The Canaries adds 871 new cases of Covid in people over 60 in four days
The Ministry of Health of the Canary Islands, following the new monitoring system of Covid in Spain, reports that since the last data update on Friday, they have detected 871 new cases of coronavirus among people over 60 years of age in the Archipelago, which is the population group now being monitored, along with the most vulnerable people, in this next stage of the pandemic.
This means there have now been 49,604 infected people in this age group in the Canary Islands, and the 14-day incidence rate now stands at 699.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, and at 288.7 over 7 days.
There are currently 304 people admitted to hospital with coronavirus in the Canary Islands, of which 27 are in ICU and 277 are on wards. This indicator is updated following the care capacity criterion established by the new strategy, regardless of active admissions.
They have also reported nine more deaths in the last four days in the islands from Covid, of which seven were reported in Tenerife and two in Gran Canaria. The deceased were all aged between 70 and 90 years old, except for one case of a 53-year-old, and were hospitalized and had previous pathologies.
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