The Canary Islands add this Wednesday, January 26, with the islands of Gran Canaria Y La Palma at covid alert level 4 next to Tenerife 2,327 new cases of Covid-19- that they represent 2,219 less than last Wednesday -January 19- and that raise the total from the start of the pandemic to 1,368.
In addition, the Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands who have died in the last few hours 15 people with Covid in the Canary Islands, nine men and six women, aged between 59 and 93 years. Of the total number of deceased, nine were recorded in Tenerife and six in Gran Canaria, all of whom had previous pathologies and were hospitalized. The case of death reported yesterday in La Palma pending validation by Public Health, was not confirmed.
According to the data collected in the last hours, they are especially concentrated in the two capital islands. With this figure, the total number of cases accumulated since the start of the pandemic rises to a total of 249,952 positive, of which 99,100 remain epidemiologically active, of which 94 admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (seven more in 24 hours), 611 are in the hospital ward (10 less than yesterday) and 98,395 are under home treatment. The archipelago scores in the last hours 1,448 epidemiological discharges.
Tenerife adds 944 infections; Gran Canaria 915; Lancelot 126; Fuerteventura 137; La Palma 160, El Hierro 36 and La Gomera 9
for islands, Tenerife It is the one that registers the highest number of infections: 944 on the last day, which means that it has 45,924 active and 117,875 since January 2020. For its part, Gran Canaria adds up to 915. With them, the number of cases registered throughout the pandemic rises to 117,875, and ones 40,434 remain epidemiologically active.
In Lanzarote, the number of new cases is 126 and currently has 5,149 active. In Fuerteventura, the pandemic has resulted in a total of 12,138 cases, of which 137 have been diagnosed in the last 24 hours.
In the non-capital islands of the western province, the highest number of infections still located in La Palma, which today totals 160 cases and reaches the 7694 since the beginning of the health crisis, of the 1,348 remain active. La Gomera adds 9 diagnoses, which raises the number of active patients to 1436, while El Hierro registers 36 new cases and reaches 1410 diagnoses from the beginning of the pandemic.
The Cumulative Incidence at 7 days in the Canary Islands It stands at 505.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at 14 days in the 1,884.66 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. To date, a total of 3,060,210 diagnostic tests have been carried out on the Islands, of which 10,423 correspond to yesterday.
To date, a total of 3,060,210 diagnostic tests have been carried out on the Islands, of which 10,423 correspond to yesterday.
Lowering active cases in schools
The active cases of covid-19 in the non-university educational centers in the Canary Islands They maintain their downward trend for the second consecutive day, with 326 fewer patients from Monday to Tuesday among students and teachers, a drop of 2.27 percent, according to data from the Ministry of Education.
If on Monday there were a total of 14,376 active cases, 3.90 percent of the educational community, on Tuesday the number of patients was 14,050, 3.81 percent of the sum of students and teachers.
What has increased are the confined groups, which have gone from 113 on Monday, 0.67 percent of the total of the existing 16,911, to 129 on Tuesday, 0.76 percent.
Among the students of public, private and concerted educational centers, on Tuesday there were 12,523 active cases, 3.71 percent of the 337,810 students, a decrease of 275 compared to Monday.
The teachers sick with covid on Tuesday there were 1,527, 4.88 percent of the 31,265 teachers, 51 less than on Monday.
Canary Islands doubles in January those who died in December
With a few days to go before the end of the first month of 2022, the Canary Islands have doubled the number of deceased due to Covid-19 compared to last December, making it the deadliest month in the Islands since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Until this Tuesday, January 25, the Archipelago has registered 214 deaths, producing the daily record of deaths on January 15 with fifteen deceased, as reported by the Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands.
In recent days the progress of the sixth wave has made the data recorded in January double that of December 2021, which closed the year with 98 deaths. On the other hand, it exceeds in mortality the data collected a year ago, in January 2021, which until now had been the month with the worst record in number of deaths with 115.