The Canary Islands add two deaths and 159 new infections in the last 24 hours

Also, as reported the Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands, in the last hours they have been notified two deaths in the Islands, a 76-year-old man in Tenerife and a 75-year-old woman in Gran Canaria. Both had previous pathologies and were admitted to the hospital.

The Accumulated Incidence at 7 days in the Canary Islands stands at 49.31 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and after 14 days in 80.42 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. As of yesterday, a total of 2,305,103 PCR tests have been carried out in the Islands, of which 5,082 correspond to Friday.

The PP asks to retake controls in ports and airports to avoid a possible sixth wave


By islands, Tenerife added 74 cases in the last day with a total of 47,171 accumulated cases and 813 epidemiologically active cases; Gran Canaria has 37,728 accumulated cases, 43 more than the previous day and 628 active. Lanzarote adds 18 new cases with 7,238 accumulated and 101 epidemiologically active; Fuerteventura has 4,733 accumulated cases with 22 more cases than the previous day and 166 active.

La Palma has two new positives and has 1,159 accumulated and 20 active cases; El Hierro does not register new cases, remaining at 468 accumulated and one asset. For its part, La Gomera does not register new cases either, so it has 439 accumulated and 22 active.

The Popular Party (PP) asked yesterday that sanitary controls be recovered in Canarian ports and airports in order to avoid a sixth wave of the coronavirus pandemic that, in its opinion, could ruin everything achieved so far.

Ponce points out that the Canary Islands is the region with the most Covid cases imported from other countries


The deputy of the Popular group and parliamentary spokesman on Health, Miguel Ángel Ponce, assures in a statement that health controls in ports and airports must be recovered in the face of new variants, such as the delta plus, as well as the obligation to present in addition to the certificate covid, a negative antigen or PCR test for passengers coming from countries with low vaccination rates or high incidence of cases.

Ponce points out that the Canary Islands is the community with the most cases of covid-19 imported from other countries, 77 in the last 7 days.


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