The third dose to those over 70 years old keeps the vaccination centers open

Although almost 83% of the population over 12 years of age has been immunized with the full schedule, the vaccination teams continue to work in the spaces set up in the different municipalities, although the schedules have been adapted to the demand. In the case of Gran Canaria, the vaccination points are, from Monday to Sunday, Infecar and Expomeloneras, both from 9.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. Likewise, from Monday to Friday, the vaccination points of the Negrín Hospital are operational from 11:00 to 14:30; the Insular-Maternal-Infant Hospital Complex from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm; and the Juan Vega Mateos sports center (Gáldar) from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; as well as the health centers of El Calero from 9.30 a.m. to 10.15 p.m., Escaleritas from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Miller Bajo from 8 a.m. to 9.30 a.m., Arguineguín (Mogán) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., San Gregorio from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Teror from 9.00-13.00 hours. As for the Doctoral Tent that covers the Doctoral and Neighborhood areas, it opens on Mondays from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

In Tenerife, from Monday to Sunday and from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. operate the Fairgrounds and the Magma Art and Congress Center (Adeje). While from Monday to Friday they can go to the University Hospital of the Canary Islands from 8.30 to 14.30, to the Casa del Emprendedor de Los Realejos on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8.30 to 14.00, on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 13.30 to 19.00, and alternate Fridays from morning or afternoon.

The decline in active cases continues to stand at 926 of which 802 are in their homes


Regarding the epidemiological evolution in the Islands, the Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands quantified 58 new infections yesterday, of which Gran Canaria registered 23, Tenerife 20, Lanzarote nine, Fuerteventura four, La Palma and El Hierro one, and La Gomera none. The total number of accumulated cases since the pandemic began amounts to 95,502.

This Thursday the death of two women in Tenerife, 78 and 29 years old, both with previous pathologies and remained admitted to the hospital, so that the number of fatalities as a result of the pandemic in the Archipelago amounts to 993.

One more day the active cases have fallen, which stand at 926, of which 802 are at home and 124 hospitalized, 26 in the ICU and 98 in the ward.

Fuerteventura remains at level 2 until it consolidates the drop in its transmission indicators


The Government of the Canary Islands decided yesterday, after the improvement of its health indicators, to lower Tenerife to alert level 1; while the rest of the Islands remain in the same: Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro in the 1; and Fuerteventura in the 2nd one more week, until it consolidates the drop in its transmission indicators, percentage of positive diagnostic tests and traceability.

The median age of income drops to 52 years

The number of conventional beds occupied in hospitals by Covid-19 patients has decreased by around 28.3% compared to the previous week, with an average of 91 daily beds occupied. In all the islands, the healthcare pressure indicators are at a very low risk level, while the number of occupied ICU beds consolidates the decline that began six weeks ago. A relevant fact is that the average age of people hospitalized for Covid in the last 14 days is 52 and a half years, with a decrease of 19.5 years compared to the previous evaluation. Between September 29 and October 5, 446 new cases of Covid-19 were notified in the Canary Islands, which represents a decrease of 22% compared to the previous week in the whole of the Islands. The cumulative incidence at 7 days has decreased by 8.2%, in accordance with the decrease in the number of cases; and the 14-day AI by 12%, which is why the Canary Islands are below the country’s average in both AIs and in seventh position in the national ranking. MJH


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