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“Steady decline” in new Covid cases in Canaries 

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands notified 105 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 as of Saturday, September 11th. 

The total accumulated cases in the Canary Islands is 93,363 with 6,157 active, of which 58 are admitted to the ICU and 257 remain hospitalised. For the third consecutive day, no deaths have been reported in the Canary Islands from COVID-19.

The Accumulated Incidence at 7 days in the Canary Islands stands at 35.48 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at 14 days at 83.78 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

By islands, Tenerife added 40 cases with a total of 44,821 accumulated cases and 2,232 epidemiologically active cases; Gran Canaria has 35,718 accumulated cases, 42 more than the previous day and 3,624 active. Lanzarote adds eleven new cases with 6,667 accumulated and 52 epidemiologically active; Fuerteventura has 4,215 accumulated cases with 12 more cases than the previous day and 226 active. La Palma does not add new cases and has 1,088 accumulated and nine active cases; El Hierro does not register new positives either, so its accumulated are 452.. For its part, La Gomera does not add new cases, so there are 401 accumulated and seven active.

The data reported represents a decrease of 26 positives compared to last Saturday, when 131 new infections were reported. In the last 40 days there has been a steady decline in the number of cases. To date, a total of 2,052,196 diagnostic tests have been carried out in the Islands, of which 4,384 correspond to September 10th.