The population between 30 and 59 years old accounts for 48% of the new cases in the Islands



The Archipelago added 243 cases of coronavirus yesterday, although 48.1% of these new pictures are concentrated in the population between 30 and 59 years old. This is reflected in the provisional data notified by the Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands. Taking care of the age groups, the one from 0 to 9 years old added 25 infections; the one from 10 to 19 years old 29; the one from 20 to 29 years 30; the one from 30 to 39 years 40; the one from 40 to 49 years 44; the one from 50 to 59 years 33; the one from 60 to 69 years 22; the one from 70 to 79 years 10; and that of people over 80 scored another ten.

Likewise, according to the department of the regional Executive, the region regretted this Wednesday two new deaths linked to the SARS-CoV-2 infection, which are pending to be validated by the General Directorate of Public Health. One of the deaths occurred in Gran Canaria and the other in Tenerife. Since the beginning of the health crisis, 1,057 people with Covid have died in the Archipelago.

Taking into account the new cases broken down by islands, Tenerife added 73 positive diagnoses in the condition to its statistics; Gran Canaria 101; Lanzarote 12; Fuerteventura 43; La Palma nine; La Gomera four; and El Hierro one.

It should be noted that in the Canary Islands there are already 5,439 patients suffering from the virus –133 more than in the previous 24 hours–. Most are in Gran Canaria, where 2,345 people suffer from the disease. Tenerife follows, with 2,195; Fuerteventura, with 578; Lanzarote, with 205; La Palma, with 92; La Gomera, with 22; and El Hierro, with two.

Most of the patients, specifically 5,179, experience the pathology at home. However, another 223 people are admitted to Covid plants – four more than those reported on Tuesday – and 37 in critical areas – the same number remains.

The good news comes from the highs. And it is that since the last balance, 108 new ones were issued, so the count of recovered already amounts to 99,827 in the Canary Islands, which translates into 93.9% of the total detections –106,329–.

Until Tuesday, health professionals had performed 2,455,489 diagnostic tests, of which 5,291 were performed during that day – 784 more than on Monday, Constitution Day.

The cumulative incidence in the last seven days stands at 113.97 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, which shows an increase of 11.07 points with respect to that reported on Wednesday, December 1. For its part, the indicator that corresponds to the accumulated in the last 14 days marks 218.48 clinical pictures on the same population count –32.58 points more–.

Regarding the progress in the vaccination campaign, it must be said that, until Monday, the nurses of the Canary Islands Health Service (SCS) had administered 217,247 booster doses. In addition, up to that moment, 1,670,467 inhabitants had completed the inoculation pattern, which represents 85.19% of the target population.

On the occasion of the festival celebrated yesterday at the national level, it will be today when the Ministry of Health communicates the total of new outbreaks found by the Archipelago in the last week. It should be remembered that last week 118 were notified, of which 55 occurred in Gran Canaria; 40 in Tenerife; 13 in Fuerteventura; eight in Lanzarote; and two on La Palma.

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