SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 20 Jan. (EUROPA PRESS) –
Since the last data update last Friday, the Canary Islands have registered a total of 443 new positives for covid-19 among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is monitored after passing the acute phase of the pandemic. .
On the other hand, in the last seven days there have been seventeen deaths, seven took place in Tenerife, six in Gran Canaria, two in Fuerteventura and two in La Gomera. All the cases, aged between 57 and 95 years, had previous pathologies and were hospitalized.
The accumulated number of coronavirus cases among people over 60 years of age in the Canary Islands amounts to 108,488 people. Thus, the Accumulated Incidence for this age group at fourteen days stands at 222.69 cases per 100,000 inhabitants and at seven days at 87.42.
Currently, in the Archipelago there are 130 people admitted for coronavirus, of which fifteen are in the ICU and the rest, 115, on the ward. .
The Ministry of Health reports that since August 12, and in compliance with the Resolution of August 5 of the General Directorate of Public Health of the Ministry of Health, the calculation of beds occupied by patients with covid-19 takes into account the number of beds occupied by patients presenting with pneumonia or acute respiratory infection or other pathology that is considered attributable to a SARS-CoV-2 infection.