Coronavirus figures for Canaries: February 23rd update
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands confirms 159 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 as of February 23rd.
The total accumulated cases in the Canary Islands is 39,651
with 6,148 active, of which 85 are admitted to the ICU and 291 remain
hospitalised. There were three more deaths, men aged 80, 81 and 89 years,
one in Gran Canaria and two in Lanzarote. All of them suffered from
previous pathologies and had experienced clinical worsening.
The Accumulated Incidence at 7 days in the Canary Islands
stands at 47.83 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at 14 days at 108.71 cases
per 100,000 inhabitants.
By islands, Tenerife as of February 22nd had 60 cases with a
total of 16,618 accumulated cases and 2,244 epidemiologically active cases;
Gran Canaria has 16,242 accumulated cases, 78 more than the previous day and
3,416 active. Lanzarote adds 13 new cases with 4,352 accumulated and 308
epidemiologically active; Fuerteventura has 1,566 accumulated cases with seven
more cases than the previous day and 141 active. La Palma did not add new cases
and has 383 accumulated and 17 active cases; El Hierro adds a new case, so its
accumulated are 281 and its actiivesare 15 (13 migrants and two
indigenous), since one indigenous case has been registered and another has
risen to the statistics. Finally, La Gomera remains at 209 accumulated by not
registering new infections and its actives are two.
To date, a total of 855,185 PCR tests have been carried out
in the Islands, of which 2,245 correspond to February 21st.