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The Government of the Canary Islands has updated the Alert Levels today, March 17, and all the islands will maintain their current alert levels this week.
This means that Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera remain at level 3, while Fuerteventura and Lanzarote (including also La Graciosa) stay at Level 2.
Care indicators show a favorable evolution and the daily average number of occupied conventional hospital beds decreases by 18.3% compared to the previous week, with an average occupancy rate of 5%.
The number of occupied ICU beds maintains a downward trend, decreasing by 12% compared to the previous week. The percentage of occupation in the whole of the archipelago is 9.7%.
In the Autonomous Community as a whole, between March 8 and 14, 9,162 new cases of COVID-19 were reported, which represents a 3.3% increase in the daily average of new cases in relation to the previous week.
This corresponds to a 3.3% increase in Cumulative Incidence (AI) at 7 days in the Canary Islands. From a weekly average of 407.4 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, it went to 421.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants this week.