The Canary Islands add twelve deaths from covid and 1,881 cases in three days

A health worker shows the swab with which she takes the sample for the PCR test. / Arcadio Suarez

The archipelago registers 1,881 new positives among those over 60 years of age, and the number of people admitted with the virus now totals 372

The
Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islandsfollowing the new indicators included in the COVID-19 Surveillance and Control Strategy, has reported that they have registered
12 deaths in the last three days, nine notified in Gran Canaria and three in Tenerife. All the people, aged between 68 and 95 years, had previous pathologies and were hospitalized.

On the other hand, since the last data update last Tuesday, they have been registered in the archipelago
1,881 new positives among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Darias recommends wearing a mask again due to the rebound of covid

Therefore, the accumulated number of coronavirus cases among this group amounts to 79,386 people in the Canary Islands. Thus, the
Cumulative Incidence for this age group at 14 days it stands at 1,233.36 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at 7 days at 677.96.

Currently, in the Archipelago there are
372 people admitted with coronavirus, of which 17 are in the ICU and the rest, 355, on the ward.

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