The islands maintain the levels of medium and low risk of health alert

The number of occupied ICU beds maintains the downward trend, decreasing by 27.1%. / EFE

Tenerife and Gran Canaria remain at level 2 and the rest at 1, while the number of occupied ICU beds decreases by 27.1%

CANARY ISLANDS The Gran Canarian palms

The Ministry of Health today updated the health alert levels after the epidemiological report of the
General Directorate of Public Healthcarried out in accordance with the new criteria of the Surveillance and Control Strategy for COVID-19 after the acute phase of the Pandemic, based on the indicators of use of care services.

According to this report, all the islands continue at the same level in which they were:
Tenerife and Gran Canaria at level 2, or medium risk, and Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro at level 1.

Indicators of use of health services, referring to the occupation of beds are fundamentally those that mark the severity caused by covid-19, and those that are taken into consideration to determine the level of health risk. In this way, five alert levels are established (from 0 to 4) that assess whether the situation is Controlled Traffic, which would be the lowest, or low, medium, high or very high risk.

care indicators, evolving favorably

Care indicators maintain a favorable evolution and the daily average of conventional hospital beds occupied by covid-19 patients remains with an average occupancy percentage for Tenerife and Gran Canaria, and low or in controlled circulation for the rest of the islands.

The seven-day Cumulative Incidence rate for those over 60 years of age decreases 12% compared to the previous week

Meanwhile, the number of occupied ICU beds maintains a downward trend,
decreasing by 27.1% compared to the previous evaluationr. The occupancy rate stands at 3%, controlled circulation throughout the Autonomous Community and on all the islands.

The occupancy rate of ICU beds per 100,000 inhabitants
remains at 0.8 ICU beds used per 100,000 inhabitants, in the last two weeks, in controlled circulation. Gran Canaria is at a low risk level for this indicator and the rest of the islands remain at a controlled circulation level.

In the Autonomous Community as a whole, the Accumulated Incidence rate at seven days for people over 60 years of age
down 12% compared to the previous week. All the islands are at medium risk, like the Community as a whole, except Fuerteventura, which remains at a low risk level and
ANDl Iron rising to high risk.

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