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The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands confirms today 67 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19. The total of accumulated cases in Canary Islands It is 95,836 with 863 active, of which 23 are admitted to the ICU and 102 remain hospitalized. In the last hours, the death of a 79-year-old man has been reported in La Palma, who suffered from previous pathologies and remained admitted to the hospital.

The Accumulated Incidence at 7 days in the Canary Islands stands at 16.91 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at 14 days in the 37.45 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

By islands, Tenerife today adds 20 cases with a total of 45,831 accumulated cases and 444 epidemiologically active cases; Gran Canaria has 36,561 accumulated cases, 40 more than the previous day and 227 active. Lanzarote adds four new cases with 6,957 accumulated and 65 epidemiologically active; Fuerteventura has 4,505 accumulated cases, a new case, and 120 active ones. La Palma adds a new case and has 1,110 accumulated and two active cases; El Hierro does not register new positives, so its accumulated are 467 and its assets are four. For its part, La Gomera does not add cases, so its accumulated are 403 and it remains without active cases. In the calculation by islands, there is a missing case to be assigned, which will go up to the corresponding island once it is validated.

To date, a total of 2,182,116 diagnostic tests have been carried out in the Islands, of which 2,973 correspond to yesterday.


The Canary Islands are reporting 38 new outbreaks this week with 197 cases, of which 14 have occurred in Tenerife, eight in Gran Canaria, seven in Lanzarote, five in Fuerteventura and four in El Hierro.

By area in which they have occurred, 13 are in socially vulnerable groups, eight work, seven family, four social, three educational, two health and one social health.

In general, all outbreaks have fewer than 10 associated cases except for five outbreaks that exceed that number.


The outbreaks produced in socially vulnerable groups reported among people arriving in the Canary Islands in patera or cayucos are distributed by islands as follows: four in Lanzarote, four in Fuerteventura, four in El Hierro and one in Gran Canaria. Among them stand out, for exceeding 10 cases, one with 15 affected in Fuerteventura and two with 13 infected people each in Lanzarote and El Hierro.

The outbreaks reported in the family, social and work areas have, in general, between three and six associated cases, except for one work case that occurred in Tenerife, which has eight affected people.

The three educational outbreaks, all with family branches and reported in Primary Education, have occurred one in Tenerife and affects 10 people, one in Lanzarote with three cases and another in Tenerife with three cases.

As for the two health outbreaks, both with family branches, they have been reported in the Insular-Maternal-Infant University Hospital Complex. One of them, produced in a family meeting, has 11 affected people, of which four are professionals from the Neighborhood CAE, while the other outbreak has five associated cases, of which two are patients and one worker.

The socio-sanitary outbreak, with family ramifications, has been reported in the Santo Domingo Socio-Sanitary Center, in Tenerife, and affects 12 people.


10 old outbreaks are also being followed, some of which have grown in number of cases. Thus, there is a social / family one in Lanzarote that has 36 affected people, a socio-sanitary one with 24 cases in the Bonanza Residence in Tenerife, an educational one with 12 infected people in Fuerteventura and a work-related one with 10 cases produced in a company in the construction sector from Tenerife.

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