Health registers four confirmed cases and one in study of monkeypox since yesterday

Since the beginning of the alert, the Canary Islands have registered a total of 66 positives and five are under study, of which one case is probable and four are suspected.

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands records
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one in studio for possible diagnosis of monkeypox since yesterday. Therefore, since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert there have been 66 confirmed cases, of which 43 were detected in Gran Canaria and 23 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:

66 confirmed cases43 in Gran Canaria and 23 in Tenerife.

a likely casepending confirmation, notified in Gran Canaria.

Four suspected casespending confirmation, two registered in Gran Canaria, one in Tenerife and one in Lanzarote.

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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