This Thursday, the Ministry of Health has notified 12,423 cases of Covid-19, of which 5,585 have been diagnosed in the last 24 hours, standing at 848,324 the global number of people infected by coronavirus. It’s about the highest number of infections since the second wave of the pandemic began.
As for the new deaths, these are encrypted in 126, which join the 421 of the last week. Simon has suggested that although the evolution of the pandemic in Spain continues to be “upward”, it may be beginning to enter a phase of stabilization of the pandemic. And, as detailed, eleven communities are having a “stable or downward” evolution.
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All reported cases, 1,200 have been for antigen testing, which represents between 13 or 15 percent of the total of those diagnosed, although it has indicated that there are “delays” in the notification of these tests by some autonomous communities.
“There are other options other than the alarm state”
Regarding the specific situation in Madrid. The director of CCAES has highlighted that the 31% of Covid-19 cases in Spain are located in the capital.
Despite the dance of figures in Madrid in recent days, he affirms that “There is a stabilization in the last week, regardless of whether there is a certain delay”, something that has valued positively. However, he has insisted that Madrid incidence is one of the highest in Europe.
Simón aligns himself with Ayuso
In relation to the controversy of the day, the decision of TSJM to overturn the closure of Madrid, has affirmed, regarding the state of alarm, that «It would be beneficial to reduce mobility», but the tool to be used «is not for you». The epidemiologist has settled the question arguing that “there are other options other than the state of alarm.”
Simón has appealed to the «responsibility of citizens», lining up with the recommendations of the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Diaz Ayuso.