SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 13 May. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands, following the new indicators included in the COVID-19 Surveillance and Control Strategy, reports this Friday that since the last data update last Tuesday, 1,265 new positives have been registered in the archipelago in COVID-19 among people over 60 years of age, a population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.
Therefore, the accumulated number of coronavirus cases among this group amounts to 60,182 people in the Canary Islands.
Thus, the Cumulative Incidence for this age group at 14 days stands at 790.41 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at 7 days at 434.67 cases.
Currently, in the archipelago there are 232 people admitted with coronavirus, of which 11 are in the ICU and the rest, 221, on the ward.
On the other hand, the Canary Islands have registered a total of eight deaths since Wednesday, four in Tenerife, two in Gran Canaria, one in Lanzarote and one in Fuerteventura. The deceased persons, aged between 71 and 94 years, had previous pathologies and were hospitalized.