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


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

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

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

The indications of the usage of well being providers, primarily based 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 one in all 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 neighborhood as a complete, the day by 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 development in ICU mattress occupancy

The variety of ICU beds occupied stands at 25 beds on common over the past week, with an occupancy proportion persevering with at 4.6% of these obtainable, that means that the indicator stays at managed circulation all through the Autonomous Neighborhood as a complete, and on all of the islands individually, aside from on Tenerife and Gran Canaria, which have now risen to the Low Danger marker.

ICU beds occupation per 100,000 inhabitants stays at 1.06 and on many 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 Danger 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 a complete, the Accrued Incidence charge at seven days (AI7) for folks over 60 years of age has risen by 5 % in comparison with the week earlier. A lot of the islands at the moment are at excessive danger ranges, excluding La Palma, which has remained at medium danger, and La Gomera, which drops to medium danger this week.

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