Spain registers 404 new deaths from covid and the incidence already exceeds 700 cases

The Ministry of Health has registered this Tuesday 404 new deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic to 54,173, according to data from the portfolio led by Salvador Illa.

Likewise, Health figures in 34,291 new infections, of which 15,578 have been diagnosed in the last 24 hours.

Regarding the accumulated incidence, it continues its upward trend and it stands at 714.21 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,370,742 infections and 54,173 deaths from coronavirus in Spain.

Hospital pressure

The hospital pressure, with 17.57 percent of the beds occupied by covid patients – 20 tenths more than yesterday – with 24,185 admitted (1,001 more patients than yesterday). Of these, 3,416 are in intensive care, with an occupation of 33.6 percent of the total of these units.

The speed of transmission of the pandemic continues to soar with a cumulative incidence of 714.2, a figure 185 points higher than that of November 9, when the peak was reached in the second wave.

By communities, Extremadura continues to be the region with the highest cumulative incidence, with 1,412 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, 29 more than on Monday.

In addition, Castilla-La Mancha also exceed 1,000 cases, with 1,054.77 (1,006 on Monday) and Murcia, with 1,139.97 (1,081), closely followed by La Rioja, with 967.49 (920).

Castilla y León is also above the average, with 971 (compared to 910 on Monday); the Valencia Community, with 983.52 (896) and Madrid, with 804 (789).

At the other end, you will find Canary Islands with 178, 4 points more than yesterday, and already at a certain distance Asturias, with 332 (318).

In the last 24 hours, 15,578 cases have been diagnosed, according to Health, which puts 952 deaths in the last 7 days.

The greatest healthcare pressure in ICUs occurs in the Valencian Community, with 53.8 percent of the beds occupied by covid patients, one point more than three days ago; Melilla, with 52.9%; La Rioja, with 50% and Catalonia, with 46.7%.

In addition, the pressure in the UCIs of Castilla-La Mancha is 43.38%, and in Madrid, 42.1%.

Health reports that a total of 1,324,237 diagnostic tests have been performed between January 9 and 15, with a positivity of 17.57 (17.39% on Monday) in the 2,815 tests per 100,000 inhabitants.

In the last seven days, 180,561 positives have been diagnosed, of which 35,336 had symptoms, which represents 19.5% of total infections.

Source: Vozpópuli – Home by

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