12 deaths and 1,682 new cases of Covid in the over 60s in the last week
The Ministry of Health for the Canary Islands, following the new indicators for Surveillance and Monitoring of Covid-19, reports that since last Tuesday, the last time the data was updated because of Easter, there have been 1,682 new cases of coronavirus in the over 60s, which is the age group that is now being focused on at this stage of the pandemic.
The incidence rates among this age group now stands at 630.51 over 14 days and at 323.03 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over 7 days.
There are currently 317 people admitted to Canarian hospitals with Covid, of which 25 are in ICU and 292 are on wards.
They have also confirmed 12 deaths in the Canary Islands in the last seven days, of which nine were reported in Tenerife, two in Gran Canaria, and one in Lanzarote. The deceased were all aged between 63 and 94 years old, had previous pathologies and were already hospitalized.
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