The number of active cases has dropped to 161 cases, 1 remains in the ICU and 13 in the hospital.
The Canary Islands has as of today Wednesday the 29th July 2020 only 5 new cases of coronavirus, 4 in Tenerife and 1 in Gran Canaria which was updated at 14.00 hours by the Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands. In total, the archipelago has 2,621 accumulated cases since the beginning of the pandemic and the cases have dropped to 161, of which 1 remains in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 13 on the hospital floor and the remaining 147 undergoing home treatment. So far, 175,071 PCR tests have been performed.
By islands, Tenerife continues to lead the total number of cases with 1,675, followed by Gran Canaria with 648 accumulated cases, Fuerteventura with 111, La Palma with 89 as well as Lanzarote. La Gomera continues with 8 accumulated cases and El Hierro with one.
Current active cases by Island Tenerife leads with 84 cases, Fuerteventura is the second island with more active cases with 43, followed by Gran Canaria with 23. Lanzarote remains with 11 active cases, while La Graciosa, La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro still keep the virus at bay.
There have also been 12 epidemiological discharges in the last few hours, reaching 2,298. Fuerteventura has the highest number of discharges with 8 in the last few hours, making a total of 68, followed by Gran Canaria with 3 more discharges, making a total of 585, and Tenerife with 1 more, making a total of 1,477. Lanzarote remains with 73, La Palma with 86, La Gomera with eight and El Hierro with 1.
A positive figure is the number of deaths, which remains frozen at 162 since last June 13, when the last covid death was recorded in Gran Canaria.