November 28, 2020

The number of new infections in the Canary Islands is reduced to 167 and two more deaths are registered

Yesterday, a health worker carried out a PCR test at the Arrecife fairgrounds.

Yesterday, a health worker carried out a PCR test at the Arrecife fairgrounds.

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands notify today, Sunday, November 8, 167 new cases of Covid-19 coronavirus, which means 7 less than the previous day (174). The total accumulated cases in the Canary Islands is 18,457 with 5,199 active, of which 41 are admitted to the ICU and 171 remain hospitalized. In the last 24 hours you have to mourn the death of two people. The Accumulated Incidence at 7 days in the Canary Islands stands at 44.63 and at 14 days at 78.81.

By islands, Gran Canaria Today it adds 41 cases with a total of 8,900 accumulated cases and 1,784 epidemiologically active cases; Tenerife It has 67,088 accumulated cases, 113 more than the previous day and 3,258 active. Lanzarote adds 7 new cases with 1,309 accumulated and 75 epidemiologically active; Fuerteventura It has 803 accumulated cases with 5 more cases than the previous day and 71 active. La Palma adds 1 new case and has 198 accumulated and 4 active cases; La Gomera does not register new cases, remaining at 93 accumulated and 6 active, while El Hierro, also without new cases, maintains its accumulated at 66 and 1 active.

To date, a total of 514,559 PCR tests have been carried out in the Islands, of which 3,633 correspond to yesterday.

Call for responsibility and awareness

Given the continuous and progressive increase in cases of Covid-19 that is being registered in recent days, andEspecially in Tenerife, the Ministry of Health emphasizes the importance of following hygienic-sanitary recommendations to prevent infections.

So, remember that the Use of the mask, frequent hand hygiene, interpersonal distancing, cleaning and ventilation of the rooms are basic measures to avoid contagion and to stop the curve.

Finally, it also asks for collaboration and calls for the responsibility of the municipal authorities, especially those localities in Tenerife in which the coronavirus is currently having the most incidence, such as, for example, the municipalities of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, La Laguna, Adeje, Arona, Granadilla de Abona, La Orotava, Los Realejos and Tacoronte, since it is these population centers that are currently registering the most active cases.

The Ministry reminds these consistories of the importance of enforcing the current protection regulations against SARS-CoV-2, controlling, through their respective Local Police forces, the capacity and hours and the correct use of masks, among other measures.


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