Canary Islands reports five new cases of monkeypox and eight under study

Since the beginning of the alert, the islands have recorded 123 positives and thirteen cases under study, of which three are probable and ten suspects.

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands notifies
five new cases Y
eight in studio of monkeypox since yesterday. Therefore, from the beginning of the declaration of the health alert there is
123 confirmed casesof which 78 were detected in Gran Canaria, 42 in Tenerife and three in Fuerteventura.

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:


123 confirmed cases78 in Gran Canaria, 42 in Tenerife and three in Fuerteventura.


Three probable casespending confirmation, one notified in Gran Canaria, one in Fuerteventura and another in La Palma.


Ten suspected casespending confirmation, four notified in Lanzarote, three in Tenerife, two in Fuerteventura and one in Gran Canaria.

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 they only present clinical criteria and in such case
suspected case.

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