Coronavirus tally in Canaries: end of February figures
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands registered 140 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 as of February 28th.
The total accumulated cases in the Canary Islands is 40,725
with 5,739 active, of which 83 are admitted to the ICU and 277 remain
hospitalised. In the previous 24 hours, three men aged 44, 74 and 88 years died
in Gran Canaria. The oldest deceased remained admitted to the hospital,
suffered from previous pathologies and had experienced a clinical worsening.
One of them was associated with a work-family outbreak and the other with a
family-social outbreak. The youngest deceased also remained hospitalised but
did not have underlying diseases and was associated with the outbreak reported
on the Hespérides ship.
The Accumulated Incidence at 7 days in the Canary Islands
stands at 55.35 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at 14 days at 103.84 cases
per 100,000 inhabitants.
By islands as of February 28th, Tenerife adds 56 cases with
a total of 17,027 accumulated cases and 2,353 epidemiologically active cases;
Gran Canaria has 16,689 accumulated cases, 65 more than the previous day and
2,871 active. Lanzarote adds eight new cases with 4,431 accumulated and 253
epidemiologically active; Fuerteventura has 1,673 accumulated cases with nine more
cases than the previous day and 208 active. La Palma adds two new cases and has
402 accumulated and 26 active cases; El Hierro does not add new cases, it
maintains its accumulated at 290 and 23 active. T
To date, a total of 871,598 PCR tests have been carried out
in the Islands, of which 2,449 correspond to February 27th.