SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Sep 17 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Canary Islands have registered 123 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, so the total number of accumulated cases in the islands now rises to 94,002 with 4,719 active, of which 49 are admitted to the ICU and 244 remain hospitalized, according to data from the Ministry of Health of the Canary Government.
In the last hours there have been four deaths in the Islands. The total number of deaths on the islands since the beginning of the pandemic amounts to 969, of which 555 have been in Tenerife; 326 in Gran Canaria; 50 in Lanzarote; 17 in Fuerteventura; 16 on La Palma; 4 in El Hierro, and 1 in La Gomera.
The Accumulated Incidence (AI) at 7 days in the Canary Islands stands at 33.55 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and the AI at 14 days in 71.05 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. To date, a total of 2,076,287 PCR tests have been carried out on the islands, of which 4,494 correspond to the last 24 hours.
By islands, Tenerife adds 45 new infections with a total of 45,055 accumulated cases and 1,416 epidemiologically active; Gran Canaria has 35,969 accumulated cases, 38 more than the previous day, and 2,903 active; Lanzarote has 11 positive cases, with 6,723 accumulated and 73 active, and Fuerteventura has 4,310 accumulated cases, with 29 more than the previous day, and 317 active.
La Palma does not add new cases, so it remains with 1,090 accumulated and 5 active; El Hierro also does not add any cases, so it has 452 accumulated and 2 active cases, while La Gomera, without new infections, continues with 402 accumulated and 3 active.