Canary Islands adds seven new cases of monkey pox. The Ministry of Health of the Canary Islands Government registers seven new cases and four under study for possible diagnosis of monkeypox since yesterday.
Therefore, from the beginning of the declaration of the health alert there are 78 confirmed casesof which 51 were detected in Gran Canaria25 in Tenerife and two in Fuerteventura.
All active cases are having mild symptoms and remain in home isolation receiving follow-up by Primary Care.
Thus, the confirmed and notified cases in Canary Islands from the start of alert and until today they remain as follows:
78 confirmed cases, 51 in Gran Canaria, 25 in Tenerife and two in Fuerteventura.
Three probable cases, pending confirmation, reported in Gran Canaria.
Three suspicious cases, pending confirmation, two registered in Tenerife and one in Lanzarote.
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 he or she only presents clinical criteria and in this case is considered a suspected case.