Health notifies seven new cases of monkeypox and nine under study

26 cases have been detected in Gran Canaria and 17 in Tenerife. / ef

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

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands
reports seven new cases and nine under study for possible diagnosis of monkeypox since yesterday. Therefore, from the beginning of the declaration of the health alert there is
53 confirmed casesof which 36 were detected in Gran Canaria and 17 in Tenerife.

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

Confirmed and reported cases

  • 53 confirmed cases, 36 in Gran Canaria and 17 in Tenerife

  • 10 probable cases, pending confirmation, six notified in Gran Canaria and four in Tenerife.

  • A suspicious case, pending 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.

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