Spain has notified 25,438 this Tuesday new cases of coronavirus, 14,060 of them diagnosed in the last 24 hours, according to the daily report published by the Ministry of Health. Likewise, the accumulated incidence of the virus in the last 14 days continues to rise and now reaches 454.22 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
On the other hand, they have registered 408 new deaths from covid-19, which raises the global count of deaths confirmed by Health to 52,683 since the start of the pandemic. The total number of positives rises, for its part, to 2,137.22 throughout the country.
According to the data provided by the communities to Health, this Tuesday there are 17,645 people admitted (853 more covid patients than on Tuesday), which translates into a hospital occupancy of 14.21 (13.7% yesterday), while in ICUs it is 26.9% (26.1%).
There are eight regions with a cumulative incidence above average 454.2, with Extremadura in the lead, with 1,076 (1,021 yesterday); followed by Madrid, with 621 (595.6); Balearic Islands, with 600 (598); Castilla-La Mancha, with 595 (556); La Rioja, with 593.12 (557.77); Valencian Community, with 565 (516, 87); Catalonia, with 523 (524), and Castilla y León, with 469 (443.1).
Health has notified 14,060 new diagnoses confirmed since Friday and 723 deaths in the last seven days (compared to the 576 reported yesterday for the same period), of which 189 have been registered in the Valencian Community, 76 in Andalusia, 59 in Extremadura and 55 in Catalonia.
Since the pandemic started, Madrid is at the head of the number of deaths, with 12,001 deaths, followed by Catalonia, with 8,890, Andalusia, with 5,366, and Castilla y León, with 5,320, while Navarra adds 44,060 positives and 981 deaths.
This Tuesday the highest hospital pressure in ICUs, where 2,651 people are admitted (140 more than on Thursday), is concentrated in the Valencian Community, with 43.29% (40% yesterday); Catalonia, with 41.25% (39%); La Rioja, with 40% (41.67); Balearic Islands, with 38.76 (39.67%); (and Madrid, with 35.12% (35.7%).
Calls for “self-confinement”
In general terms, the epidemiological situation in the country worsens and the communities are promoting new restrictions to combat the advance of the third wave
Castilla y León is the territory that has gone the furthest, and has recommended that its population “self-define” to stop the transmission of the virus.
The Regional Minister of Health of the region, Verónica Casado, warned this Tuesday at a press conference that the virus currently has “a very important speed of contagion”, which justifies, as she has assured, the new limitations promoted by the Board.
These measurements are the closing the interior of the bars, gyms and shopping centers. However, Verónica Casado has called for an intelligent confinement to avoid contagion between relatives.
Along the same lines, the mayor of Valencia, Joan Ribó, stressed that at this time “it is very important that people are at home as much as possible, that is confined to the maximum of its possibilities and that it scrupulously respects the rules, which have been given by the Generalitat “.
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