In total, and since the beginning of the alert, the Canary Islands register 46 positives and ten are under study
Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that in the last 24 hours
no new cases of monkeypox have been reported. Therefore, from the beginning of the declaration of the health alert there is
46 confirmed casesof which 33 were detected in Gran Canaria and 13 in Tenerife.
All cases are having mild symptoms and remain in home isolation receiving follow-up from Primary Care.
Thus, the confirmed and notified cases in the Canary Islands since the beginning of the alert and until today are as follows:
– 46 confirmed cases33 in Gran Canaria and thirteen in Tenerife.
– Nine probable casespending confirmation, five notified in Gran Canaria and four in Tenerife.
– A suspicious casepending confirmation, registered in Gran Canaria.
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.