In the Canary Islands, 900 admissions have been registered since January 31 and 1,075 epidemiological discharges
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands confirms a cumulative 2,187 cases of coronavirus COVID-19 since the beginning of this crisis and until the closing of the official statistics that are sent every day to the Ministry of Health at 8:00 p.m. the day before. . The same data shows that 900 people have required hospitalization and that, of these, 174 have done so in an ICU service.
Likewise, a total of 1,075 epidemiological discharges have been registered, confirming the continued growth in the number of recoveries with respect to the number of new infections; so that the intraday growth of the number of discharges (28) is higher than the intraday growth of new cases (9).
In addition, a cumulative total of 134 deaths has been registered; one of which took place after the closure of the epidemiological survey, so today’s data does not coincide, in one case, with the one sent last night to the Ministry. With regard to deaths, the largest affected group continues to be the elderly between 80 and 89 years of age. The number of health professionals infected by coronavirus COVID-19 is 563. The Canary Islands Health Service has 31,000 workers, which represents 1.8 percent of the total.
In total, the Canary Islands Health Service has carried out to date 56,633 PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) tests for the diagnosis of Covid-19, on 48,273 people.
Cases by islands
By islands, the one with the most accumulated cases is Tenerife, which has 1,394 cases; It is followed by Gran Canaria with 563 cases; La Palma, 89 cases; Lanzarote, 84 cases; Fuerteventura, 44 cases; La Gomera, 10 cases and El Hierro, 3 cases.
The deceased by islands are distributed as follows: 89 deceased in Tenerife; 6 on La Palma; 0 in La Gomera; 0 in El Hierro; 34 in Gran Canaria; 5 in Lanzarote and 0 in Fuerteventura**.
Deaths by age group
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The Ministry of Health reiterates the importance of maintaining confinement as much as possible to prevent the most vulnerable people from getting sick. This is the case of immunocompromised patients, diabetics, people with chronic cardiovascular disease, chronic lung disease, chronic kidney or neuromuscular disease or people with cancer.
This report includes all people diagnosed with COVID-19 (from now on, cases) by microbiological criteria (SARS-CoV-2 RNA detection by rt-PCR) in the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands up to 24: 00 hours on 04/06/2020.
The time window begins on January 28, the day before the first person with COVID-19 diagnosed in the Canary Islands started symptoms. Hospitalization is considered to be the assignment of a bed in a hospital center; Thus, care in emergency services without admission and hospitalizations at home are not considered hospitalizations as such.
**These data reflect a screening on the statistical data of the web platform that is based on health cards and declaration areas. So they do not always exactly match those linked on each island.
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