Contagions drop in the Canary Islands, which registers twelve deaths from Covid-19



The Canary Islands continue the downward trend in positives for the third consecutive day in their fight to break the curve of the sixth wave of the pandemic adding this Friday, January 28, 1,838 new cases of Covid-19 - that they represent 961 less than last Friday -January 21- that raise the total from the start of the pandemic to 253,797 affected by the pandemic.

Despite this, the average number of deaths and the death of 12 people has been reported in the Canary Islands: 7 in Gran Canaria and 5 Tenerife. With these data compiled in the last few hours by the Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islandsrises to 1,384 deaths since the start of the pandemic. Of the total number of deceased, 11 were between the ages of 67 and 96, the remaining person was 37 years old.. All had previous pathologies, except two of the cases with 67 and 82 years.

The total accumulated cases in the Canary Islands it is 253,797 with 101,035 active, of which 90 are admitted to the ICU (three less than yesterday) and 635 remain hospitalized (18 more than the previous day).

The archipelago also records this Friday in the last hours 1,011 epidemiological discharges.

Data by islands: Gran Canaria registers 918 infections; Tenerife add 596; Lanzarote 81; Fuerteventura 119; La Palma 100; La Gomera adds 11 new cases and El Hierro 13

for islands, Gran Canaria it has 93,463 accumulated cases, 918 more than the previous day and 41,899 active; Tenerife adds 596 cases with a total of 119,116 accumulated cases and 46,652 epidemiologically active cases.

Lanzarote adds 81 new cases with 17,993 accumulated and 4,814 epidemiologically active; Fuerteventura it has 12,384 accumulated cases, with 119 new cases and 6,171 active ones. La Palma adds 100 new positives, so it has 7,921 accumulated and 1,145 active.

La Gomera adds 11 new cases, so it has 1,457 accumulated and its assets are 136 and El Hierro adds 13 new positives, so its accumulated are 1,463 and it has 218 active cases.

The Cumulative Incidence at 7 days in the Canary Islands it stands at 589.38 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and after 14 days at 1,776.77 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Until today, a total of 3,078,358 diagnostic tests in the Islands, of which 8,937 correspond to yesterday

Infections decrease in students and teachers

The active infections by covid-19 in non-university education centers in the Canary Islands they keep going backwards and at this time they affect 4.4% of teachers and 3.4% of students in these educational stages.

According to the statistics of the Ministry of Education updated with data from yesterday, Thursday, in the islands' schools, institutes and FP centers there are 13,140 active infections, 521 less than in the previous count.

Of that total number, 11,759 correspond to students, 446 less than the last count, and 1,381 teachers, 74 less.

Quarantine classrooms have also dropped in the last 24 hours: 134, six less than the previous count



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