Four deaths from covid in the last four days, in the Canary Islands

In the archipelago there are 99 people admitted for coronavirus, of which five are in the ICU and 94 on the ward

The
Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islandsfollowing the new indicators included in the Covid Surveillance and Control Strategy, agreed by the Ministry of Health with the autonomous communities, reports that since the last data update last Friday they have been counted in the archipelago
190 new positives in covid among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Therefore, the accumulated number of coronavirus cases among this group amounts to
in the Canary Islands to 96,304 people. Thus, the Cumulative Incidence for this age group at 14 days stands at 206.13 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at 7 days at 94.28.

Currently, in the archipelago there are
99 people admitted for coronavirus, of which five are in the ICU and the rest, 94, on the ward. On the other hand, in the last four days there have been
four deathsof which two were reported in Gran Canaria, one in Tenerife and the other in La Palma, aged between 66 and 89. All the people had previous pathologies and were hospitalized.

Healthcare capacity

The Ministry of Health reports that since last August 12, and in compliance with the Resolution of August 5 of the General Directorate of Public Health of the Ministry of Health, in the calculation of beds occupied by patients with covid-19, it is taken into account the number of beds occupied by patients with pneumonia or acute respiratory infection or another pathology that is considered to be attributable to a SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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