Covid update: Active cases go down again with only 110 new cases

2020/10/08 07:14:55 Written by Canarian Weekly National

Wednesday 7th October:
There were 110 new cases detected, of these 53 are in Tenerife, 43 are in Gran Canaria, 7 in Fuerteventura, 5 in Lanzarote, and 2 in El Hierro.

Again the number of medical discharges exceeded the number of new cases, meaning that the number of active cases has decreased again.
There were no Covid related deaths yesterday in the Canary Islands.

The Ministry of Health announced that they have detected 34 new outbreaks which are responsible for 242 infected people. 15 of the outbreaks are in Tenerife, 12 in Gran Canaria, four in Fuerteventura, two in Lanzarote and one in La Gomera.

Most are from family and social gatherings, then from work environments, with 2 in hospitals and 2 in education centres, and 1 from immigrant arrivals. In addition there are 27 other outbreaks that are still active and that were detected in previous weeks.

According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health the Canary Islands now has:
Deaths: 0
Total deaths: 240
New cases: 110
Total cases: 14,464
Discharges in last 24 hours: 181
Total discharges: 7,417
Active cases: 6,807

Of the active cases: 6,529 are at home/isolation, 214 are in hospital wards, and 64 are in Intensive Care.

Total cases by islands are as follows:
7,864 in Gran Canaria;
4,481 in Tenerife;
1,119 in Lanzarote;
692 in Fuerteventura;
184 in La Palma;
74 in La Gomera;
49 in El Hierro.

Active cases by islands are as follows:
4,021 in Gran Canaria;
2,460 in Tenerife;
166 in Fuerteventura;
107 in Lanzarote;
41 in La Gomera;
8 in La Palma;
3 in El Hierro.

Municipalities with most current active cases:
3,392 in Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)
1,191 in Santa Cruz (Tenerife)
669 in La Laguna (Tenerife)
146 in Santa Lucia de Tirajana (Gran Canaria)
132 in Puerto del Rosario (Fuerteventura)
114 in Telde (Gran Canaria)
101 in Arrecife (Lanzarote)
101 in San Bartolome de Tirajana (Gran Canaria)
70 in Granadilla de Abona (Tenerife)
69 in Arona (Tenerife)
63 in Adeje (Tenerife)
60 in Tacaronte (Tenerife)
51 in Ingenio (Gran Canaria)
38 San Sebastian (La Gomera)
26 in Guia de Isora (Tenerife)
13 in San Miguel de Abona (Tenerife)

Total discharges by islands are as follows:
3,747 in Gran Canaria;
1,894 in Tenerife;
1,003 in Lanzarote;
524 in Fuerteventura;
170 in La Palma;
46 in El Hierro;
33 in La Gomera.

The deaths by islands are as follows:
127 in Tenerife
96 in Gran Canaria;
9 in Lanzarote;
6 in La Palma;
2 in Fuerteventura;
0 in La Gomera;
0 in El Hierro.

Deaths by age group:
Over 80: 114 deaths
70-79: 67 deaths
60-69: 33 deaths
50-59: 14 deaths
40-49: 7 deaths
30-39: 4 deaths
20-29: 1 deaths

Source: Ministry of Health (Gobcan Sanidad)