Canary Islands still at medium and low levels of Covid alert

Published on April 07, 2022
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The Ministry of Health has today updated the health alert levels after the epidemiological report of the General Directorate of Public Health. The island of La Palma drops to alert level 1, after the favorable evolution of data indicators. 

The rest of the islands continue at the same level as they were last week: Tenerife and Gran Canaria at level 2, or medium risk, and Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, La Gomera and El Hierro at level 1, or low risk.

Healthcare indicators

The care indicators show a favorable evolution and the daily average of conventional hospital beds occupied by COVID-19 patients decreased by 21.4%.

The number of occupied ICU beds maintains a downward trend, decreasing by 25.5% compared to the previous week. The occupancy rate of ICU beds per 100,000 inhabitants shows a stable trend in the last week, standing at 1.3 ICU beds used per 100,000 inhabitants, which is considered as low risk.

Incidence in people over the age of 60

In the Autonomous Community as a whole, the Accumulated Incidence rate at seven days for those over 60 years of age stands at 333.73 cases per 100,000 inhabitants as of April 4, which represents a decrease of 12.6%, with respect to the previous week.

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