Canary Islands records three new confirmed cases of monkeypox


In total, and since the beginning of the alert, the islands have registered 25 positives and 10 under study

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands records
three confirmed cases and three under study for possible diagnosis of monkeypox since last Friday, of which two are probable and one is suspected. This means that there is a total since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert
25 confirmed casesof which
19 were detected in Gran Canaria and six 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:

– 25 confirmed cases19 in Gran Canaria and six in Tenerife.

– Five probable cases pending confirmation, four in Gran Canaria and one in Tenerife.

– Five suspected casespending confirmation, that three have been detected in Tenerife, one in Gran Canaria 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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