detected in
Great Canaryat, 29 in
Tenerife and two in
Fuerteventura.

All active cases present mild symptoms and remain in home isolation and are followed by Primary Care.

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.

A 7-month-old baby infected with monkeypox

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