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Covid-19 infections on the rise as Gran Canaria returns to Alert Degree 3 : The Canary


The Ministry of Well being has this Thursday up to date the well being alert ranges following the Common Directorate of Public Well being’s epidemiological report, carried out in accordance with the most recent new Surveillance and Management Technique critera for Covid-19, following the acute section of the pandemic, and based mostly on indicators corresponding to use of help companies.

In response to the report, Gran Canaria rises to Alert Degree 3 as soon as extra and La Palma to Alert Degree 2, each based mostly on the evolution of the indicator for the usage of standard beds, which is now at Excessive Threat, whereas for the second the usage of ICU beds just isn’t has been affected.

The remainder of the islands at present stay on the similar alert degree as they have been: Tenerife at Degree 2, for Medium Threat, and Lanzarote (the place La Graciosa is included epidemiologically), Fuerteventura, La Gomera and El Hierro are all at Degree 1, or Low Threat.

The indications of the usage of well being companies, based mostly on the occupation of hospital beds, are the basic markers for the present severity of covid-19, and are considered to find out the extent of well being danger. 5 alert ranges are established (from 0 to 4) that assess whether or not the state of affairs is certainly one of managed circulation, which might be the 0, or low (1), medium (2), excessive (3) or very excessive danger (4).

Healthcare indicators

All through the Canary Islands’ autonomous group as an entire, the every day common for standard hospital beds occupied by Covid-19 sufferers is now at 18.5%. The extent of danger stays at Medium for the Canary Islands. Gran Canaria has been consolidated at excessive danger ranges and La Palma additionally rises to excessive danger. Tenerife and El Hierro stay at medium danger, Fuerteventura is oscillating between medium and low danger, Lanzarote between the low danger and managed circulation, and La Gomera stays in managed circulation.

Steady pattern in ICU mattress occupancy

The variety of ICU beds occupied stands at 25 beds on common during the last week, with an occupancy share persevering with at 4.6% of these out there, that means that the indicator stays at managed circulation all through the Autonomous Neighborhood as an entire, and on all of the islands individually, aside from on Tenerife and Gran Canaria, which have now risen to the Low Threat marker.

ICU beds occupation per 100,000 inhabitants stays at 1.06 and on a lot of the islands this marker continues to be in managed circulation, aside from Gran Canaria and Tenerife, which at the moment are at a Low Threat ranges, and on La Palma, which has been oscillating between low danger and managed circulation.

Incidence in folks older than 60 years

All through the Autonomous Neighborhood as an entire, the Gathered Incidence charge at seven days (AI7) for folks over 60 years of age has risen by 5 p.c in comparison with the week earlier. A lot of the islands at the moment are at excessive danger ranges, except La Palma, which has remained at medium danger, and La Gomera, which drops to medium danger this week.



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