Coronavirus update: Over 50% of all active cases are in Gran Canaria

2020/08/11 08:22:44 Written by Canarian Weekly National

Monday 10th August:
There were 47 new cases detected, of these 31 are in Gran Canaria, 7 in Tenerife, 7 in Lanzarote, and 2 in La Palma.

Gran Canaria continues to be the worst off island with 63% of new cases in the last week in that island.

After being Covid free for 45 days, La Palma has 8 active cases and all have been imported by a group of friends who met for a holiday there: 5 from Gran Canaria, 2 from Madrid, and 1 from Barcelona.

In Tenerife there are now positive cases in all of the southern coastal municipalities of: Santiago del Teide, Guia de Isora, Adeje, Arona, San Miguel de Abona, Granadilla, and Arico; with more than 10 detected in both Adeje and Arona over the last two weeks.

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

Deaths: 0
Total deaths: 164
New cases: 47
Total cases: 2,959
Discharges in last 24 hours: 2
Total discharges: 2,374
Active cases: 421

Of the active cases: 396 are at home/isolation, 24 are in hospital wards, and 1 is in Intensive Care in Tenerife.

The split of the figures can vary slightly depending on whether they are recorded by place of residence, or where the case was recorded, ie where the person was when it happened, but the overall totals are still the same.
We use location of the case as the person is physically in that place, as they are a more accurate representation of the actual situation in each island.

Active cases by islands are as follows:
231 in Gran Canaria;
143 in Tenerife;
33 in Lanzarote;
8 in La Palma;
5 in Fuerteventura;
0 in La Gomera;
0 in El Hierro.

Total cases by islands are as follows:
1,761 in Tenerife;
831 in Gran Canaria;
117 in Lanzarote;
116 in Fuerteventura;
97 in La Palma;
8 in La Gomera;
1 in El Hierro.

Total discharges by islands are as follows:
1,502 in Tenerife;
587 in Gran Canaria;
111 in Fuerteventura;
86 in La Palma;
79 in Lanzarote;
8 in La Gomera;
1 in El Hierro.

The deaths by islands are as follows:
116 in Tenerife
40 in Gran Canaria;
5 in Lanzarote;
3 in La Palma;
0 in Fuerteventura;
0 in La Gomera;
0 in El Hierro.

Deaths by age group:
Over 80: 77 deaths
70-79: 47 deaths
60-69: 22 deaths
50-59: 11 deaths
40-49: 3 deaths
30-39: 4 deaths

Source: Ministry of Health (Gobcan Sanidad)