The Canary Islands register one more case of monkeypox and there are already 117

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All confirmed positives are having mild symptoms. There are eight cases pending confirmation

EFE The Gran Canarian palms

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports one new case and two under study of monkeypox since yesterday.

Therefore, since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert, there have been 117 confirmed cases, of which 77 were detected in
Gran Canaria37 in
Tenerife and three in
Fuerteventurareports this Wednesday Health in a statement.

All active cases are having mild symptoms and remain in home isolation receiving follow-up from Primary Care.

There are also two probable cases, pending confirmation, one notified in Gran Canaria and the other in Fuerteventura; and six suspected cases, pending confirmation, three notified in Gran Canaria, two in Tenerife and one in Fuerteventura.

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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