Coronavirus update: Only 135 new cases, the lowest daily increase since end of August

2020/09/16 07:57:37 Written by Canarian Weekly National

Tuesday 15th September:
There were 135 new cases detected, of these 71 are in Gran Canaria, 40 in Tenerife, 16 in Lanzarote, 7 in Fuerteventura, and 1 in La Gomera.

135 new cases is the lowest figure since the 18th of August in the daily detection of cases. This data comes after a continuous drop in new cases during the last week, in which they had stabilized below 250 new daily positives, with a reproductive number (R0) below 1, a primary objective to contain the pandemic.
Currently, this number is at 0.8 in the entire Archipelago, a figure that reached 3 in the first weeks of August, and even 5 in the first wave of the pandemic.

Deaths have now passed the 200 mark in the Islands after 4 more were registered, with only the second one in Fuerteventura since this began.

According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health the Canary Islands now has:
Deaths: 4 (3 in Gran Canaria, 1 in Fuerteventura)
Total deaths: 202
New cases: 135
Total cases: 10,999
Discharges in last 24 hours: 257
Total discharges: 4,269
Active cases: 6,528

Of the active cases: 6,267 are at home/isolation, 209 are in hospital wards, and 52 are in Intensive Care.

Total cases by islands are as follows:
6,241 in Gran Canaria;
3,070 in Tenerife;
971 in Lanzarote;
476 in Fuerteventura;
172 in La Palma;
45 in El Hierro;
24 in La Gomera.

Active cases by islands are as follows:
4,615 in Gran Canaria;
1,289 in Tenerife;
418 in Lanzarote;
153 in Fuerteventura;
28 in La Palma;
13 in La Gomera;
12 in El Hierro.

Municipalities with most current active cases:
3,830 in Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)
704 in Santa Cruz (Tenerife)
383 in Arrecife (Lanzarote)
286 in La Laguna (Tenerife)
170 in Santa Lucia de Tirajana (Gran Canaria)
163 in Telde (Gran Canaria)
112 in Puerto del Rosario (Fuerteventura)
89 in San Bartolome de Tirajana (Gran Canaria)
73 in Ingenio (Gran Canaria)
58 in Arona (Tenerife)
40 in Adeje (Tenerife)
39 in Granadilla de Abona (Tenerife)
21 in Guia de Isora (Tenerife)
6 in San Miguel de Abona (Tenerife)

Total discharges by islands are as follows:
1,661 in Tenerife;
1,560 in Gran Canaria;
545 in Lanzarote;
321 in Fuerteventura;
138 in La Palma;
33 in El Hierro;
11 in La Gomera.

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

Deaths by age group:
Over 80: 99 deaths
70-79: 55 deaths
60-69: 27 deaths
50-59: 12 deaths
40-49: 4 deaths
30-39: 4 deaths
20-29: 1 deaths

Source: Ministry of Health (Gobcan Sanidad)