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Coronavirus cases in Canaries: January 12th update 

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands announced 245 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 on January 12th. The total accumulated cases in the Canary Islands is 29,850 with 7,607 active, of which 59 are admitted to the ICU and 325 remain hospitalised. There were two new deaths.

The Accumulated Incidence (AI) at seven days in the Canary Islands is at 79.22 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and the AI ​​at 14 days is at 150.79 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.By islands, Tenerife has 14,422 accumulated cases, 54 more than the previous day, and 5,101 active; Gran Canaria adds 101 cases with a total of 11,616 accumulated cases and 1,858 active. Lanzarote adds 83 new cases with 2,010 accumulated; Fuerteventura has 1,162 accumulated cases adding six more in the last 24 hours. La Palma, with one more case, places its accumulated at 327; La Gomera did not register new cases, so its accumulated continue to be 207. Finally, El Hierro, which also does not add any case, remains with 106 accumulated.

To date, a total of 714,111 PCR tests have been carried out in the Islands, of which 3,169 correspond to the last 48 hours.Since the vaccination against COVID-19 began, 16,491 vaccines have been administered in the Canary Islands. In group I of vaccination, that is, users and workers of social health centes, vaccination reaches 72.2%, since 13,541 people have been vaccinated. For its part, in group II, first-line health workers, 2,950 vaccines have already been given, that is, 9.22% of people in this group.