SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Sep 8 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands notified 131 new outbreaks in the last week, which represents a new decrease compared to those notified seven days ago, which were 141, and a very significant decrease compared to those of 14 days ago that They numbered 176.
This drop is in line with the decrease in Accumulated Incidence (AI) throughout the archipelago and the drop in daily cases.
To the 131 new outbreaks are added those that are being monitored, which is 67 counting those that have been closed and those that are added from the previous week. In total, the new outbreaks add up to 613 cases, a decrease from 56 cases to the 669 notified last week.
Of these, 69 have occurred on the island of Gran Canaria (five less than the previous week); 45 in Tenerife (three less than last week); 11 outbreaks in Fuerteventura (three more than last week); three in Lanzarote; one in La Gomera and one in El Hierro.
In addition, there has been an outbreak of five people in a prison in Gran Canaria.
By areas, 55 outbreaks are family, all of them related to different addresses.
In this sense, the Ministry highlights that the trend of outbreaks with fewer associated cases is maintained and most of them have fewer than 5 people, although one of 17 in Granadilla de Abona stands out that affects several homes, the highest recorded this week.
The social outbreaks add up to 34 where three stand out related to extra-community trips for vacations with 7, 3 and 4 affected, all of them from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Family outbreaks are followed in number by those linked to socially vulnerable groups with 21, of which 19 are directly related to the arrival of cayucos or boats with positives on board.
Of them, 9 are in Fuerteventura; 7, in Gran Canaria and 3, in Lanzarote. The other two outbreaks of socially vulnerable groups are located on the island of Gran Canaria.
There are 13 work outbreaks and are distributed among construction, catering (2), commerce and hospitality companies with a work / family outbreak with 11 people in Fuerteventura.
To these must be added a single educational outbreak in Santa Lucía de Tirajana (Gran Canaria) with 5 affected, including two students.
SIX OUTBREAKS IN HOSPITALS AND SOCIAL HEALTH CENTERS
In the health and social health fields, there are two outbreaks in the Maternal and Child Insular University Hospital Complex (CHUIMI) of 4 workers in one case and of two workers and two patients in the other, while the University Hospital of the Canary Islands registers an outbreak of 10 people of which 7 are patients and 3, workers.
An outbreak of three users in the Queen Victoria Residence in Gran Canaria has been registered this week in the socio-sanitary centers; one with a user at the CSS Puertito de Güímar in Tenerife and another with a resident at the Concha Castro Residence for the Elderly in Tenerife.
In the field of home care there is an outbreak that affects three workers on the island of Gran Canaria.
The rest of the outbreaks up to 131 are defined as mixed where work, social and family environments are mixed.
Of the outbreaks being monitored, one of the cargo ships notified last week has gone from 12 to 19 infected; that of the beauty center of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has gone from 4 people to 10 infected and that of the Amavir Social Health Center has not grown, remaining in the initial 8 infections.