SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, June 27. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has recorded a new case and two under study, one probable and the other suspected, due to a possible diagnosis of monkeypox since Friday.
This means that there are a total of 41 confirmed cases since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert, of which 29 were detected in Gran Canaria and 12 in Tenerife, as reported by the Ministry.
All the cases are having mild symptoms and remain in home isolation receiving follow-up by Primary Care.
Thus, the confirmed and notified cases in the Canary Islands since the beginning of the alert and until today are as follows: 41 confirmed cases, 29 in Gran Canaria and 12 in Tenerife; a probable case, pending confirmation, notified in Gran Canaria, and a suspected case, pending confirmation, registered in Gran Canaria.
The protocol of the Ministry of Health classifies cases between probable and suspected depending on whether the patient meets clinical criteria and epidemiological criteria (probable cases) or if it only presents clinical criteria and in such case it is considered a suspected case.