The Canary Islands add two positives for monkeypox and already have six cases

Health has confirmed this Thursday two new infections in Gran Canaria and has notified another six under study

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has confirmed
Two new positive cases of monkeypox this Thursday of people residing in Gran Canaria whose samples have been analyzed at the National Center for Microbiology; this assumes that there is a total since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert
a total of six cases confirmed in the Canary Islands, three in Gran Canaria and three in Tenerife. From the analyzes carried out, one of the cases considered as suspicious has been ruled out.

Likewise, during this Thursday the Coordinating Center for Alerts and Emergencies of the Ministry of Health has been notified
six new cases of monkeypox for study.

Is about
five men and one woman that they are with favorable evolution and whose samples will be sent for study to the National Center of Microbiology.

Three of the cases have been classified as probable. for meeting the clinical and epidemiological criteria while the other three respond to suspected cases by presenting only clinical criteria. The six new cases under study reside in Gran Canaria.


Thus, the confirmed and notified cases in the Canary Islands since the beginning of the alert and until today, all males and with favorable evolution, are as follows:

six confirmed casesthree in Gran Canaria and three in Tenerife.

six probable cases pending confirmation,
detected in Gran Canaria.

Four suspected cases pending confirmation,
detected in Gran Canaria, except one in Fuerteventura.

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