The Canary Islands have exceeded this Friday for the first time in the pandemic the thousand infections in a single day, 1,023, in a day in which two new deaths from COVID-19 are registered, including that of a five-year-old child, and in which for the third consecutive day the record of infections in 24 hours is broken.
The child, who has died in Tenerife, “suffered accidental drowning and respiratory deterioration due to SARS-CoV2 infection”, according to the Ministry of Health; the other deceased person, also in Tenerife, is a 90-year-old woman with previous pathologies.
There are fifteen more people hospitalized on the ward than on Thursday, 357 compared to 342, and the patients in intensive care units are sixty, the same as the day before. The cumulative incidence of cases in the last fourteen days stands at 413.2 and in the last seven days at 232.82.
The infections have been more numerous in Tenerife, with 529, followed by Gran Canaria with 391, Fuerteventura with 38, Lanzarote with 21, La Palma with 20, La Gomera with 19 and El Hierro 5. Accumulated infections since the beginning of the pandemic in the Canary Islands there are 73,367, deaths 806, medical discharges 62,168 and active cases 10,393, the first time that there are more than 10,000 simultaneous patients.
In Tenerife there are 6,204 active cases, in Gran Canaria 3,344, in Fuerteventura 419, in Lanzarote 177, in La Palma 167, in La Gomera 68 and in El Hierro 14. Health has carried out 1,767,104 diagnostic tests, of which 9,498 on Thursday.