SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Aug 24 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands registers 222 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 this Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases accumulated in the archipelago since the pandemic began is 90,644, with 14,400 active (-249), of which 89 are admitted to the ICU (-7) and 391 (-9) remain hospitalized.
Likewise, in the last few hours there have been six deaths: four in Tenerife and two in Gran Canaria, in such a way that the death toll reaches 916 people.
The deceased in Tenerife are two men aged 95 and 65 and two women aged 84 and 69, while the deaths in Gran Canaria correspond to a 94-year-old woman and a 76-year-old man.
Except for the 95 and 76-year-old men, the rest of the deceased were linked to family outbreaks, all suffered from previous pathologies and remained admitted to the hospital.
The Accumulated Incidence continues to decline and at 7 days it stands at 84.15 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at 14 days at 209.66 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
By islands, Tenerife today adds 98 cases with a total of 43,604 accumulated cases and 8,505 epidemiologically active cases; Gran Canaria has 34,643 accumulated cases, 86 more than the previous day and 5,414 active.
Lanzarote adds 10 new cases with 6,512 accumulated and 187 epidemiologically active; Fuerteventura has 3,990 accumulated cases with 22 more cases than the previous day and 239 active. La Palma adds two new cases and has 11,061 accumulated and 32 active cases; El Hierro registers a new positive, so its accumulated are 440 and its assets, 10.
For its part, La Gomera increases its cases by three, so it has 388 accumulated nine assets.
108 CASES LESS THAN LAST TUESDAY
The data notified this Tuesday represents a decrease of 108 positives compared to last Tuesday, when 330 new infections were reported and the decrease has been continuous during the last 22 days.
Until this Tuesday, a total of 1,973,971 diagnostic tests have been carried out on the islands, of which 4,807 correspond to the day of this Monday.