Four dead and 259 new cases of covid in the Canary Islands



The Canary Islands continue to rise registering 259 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, so that the total number of accumulated cases rises to 45,757 in the archipelago, while they have been counted four deaths –three in Gran Canaria and one in Fuerteventura– which raises the deaths to 658, according to the data presented by the Ministry of Health of the regional government after 2:00 p.m. The four deceased are a 77-year-old woman and two 88 and 77-year-old men in Gran Canaria, and a 64-year-old man in Fuerteventura. All had previous pathologies and were in hospital admission.

Thus, of the total accumulated cases in the Canary Islands, 4,067 are active (-47), of which 77 are admitted to the ICU (-1), 292 remain hospitalized (-5) and 3,698 are at home (-41). In addition, people who have overcome the disease reach 41,032 after receiving 302 medical discharge.

Regarding the Accumulated Incidence (AI) in the Canary Islands, after 7 days it rises to 70.04 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and after 14 days it rises to 138.01 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Also, so far a total of 945,601 PCR tests have been carried out on the islands, of which 49,890 have been positive, representing 5.28 percent.

By islands, Tenerife adds 120 new infections and accumulates 19,330 cases, of which 2,145 are epidemiologically active (-2), 366 people have died and 16,819 have received medical discharge; Gran Canaria has 18,849 accumulated cases (+122), of which 1,579 are active (-5), 225 have died (+3) and 17,045 have overcome the disease.

Lanzarote, for its part, accumulates 4,594 cases (+3), of which 67 are active (-23), 47 people died and 4,480 overcame the virus; Fuerteventura has 2,008 accumulated cases (+12), of which 260 are active (-14), nine died (+1) and 1,739 people received medical discharge.

La Palma, for its part, accumulates 454 cases (+2), of which 15 remain active, six died and 433 overcame the virus; El Hierro does not add new cases and maintains its accumulated at 300, currently having no active cases, four people have died and 296 have received medical discharge.

Finally, La Gomera also maintains its accumulated in 222, of which one case remains active, records one death and 220 people have received medical discharge.

To date, a total of 945,601 have been made PCR tests in the Islands, of which 3,134 correspond to the last 24 hours.

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