The Ministry of Health of the Canary Islands Government has notified two new cases of monkeypox in the last dayso that the total amounts to 102, of which 68 were detected in Gran Canaria, 32 in Tenerife and two in Fuerteventura.
There are also four cases that are under study, of which two are considered probable, were notified in Fuerteventura; and the other two –one in Gran Canaria and the other in Tenerife– are suspect. All four are pending confirmation. as reported by the Canarian Ministry of Health in a press release.
All active cases have mild symptoms and remain in home isolation receiving follow-up by Primary Care.
The protocol of the Ministry of Health classifies cases between probable and suspicious depending on whether the patient meets clinical and epidemiological criteria (probable cases) or if he only presents clinical criteria, which is then considered suspicious.