Follow the escalation of monkeypox in the Canary Islands, cases triple in a week

The trickle of monkeypox cases in the Canary Islands continues and has already been on the rise for a week.

Follow the escalation of monkeypox in the Canary Islands, cases triple in a week

The trickle of monkeypox cases in the Canary Islands continues and has already been on the rise for a week. Health has confirmed a new positive case, so since the first confirmed 7 days ago, the number has already risen to 11 positives, six negatives and 12 under study, of which five are probable cases and seven suspects.

It has also reported a negative case in addition to adding four more in the monkeypox study since yesterday, Tuesday, May 31. All those confirmed have a favorable evolution and are in home isolation.

Of the total since the beginning of the declaration of the health alert, 11 cases, six have been located in Gran Canaria and five in Tenerife.

The four new cases under study notified to the Coordinating Center for Alerts and Emergencies of the Ministry of Health for study correspond to three men classified as probable and one woman classified as suspected with a favorable evolution. These four new cases have been detected in Gran Canaria.

In summary, monkeypox in the Canary Islands has 11 confirmed cases, six in Gran Canaria and five in Tenerife, six probable cases pending confirmation, detected in Gran Canaria, seven suspected cases, pending confirmation, which have been detected in Gran Canaria , except one in Fuerteventura, and six discarded cases, of which five are residents of Gran Canaria and one corresponds to a tourist on vacation in Fuerteventura.

The Ministry of Health has recalled that the described symptoms of monkeypox usually include fever, headache, muscle aches, lymphadenopathy and fatigue, so it calls for special attention in case of any suspicion. Signs usually appear 1-5 days after the onset of fever, a rash develops, often starting on the face and then spreading to other parts of the body, although it tends to be more concentrated on the face and hands. extremities than in the trunk. Symptoms usually last between 2 to 4 weeks.

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