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Daily Report – Jan, 29th 2021 - 136 Outbreaks with 901 associated cases

Diario - 02/03/2021 17:29

231 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, death of four people, outbreak in La Palma. 52 cases in La Aldea de San Nicolás (GC)
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The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports 231 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. The total accumulated cases in the Canary Islands is 36,140 with 7,640 active, of which 79 are admitted to the ICU and 345 remain hospitalized. In the last hours the death of four people in the Canary Islands has been reported.

The Accumulated Incidence (AI) at 7 days in the Canary Islands stands at 82.66 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and the AI ​​at 14 days is at 176.47 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

By islands,

  • Tenerife today has 27 cases with a total of 15,608 accumulated cases and 2,896 epidemiologically active cases;
  • Gran Canaria has 14,622 accumulated cases, 135 more than the previous day and 3,643 active.
  • Lanzarote adds 53 new cases, with 3,759 accumulated and 922 active;
  • Fuerteventura has 1,435 accumulated cases with nine more cases than the previous day and 134 active.
  • El Hierro adds seven new cases, placing its accumulated at 164 and 34 assets.

To date, a total of 798,813 PCR tests have been carried out in the Islands, of which 3,551 correspond to yesterday.

La Palma

In La Palma, nine new cases have been detected in the last hours: six linked to an imported intrafamily outbreak and another three isolated cases. All these cases will go up to the statistics in the incoming days.

136 outbreaks in the last week

This week, the Canary Islands notified a total of 136 outbreaks with 901 associated cases, of which 21 required hospital admission and one person has died.

Of the total outbreaks, 81 occurred in Gran Canaria, 40 in Lanzarote, 14 in Tenerife and one in Fuerteventura.

By area in which they occurred, it should be noted that 59 outbreaks are family-related, 36 social, 25 work, 11 educational, two sports, one hospital, one social health and another in the Center for Temporary Stay of Immigrants (CETI ) of Hoya Fría.

Among the outbreaks of work origin, two stand out in bars and restaurants and another in a pastry shop, while the two sports are linked to volleyball clubs in Gran Canaria.

The hospital, with four affected people (a patient, a worker and two relatives) is related to the Dr. Negrín University Hospital of Gran Canaria.

This week was also detected that family outbreaks occur mainly among non-cohabitants.

Most of the outbreaks have less than 10 cases, although there are 12 that exceed that figure, of which 7 are registered in Gran Canaria, 4 in Lanzarote and 1 in Tenerife. They stand out for being one of the most numerous, three in Gran Canaria, one with 31 positives in the workplace and family that has affected workers of a packaging company and civil guards; and another two, with 25 and 24 cases in the workplace, social and family. The four most numerous outbreaks in Lanzarote are family and social with 20, 17, 15 and 12 cases each. The Tenerife outbreak with 21 cases corresponds to that detected in the Hoya Fría CETY.

In addition, the 38 old outbreaks still active are still being tracked.

La Aldea de San Nicolás (GC)

At this point, it is clarified that several of them have grown up with secondary cases, such as a social one related to a bereavement that reaches 52 cases in La Aldea de San Nicolás and several of family origin that already have 44, 28 and 26 people affected.


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