The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands notifies today 126 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19. The total accumulated cases in the Canary Islands is 19,014 with 4,154 assets, of which 39 are admitted to ICU Y 200 remain hospitalized. In the last 24 hours you have to mourn the death of a person. The Accumulated Incidence at 7 days in the Canary Islands stands at 40.4 and at 14 days at 82.1.
By islands, Gran Canaria today adds 35 cases with a total of 9,046 accumulated cases and 1,434 active cases epidemiologically; Tenerife has 7,443 accumulated cases, 84 more than the day before and 2,593 assets. Lanzarote adds 2 new cases with 1,327 accumulated and 56 epidemiologically active; Fuerteventura It has 832 accumulated cases with 5 more cases than the previous day and 59 active. La Palma it does not have any new cases and has 201 accumulated and 5 active cases; La Gomera Nor does it register new cases, remaining at 98 accumulated and 6 active. For its part, El Hierro without new cases, it maintains its accumulated at 67 and 1 active.
To date, a total of 543,848 PCR tests have been carried out in the Islands, of which 3,826 correspond to yesterday.
Red traffic light and new restrictions in Tenerife
The Ministry of Health has updated this Friday the restrictive measures in the islands based on their accumulated incidence, so that Tenerife continues, as it was until now, at a red light until November 27, while the rest of the islands are in green traffic light by keeping your data below the criteria set to determine high incidence.
According to the report of the General Directorate of Public Health, the island of Tenerife, with a cumulative incidence in 7 days of 60.58 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, continues to be an island with a high level of transmission, which is why the specific measures until November 20.
Faced with the greater number of new daily cases and the gradual increase in new infections in Tenerife, the Government of the Canary Islands approved a series of exceptional and restrictive measures to contain the curve of infections on the Island and that affect both the family environment and mobility and work, educational, leisure and restaurant activities, as well as cultural and sporting events.
Thus, as published by the BOC today, among others, the maximum number of people in family gatherings is reduced from 10 to 6, in spaces for public or private use, closed or outdoors, except in the case of cohabitants .
It is also recommended not to leave the home except as necessary, as well as to avoid closed spaces in which activities incompatible with the use of a mask or in which many people attend. For those at risk who cannot use the mask, the prohibition to attend mass events and events is extended.
Likewise, smoking is prohibited in entertainment, leisure, hotel and restaurant venues, including terraces, as well as the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on public roads.
In the field of hotel and catering, the complete closure of establishments is brought forward at 11:00 p.m. and the allowed capacity is reduced: a third of the authorized capacity inside the premises and 50% on the terraces, with two Maximum people at the bar and with a distance of two meters between groups with physical signage, 6 people per table and with a distance of at least two meters between adjacent chairs and tables. The collection service of food and drinks on the premises and delivery to your home is allowed.
These restrictions will be in effect for the next 14 days, as stated in the BOC.
Regarding the outbreak of COVID-19 in the residence of the elderly in Vistabella (San Pancracio), in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, reported last Saturday there have been no new cases, no deaths, or hospitalizations, so the outbreak was keeps stable and controlled.