August 13, 2020

Coronavirus in the Canary Islands: 398 active cases of COVID-19 in the Canary Islands – La Provincia


The Canary Islands registers nine deaths of people with coronavirus after the data count carried out this Saturday at 8:00 p.m. by the Canary Islands Government Health Department. In total, the Archipelago registers an accumulated of 414 people infected since the pandemic of the coronavirus. From this computation, 398 cases are still active, nine people have died and seven have been discharged.

Of the most affected people, 150 have required hospitalization and 32 of them ICU bed or similar.

As for the deceased, seven are women and two are men, and five of them were in the age range of 80 to 89 years (three women and two men); one woman in the 70-79 age group and two women in the 60-69 age group. Only one person was in the range of 30 to 39. All the cases had previous pathologies.

By islands: Tenerife accumulates 262 cases; Gran Canaria, 119; Lanzarote, 9 Fuerteventura, 14; La Palma, 14; La Gomera, 3 and El Hierro, 2.

The two deceased on Saturday took place one in Gran canaria and another in Tenerife, which are added to the seven registered in previous days.

At 20.00 on Saturday they registered 66 more cases than Friday, when 348 cases had been counted.

First pregnant with coronavirus in the Canary Islands

In addition, among those infected there is a pregnant woman who remains admitted to the Insular University Hospital-Maternal and Child Hospital Complex from Gran Canaria after testing positive for coronavirus, although she is stable and her baby is in good condition, according to sources from the Canary Islands Government Health Department.

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