19 deaths from Covid in the Canary Islands in just three days
The Ministry of Health have reported 19 deaths from Covid and 1,336 new cases in people over 60 years of age in the Canary Islands in the last three days, according to the latest data provided this afternoon on their Friday update.
There are currently 90,356 people with coronavirus among this age group, with the Cumulative Incidence Rate over 14 days now at 1,336.73 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, and over 7 days at 545.92.
In relation to this, the Ministry of Health clarifies that since July 8th there has been a sustained decrease in the IA7 days, when it peaked at 913 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
They have also confirmed that there are 450 people admitted to hospitals in the Canary Islands with coronavirus, of which 29 are in ICU and the remaining 421 are on wards.
Likewise, of the 19 deaths registered in the last three days, 13 have been in Gran Canaria, five in Tenerife, and one in Fuerteventura. All the people who died were aged between 65 and 97 had previous pathologies and were already hospitalized.
El Hierro rises to risk Level 2:
Regarding risk level this week, the only change was that El Hierro has joined Tenerife and La Palma at risk level 2 (medium risk), Gran Canaria stays at level 3 (high risk), and all the other islands are at level 1 (low risk).
Although the 7-day incidence rate has dropped, it is mainly the 14-day rate and ICU pressure (6.5% for the islands as a whole) that are monitored, and risk levels won’t drop until there are significant decreases in these indicators.
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