40 to 49 year olds have added most Covid cases in the Canary Islands

2020/10/19 13:59:43 Written by Canarian Weekly National

The age group from 40 to 49 years is the one that has grown the most in cases of coronavirus in the Canary Islands in the third week of October (from October 12th to 18th) by adding 113 positives, reaching 2,769 cases among people of this age group.

Behind this is the age group between 50 and 59 years old, which has added a total of 99 positives in the same period, amounting to 2,290 cases, according to the statistical data of the Ministry of Health, and is followed very closely in terms of the increase in positive cases by 20 to 29 years old, and the 30 to 39 years old, which have added 98 and 95 new positives each respectively. The twenty-somethings still just about have the highest number of cases since the pandemic began with 2,832, while 2,712 cases were reached among people aged 30 to 39.

Regarding young people between 10 and 19 years old, there were 72 new positives (1,415 total cases), and the number of new positives is followed by the age range of 60 to 69 years with 58 more cases (1,511); while the age groups from 0 to 9 and from 70 to 79 years added 41 and 39 new positives, respectively, their totals rising to 680 in the first, and 957 cases in the second.

Finally, among people over 80 years old, 26 new positives were known in the Canary Islands in this third week of October, concluding on October 18th with 648 cases. Currently, the Canary Islands registers an accumulated 15,815 positives, of which 6,632 are active, of which 51 are admitted to ICU and 220 are hospitalized in wards.