Home Health Spain adds 22,182 cases and 284 deaths with covid-19, while incidence rises...

Spain adds 22,182 cases and 284 deaths with covid-19, while incidence rises almost 10 points

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  • There are 3,813 patients admitted with covid-19 (3,372 on Tuesday) and 204 in ICU (210 on Tuesday).

The autonomous communities have notified this Friday to the Ministry of Health 22,182 new cases of covid-19, compared with 21,896 on the same day last week, of which 11,155 have occurred in over 60 years of age.

The total number of infections in Spain now stands at 13,573,721 since the beginning of the pandemic, according to official statistics. The incidence in the over-60s stands at 181.80 in the past 14 days per 100,000, up from 172.71 on Tuesday. In the past two weeks, a total of 22,394 positives have been recorded in this age group.

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Friday’s report added. 284 new deaths, up from 118 last Friday. As many as 115,641 people with positive diagnostic test have died since the virus arrived in Spain, according to data collected by the Ministry. In the last week 78 people have died confirmed positive in Spain.

Hospital occupation

Currently, there are 3,813 patients admitted and covid-19 positive throughout Spain (3,372 on Tuesday) and 204 in uci (210 on Tuesday). The rate of coronavirus occupancy of occupied beds stood at 3.07% (2.73% on Tuesday) and in ICUs, at 2.32% (2.40% on Tuesday).

However, of all of them only the 45.2% of those admitted to acute care beds were admitted due to a clinical condition caused by covid-19 and 47.1% to the ICU, with data as of November 16.

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Between November 8 and 14, the autonomous communities have carried out. 82,951 diagnostic tests in persons over 60 years of age, of which 40,974 were PCR and 41,977 antigen tests, with an overall rate per 100,000 population of 673.41.

Meanwhile, the positivity rate stands at 16,92%, vs. 17,32% Tuesday. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that this figure is below 5%. to consider the spread of the virus as ‘controlled’.