Fourth day in row without cornavirus deaths in Canaries
The Canary Islands have registered the fourth consecutive day without a death from coronavirus, health chiefs have reported.
There is also a positive evolution in active cases. Since
deaths began on March 13, 161 people have died in the Canary Islands after
contracting COVID-19 and this Friday there are only 132 sick people in the
entire archipelago, 16 fewer than Thursday. Of these, at least 129 receive
assistance at home.
The infection count since the start of the pandemic stands
The most affected island is still Tenerife, which has 1,474
diagnosed cases among its residents, 110 deceased, 1,293 discharges and 71
active cases; Gran Canaria follows with 586 diagnosed residents, 38 deceased,
510 discharges and 38 people still ill; La Palma, 100 diagnosed, six deceased,
86 discharges and eight active cases; Lanzarote, 84 positive residents, six
deceased, 75 discharges and three sick; and without any deaths, Fuerteventura,
with 46 cases, 45 discharges and one active case; La Gomera, eight cases and
eight discharges and El Hierro, three cases and three discharges.
As of8pm on Wednesday, the Canary Islands Health Service had
found 236 suspected cases, according to the new protocol that considers
suspicious “any person with a clinical picture of acute respiratory
infection of sudden onset of any severity, among others, with fever, cough, or
feeling of shortness of breath. “
The Ministry of Health has stopped offering the accumulated
data on hospital admissions and people in the ICU to detail the people who
remain hospitalised. Thus,there are 24 admitted, of which five are in the ICU,
without changes on the previous day. The rest of the active cases receive
assistance at their homes.
Regarding the number of diagnostic tests, up to this
Wednesday 113,080 PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) tests had been carried out
for the diagnosis of Covid-19.
In the distribution by age of the 161 deceased until this
Thursday, the Ministry has chosen to unify the group of 80-89 years and that of
more than 90 in one called more than 80, which has claimed 76 deaths, followed
by 70 -79, with 47; that of 60-69, with 21; that of 50-59, with ten; that of
30-39, with four; and that of 40-49, with three.