The number of active cases in the Islands doubles in two weeks

Active Covid-19 cases on the Islands have risen 107% over the course of two weeks. In fact, on November 19, the Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands it estimated the total number of patients suffering from the condition at 2,173, while yesterday the count rose to 4,502. In the last day, the region added 494 infections, which represents the highest daily record since August 12, when the department of the regional Executive notified 529 new cases. In addition, the community yesterday regretted two deaths in Gran Canaria. The deceased, a 72-year-old man and an 86-year-old woman, suffered from previous pathologies and remained in hospital.


Cases in Gran Canaria

  • Gran Canaria yesterday added 205 clinical pictures of coronavirus to its statistics. Right now, on the island there are 1,904 people affected by the microorganism.

By islands, Tenerife added 204 clinical pictures; Gran Canaria 205; Lanzarote 25; Fuerteventura 42; La Palma 16; and La Gomera two. El Hierro, on the other hand, kept its general record unchanged by not registering new detections.

Right now, Tenerife is the island with the highest number of patients positive for SARS-CoV-2 infection, as it has 1,920 affected. Gran Canaria follows, with 1,904; Fuerteventura, with 398; Lanzarote, with 180; La Palma, with 79; La Gomera, with 20; and El Hierro, with one.

So far, 99,227 people have managed to overcome the pathology, which shows that in the 24 hours after the last balance they were issued 114 epidemiological discharges. However, in Canarian hospitals there are 212 patients with Covid admitted to the ward – five more than those reported on Thursday – and 39 in critical areas – two more.

Since the beginning of the health crisis, professionals have performed 2,426,935 diagnostic tests, of which 9,049 were performed on Thursday –794 more than on Wednesday–.


Cases in Tenerife

  • Tenerife added 204 pictures of Covid-19 this Friday, only one less than Gran Canaria. In total, there are 1,920 patients suffering from the virus in Tenerife, the highest number in the region.

The cumulative incidence has increased dramatically over the course of a week. Thus, the indicator that marks that of the last seven days stands at 115.44 cases per 100,000 inhabitants -28.03 points more than the previous Friday-, while the one that reflects that of the last 14 shows 205.01 tables –47.75 more points.


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