Covid update: 144 new cases, 110 of them in Tenerife, 2 deaths in Gran Canaria

2020/11/20 08:26:27 Written by Canarian Weekly National

The Ministry of Health registered 144 diagnosed infections, and two new Covid related deaths in the Islands, an 80-year-old man and an 81-year-old woman, both with previous pathologies in Gran Canaria. Most of the cases, a total of 110, are in Tenerife.

The accumulated incidence rate over the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants (IA14) stands at 82.60, with Tenerife as the most affected island with 136.08.
Likewise, in the last 24 hours there have been 163 epidemiological discharges, so that the active cases of coronavirus in the Archipelago stand at 4,145.

Of the active cases, 3,899 are being treated at home, 246 people are hospitalized, 200 on hospital wards and 46 in intensive care. Of these 78% (156) are in hospital in Tenerife, and 19.50% (39) are in Gran Canaria. In ICU, 65% of patients are in Tenerife (30), 33% are in Gran Canaria (15), and there is one critical patient in Fuerteventura.

Chart shows patients in public hospitals, remaining Covid patients are in private health care

Thursday 19th November 2020:
New cases last 24 hours:
Total: 144
Tenerife: 110 (76%)
Gran Canaria: 22 (15%)
Lanzarote: 5
Fuerteventura: 3
La Palma: 3
La Gomera: 1
El Hierro: 0

Current Incidence rate (IA7):
Canary Islands: 37.62
Tenerife: 64.50
Fuerteventura: 25.67
Lanzarote: 20.36
Gran Canaria: 17.27
La Palma: 9.68
La Gomera: 9.30
El Hierro: 0.00

Deaths last 24 hours: 2
Gran Canaria: 2 (125)
Total deaths: 316

Covid patients in hospital: 200 (+1)
Covid patients in ICU: 46 (+46)
Isolated at home: 3,899

Medical Discharges:
Total: 163
Tenerife: 143 (88%)
Gran Canaria: 10
Fuerteventura: 4
Lanzarote: 6
La Palma: 0
La Gomera: 0
El Hierro: 0

Total Active cases per island:
Total: 4,145 (-21)
Tenerife: 2,522 (-33)
Gran Canaria: 1,486 (+10)
Fuerteventura: 66 (-1)
Lanzarote: 51 (-1)
La Palma: 10 (+3)
La Gomera: 9 (+1)
El Hierro: 1 (-)

Municipalities with most current active cases:
1,261 in Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)
1,013 in Santa Cruz (Tenerife)
718 in La Laguna (Tenerife)
106 in Granadilla de Abona (Tenerife)
103 in Adeje (Tenerife)
100 in Arona (Tenerife)
76 in Puerto de La Cruz (Tenerife)
75 in Los Realejos (Tenerife)
56 in Tacaronte (Tenerife)
55 in San Bartolome de Tirajana (Gran Canaria)
53 in La Orotava (Tenerife)
49 in Telde (Gran Canaria)
46 in Arrecife (Lanzarote)
43 in Santa Lucia de Tirajana (Gran Canaria)
37 in Puerto del Rosario (Fuerteventura)
32 in Icod de Los Vinos (Tenerife)
25 in San Miguel de Abona (Tenerife)
21 in Guia de Isora (Tenerife)
19 in Guimar (Tenerife)
16 in Candelaria (Tenerife)