Coronavirus update: 52 days NO deaths, 186 active cases

2020/08/06 09:25:54 Written by Canarian Weekly National

Wednesday 5th August:
The Canary Islands currently have 14 active coronavirus outbreaks on the Islands, representing 151 activecases, 75 of these correspond to migrants who arrived in the Islands by patera.

In addition, there are 475 more people in follow-up for having had direct contact with one of those infected in these cases.

Of the 14 active outbreaks in the Archipelago, five correspond to the arrival of different boats, three are the result of family reunions, three are mixed (family-social-work), two social and one health centre.

By islands, six outbreaks correspond to Tenerife, another six to Gran Canaria, one to Lanzarote, and one to Fuerteventura.

Both the Canarian Executive and the Government Delegation want to emphasise that, to date, there has not been a single case of coronavirus transmission by the occupants of a patera to anyone outside of the group they arrived with.

According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health the Canary Islands now has:

Deaths: 0 for 52 days
Total deaths: 162
New cases: 20
Total cases: 2,711
Discharges in last 24 hours: 0
Total discharges: 2,363
Active cases: 186

Of the active cases: 170 are at home/isolation, 15 are in hospital wards, and 1 is in Intensive Care.