Covid update: Over 1,000 new cases today and over 10,000 active cases
The Ministry of Health have updated the epidemiological data of the Canary Islands, which reports of 1,023 new cases today, with 10,393 actives cases in the islands, and two Covid related deaths in Tenerife, one of whom is a 5-year-old boy. The virus is starting to spiral out of control in Gran Canaria who registered 391 new cases today and now have 2,744 active cases in Las Palmas, just 19 less than Santa Cruz.
Tenerife once again registered more than 500 with 529 new cases, there 38 in Fuerteventura, 21 in Lanzarote, 20 in La Palma, 19 in La Gomera, and 1 in El Hierro.
Yesterday the Governing Council announced the changes in the alert levels in the islands, but the Ministry of Health has confirmed that these changes don’t take effect until Monday.
Therefore, this weekend's alert levels are being maintained as follows:
Level 1: La Gomera, El Hierro, and Lanzarote.
Level 2: La Palma and Gran Canaria.
Level 3: Tenerife and Fuerteventura.
From Monday, alert levels will be as follows:
Level 1: El Hierro.
Level 2: Lanzarote and La Gomera.
Level 3: Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and La Palma.
Level 4: Tenerife.
The SCS have confirmed that their vaccination teams have now inoculated 70.63% of the target population (1,384,958 people) with at least one dose of the vaccine, even after it was increased by adding the 12-15 year old age group. Taking over 16s as a reference 73.26% have been vaccinated.
In total they have now administered 2,333,218 doses of the vaccines against COVID-19, with 1,057,910 people fully immunized which is 53.95% of the target population over 12 years of age in the Canary Islands.
Data for Friday 23rd July 2021:
New cases: 1,023
Gran Canaria: 391
La Palma: 20
La Gomera: 19
El Hierro: 5
Current Incidence rate (IA7): 232.82
(Cases last 7 days: 5,066)
La Gomera: 258.33
Gran Canaria: 214.37
La Palma: 146.18
El Hierro: 107.65
Current Incidence rate (IA14): 413.20
(Cases last 14 days: 8,972)
Gran Canaria: 368.90
La Gomera: 359.81
La Palma: 260.01
El Hierro: 215.30
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Covid patients in hospital: 357 (+15)
Covid patients in ICU: 60 (-)
Home isolation: 9,976
R number: 1.24 (needs to be below 1)
PCR test positivity rate: 10.97%
Deaths last 24 hours: 2
Tenerife: 2 (455)
Total deaths: 806
Total administered: 2,333,218 doses.
Immunised: 1,057,910 people (53.95%)
One dose: 1,384,958 people (70.63%)
Target: 1,960,774 (population over 12 years old)
Medical Discharges in last 24 hours: 302
Gran Canaria: 99
La Palma: 11
La Gomera: 2
El Hierro: 1
Total Active cases per island:
Tenerife: 6,204 (+365)
Gran Canaria: 3,344 (+292)
Fuerteventura: 419 (+18)
Lanzarote: 177 (+14)
La Palma: 167 (+9)
La Gomera: 68 (+17)
El Hierro: 14 (+4)
Municipalities with most active cases in each island:
2,763 in Santa Cruz (Tenerife)
2,744 in Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)
1,126 in La Laguna (Tenerife)
597 in Granadilla de Abona (Tenerife)
548 in Arona (Tenerife)
376 in Adeje (Tenerife)
230 in Puerto del Rosario (Fuerteventura)
162 in Telde (Gran Canaria)
154 in Arrecife (Lanzarote)
132 in Santa Lucia de Tirajana (Gran Canaria)
99 in Guia de Isora (Tenerife)
83 in Puerto de La Cruz (Tenerife)
87 in San Bartolomé de Tirajana (Gran Canaria)
52 in San Miguel de Abona (Tenerife)
23 in Santiago del Teide (Tenerife)
(Please note this is not all municipalities, it represents the most infected and tourist areas)