The number of patients admitted with coronavirus in the Canary Islands has decreased by 11% in the course of a week. And it is that, according to data released by the Ministry of Health Last Tuesday, February 1, in the Archipelago hospitals there were 626 patients in Covid wards and 88 in critical care areas, while yesterday the figures were reduced to 556 and 77, respectively. The balances are similar in the capital islands. In fact, Tenerife has 278 patients in acute care beds and 37 in intensive care beds, although in Gran Canaria there are 267 people in those assigned to the first space and 36 in those belonging to the second.
Based on the data handled by the department of the regional Executive,The community added 1,446 infections this Tuesday, after having managed to chain two days below a thousand. In addition, On the last day, the Canary Islands lamented nine deaths linked to the condition: five in Gran Canaria, three in Tenerife and one in Lanzarote. The deceased were between 67 and 95 years old and were hospitalized..
By islands, Tenerife added 519 clinical pictures this Monday; Gran Canaria 573; Lancelot 79; Fuerteventura 111; La Palma 134; Iron 10; and La Gomera 94.
In total, the region has 105,038 active cases, 162 more than in the previous 24 hours. Tenerife continues to be the island that brings together the largest number of affected, as it has 48,997 positives. It is followed by Gran Canaria, with 45,886; Fuerteventura, with 6,976; Lanzarote, with 2,467; La Palma, with 530; La Gomera, with 94; and El Hierro, with 88.
In the last hours, 1,276 epidemiological discharges were issued, so the number of recovered amounts to 159,487. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the municipality with the largest number, since it brings together 43,545, which represents 27.3% of the total. Behind him is Santa Cruz de Tenerife, with 32,564; La Laguna, with 16,707; Arrecife, with 12,598; Breña Alta, with 5,955; Arona, with 4,033; Granadilla de Abona, with 3,567; and Puerto del Rosario, with 3,110. The rest of the towns are below the 3,000 range.
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, health workers have carried out 3,147,524 diagnostic tests, of which 7,932 were carried out on Monday –4,896 more than last Sunday–.
Regarding the accumulated incidence, it must be said that the indicator that measures that of the last seven days stands at 286.31 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, while that corresponding to the last 14 stands at 745.7 tables on the same population count. The first marker has decreased 145.8 points compared to February 1 and the second 501.