Four confirmed cases and ten under study of monkeypox since Friday in the Canary Islands

Since the beginning of the alert, the Canary Islands have registered 141 positive cases of monkeypox. / c7

In total, and since the beginning of the alert, the archipelago has registered 141 positives and eight cases under study, one probable and seven suspected.

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

The
Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands records
four new cases and ten in study of monkeypox since Friday. Therefore, from the beginning of the declaration of the health alert there is
141 confirmed cases, of which 84 were detected in Gran Canaria, 51 in Tenerife, four in Fuerteventura, one in La Palma and another in Lanzarote.

All active cases are having
mild symptomatology and remain in
home isolation receiving follow-up by Primary Care.

Confirmed cases in the Canary Islands since the start of the alert

Thus, the confirmed and notified cases in the Canary Islands since the beginning of the alert and until today are as follows:

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141 confirmed cases, 84 in Gran Canaria, 51 in Tenerife, four in Fuerteventura, one in La Palma and one in Lanzarote.

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A likely case pending confirmation, notified in Tenerife.

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Seven suspected cases, pending confirmation, three notified in Tenerife, two in Gran Canaria and two 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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