The Canary Islands registers 80 patients hospitalized by Covid, the lowest figure of the year

According to data provided by the Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands, the average age of people hospitalized for the infection in the last two weeks is 61.5 years, with an increase of 3.5 years compared to the previous evaluation ; and one hundred percent of those admitted to the ICU during that period did not have a complete vaccination schedule.

The average age of people hospitalized for the virus on the islands is 61.5 years


Health reported 82 new coronavirus infections yesterday, so that the total accumulated in the Islands since the start of the pandemic amounts to 96,542, and the number of medical discharges is 94,685, so that 98% of the people diagnosed with Covid-19 have overcome the infection.

In total there are 853 active cases, of which 773 -90% – are isolated at home, with mild or asymptomatic symptoms.

98% of those diagnosed during the pandemic have overcome the infection


In the last 24 hours, the death of an 83-year-old man has been reported in Tenerife, who suffered from previous pathologies and remained admitted to the hospital. With this death, there are already 1,004 people who have lost their lives in the Archipelago as a result of the pandemic, 19 so far this month.


The accumulated incidence rises slightly at 7 days in the Canary Islands, after standing yesterday at 23.35 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, compared to 21.78 on Friday; and after 14 days it is 38.7 cases per 100,000 inhabitants compared to the 38.14 cases of the previous day.

Tenerife added this Saturday 45 infections and 364 active cases; while Gran Canaria counted 25 new cases of coronavirus and 325 active ones. Lanzarote, with five more than the previous day, has 91 active; Fuerteventura also diagnosed five more positives and has 67 active. La Palma has two new cases and three assets; and El Hierro and La Gomera do not register new infections, so they have one and two active cases, respectively.

The SCS has carried out 2,223,806 PCR tests for the diagnosis of the virus -4,232 on Friday-, of which 127,091 have been positive, which represents 5.72%.

Positive tests

Of the 2,223,806 PCR tests carried out by the SCS since the pandemic began for the diagnosis of Covid-19, 127,091 have been positive, which represents 5.72%.

Patients at home

The Archipelago yesterday recorded a total of 853 active cases of coronavirus, of which 773 -90% – are isolated in their homes, with mild or asymptomatic symptoms.


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