Canary Islands: 20 days without a coronavirus death
The Canary Islands have now gone 20 days without any deaths from coronavirus.
Also, there are only two people still in hospital recovering
from the disesse. Both of them are in Gran Canaria, one of them being in the
New figures from the Ministry of Health of the Canary
Islands Government show that since the start of the pandemic on March 13th, the
total number of deaths is 162.
The number of cases since the start of the pandemic is
2,444, while the number of patients cured increased to 2,222.
Tenerife had 1,504 diagnoses among its residents, 110
deceased, 1,387 discharges and seven active cases; Gran Canaria follows with
609 diagnosed residents, 39 deceased, 561 discharges and nine people still ill;
La Palma, 107 diagnosed, seven deceased, 100 discharges and no active case;
Lanzarote, 85 positive residents, six deceased, 79 discharges and no patients;
and without dead Fuerteventura, with 85 cases, 47 discharges and 38 active
cases; La Gomera, eight cases and eight discharges and El Hierro, three cases
and three discharges.
Regarding the number of diagnostic tests, to date 152,606 PCR
(Polymerase Chain Reaction) tests have been carried out for the diagnosis of
In the age distribution of the 162 deceased, the group of
over 80, which claimed 76 deaths, followed by 70-79, with 47; that of 60-69,
with 22; that of 50-59, with ten; that of 30-39, with four; and that of 40-49,