Covid update: Pub party causes an outbreak with 20 people infected

2020/11/19 07:48:41 Written by Canarian Weekly National

A party held in a pub in Gran Canaria has led to 20 people being infected by Covid-19, and is the coronavirus outbreak with more cases than the other 46 outbreaks detected in the Canary Islands in the last week, as reported by the Ministry of Health.

However, most of the outbreaks, 29 out of 46, have occurred in Tenerife, where there has been one accounting for 18 infections in the workplace with family connections, and another of 13 cases of the same characteristics, and there is a similar one in Fuerteventura that 12 people tested positive from.

In Gran Canaria there have been two further outbreaks associated with celebrations: one with five affected in a bar on Halloween, and another with three infected at a wedding.

In total, 271 people have been affected in the 46 outbreaks from the last week, with eight of the infected admitted to hospitals.

Wednesday 18th November 2020:
New cases last 24 hours:
Total: 153
Tenerife: 112 (73%)
Gran Canaria: 30 (19%)
Lanzarote: 5
Fuerteventura: 4
La Gomera: 1
La Palma: 1
El Hierro: 0

Current Incidence rate (IA7):
Canary Islands: 36.73
Tenerife: 60.36
Fuerteventura: 30.80
Gran Canaria: 19.50
Lanzarote: 19.04
La Palma: 6.05
La Gomera: 4.65
El Hierro: 0.00

Covid patients in hospital: 199 (+4)
Covid patients in ICU: 44 (-)

Deaths last 24 hours: 1
Tenerife: 1 (171)
Total deaths: 314

Medical Discharges:
Total: 144
Tenerife: 130 (90%)
Fuerteventura: 5
Gran Canaria: 4
Lanzarote: 3
La Palma: 2
La Gomera: 0
El Hierro: 0

Total Active cases per island:
Total: 4,166 (-14)
Tenerife: 2,555 (-19)
Gran Canaria: 1,476 (+26)
Fuerteventura: 67 (-1)
Lanzarote: 52 (+2)
La Gomera: 8 (+1)
La Palma: 7 (-1)
El Hierro: 1 (-)

Municipalities with most current active cases:
1,250 in Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)
1,015 in Santa Cruz (Tenerife)
747 in La Laguna (Tenerife)
106 in Adeje (Tenerife)
101 in Granadilla de Abona (Tenerife)
100 in Arona (Tenerife) 
71 in Puerto de La Cruz (Tenerife)
70 in Los Realejos (Tenerife)
60 in La Orotava (Tenerife)
58 in Tacaronte (Tenerife)
54 in San Bartolome de Tirajana (Gran Canaria)
49 in Telde (Gran Canaria)
47 in Arrecife (Lanzarote)
43 in Santa Lucia de Tirajana (Gran Canaria)
39 in Puerto del Rosario (Fuerteventura)
29 in Icod de Los Vinos (Tenerife)
24 in San Miguel de Abona (Tenerife)
22 in Guia de Isora (Tenerife)
21 in Guimar (Tenerife)
18 in Candelaria (Tenerife)