Health registers 96 outbreaks in the last week in the Canary Islands


Health registers 96 outbreaks in the last week in the Canary Islands

Health registers 96 outbreaks in the last week in the Canary Islands
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The Ministry of Health of Canary Islands Government has registered this week 96 new outbreaks with 634 cases, of which 21 have required hospital admission and one person has died.

Of the 96 new outbreaks recorded, 48 have been produced in Gran Canaria, 44 in Tenerife, two in El Hierro, one in Fuerteventura and one in La Palma.

By area in which they have occurred, it should be noted that 54 are family outbreaks, 29 social, nine work, two educational, one hospital and one social health.

In general, all outbreaks have less than 10 associated cases, except for five from Gran Canaria, produced in the social sphere with 11, 12, 12, 13, and 17 cases each. In addition, another large outbreak has been reported with 21 cases among migrants in Tenerife.

It should also be noted that the majority of family outbreaks this week have occurred among non-cohabitants with several addresses associated with each outbreak.

As for the health outbreak, it has been reported at the Doctor Negrín University Hospital, with four people affected, three of them admitted to the center.

The educational outbreaks have been registered in two centers in Tenerife and Gran Canaria and affect three and four people, respectively.

The outbreak reported in Fuerteventura, with three people affected, has its origin in the celebration of a birthday.

In addition, 31 old outbreaks are still being monitored that are still open and that some of them have grown in number of cases. Among them, three work with family branches stand out: two in Gran Canaria with 55 and with 27 cases and another in Fuerteventura that already affects 36 people.

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