The Ministry of Health has added this Monday 512 deaths due to coronavirus since Friday, it is the highest figure in the weekend of the entire second wave that hits Spain hard. Since this wave started, the death toll has been low compared to March, April or May. With these new deaths, our country has already reached 39,345 deaths from Covid-19 since the pandemic began, according to Health data.
This worrisome figure is due to the increase in people admitted. In fact, last Friday, asked about the profile of those admitted to ICU and deceased, the director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies, Fernando Simón, assured that in recent weeks there is an increase in the average age of these patients, At the same time, he explained that among the deceased, the age is higher than that observed in the first wave of the pandemic, currently standing at 86 years, compared to 83 in the first months of incidence of the virus in Spain.
Regarding infections, the Department of Illa has notified 52,386 positive cases since last Friday, of which 4.441 they were recorded in the last 24 hours – a figure much lower than this Friday. According to these updated Health data, 1,381,218 people have been infected in our country since the start of the pandemic.
Only six autonomies have an AI below 500
Cumulative incidence in the last fourteen days per 100,000 inhabitants it stands at 529 cases nationwide, compared to 525 last Friday, and Health has reported 248,972 cases in the last fourteen days. The autonomous communities and cities that lead the AI to be over a thousand: Melilla with 1107.68; 1033.30 in Ceuta and 1004.86 in Aragon. Although those registered in Navarra (968.18), Castilla y León (832.37), La Rioja (803.67), Catalonia (711.22) and in the Basque Country (769.24) are also very high. ). In addition, the data shows that only six autonomies are below the 500 of IA in the last 14 days.
On the other hand, the epidemiological report shows that occupation in intensive care units (FIA) is already from 31.76 percent, with 3,007 patients admitted and La Rioja is the community with the highest percentage, 56.6 percent, followed by Aragon and the autonomous city of Melilla, both with 50 percent. As for the territories with the least collapsed ICUs are the Canary Islands and Galicia with 10% and 13%, respectively.
In total there are 21,029 patients hospitalized by Covid-19, which represents an occupation of 17.28 percent. Although there are already six territories that exceed 20% occupancy and some even touch 30%. Contrary to the ICUs, Asturias, in this case, is the one with the highest percentage with 27.19%, followed by Castilla y León with 27.11% and Melilla with 46 new admissions, 25.70%.