The Ministry of Well being of the Group of Madrid has confirmed thus far a complete of six constructive circumstances of the British pressure of Covid –B.1.1.7– within the area after verifying two this morning by way of genomic sequencing, which be a part of the 4 already licensed beforehand.
As acknowledged by the regional Government in a press release, the Vice-Ministry of Public Well being and the COVID-19 Plan, the Common Directorate of Public Well being and the Microbiology Providers of various hospitals of the private and non-private community of the Group of Madrid proceed to review a minimum of 13 different potential circumstances of this new variant.
All of them correspond to sufferers who’ve made a visit to Madrid from the UK or have an epidemiological hyperlink with them. There are 4 hospitals with microbiology providers able to performing this sequencing and confirming that it’s this variant, particularly on October 12, Gregorio Marañón, La Paz and Ramón y Cajal.
In the mean time, not one of the positives or underneath examine for this pressure is critical.
The Group of Madrid has notified 3,070 new circumstances of coronavirus, of which 2,415 correspond to the final 24 hours, 23 extra deaths in hospitals, in line with the report on the epidemiological scenario this Tuesday, with knowledge on the finish of the day before today.
The variety of hospitalized sufferers within the ward has elevated to 1,615 (44 greater than yesterday), ICU sufferers have risen to 295 (16 extra) and the variety of sufferers who’ve been discharged has risen to 295 (98 extra). As well as, 7,762 sufferers are underneath residence follow-up by Major Care.
Within the accrued, the Group of Madrid registers 401,864 positives, a complete of 76,547 have required hospitalization, 7,057 have required ICU and 69,386 have been discharged from hospital, whereas 564,012 sufferers have obtained major care residence care. As for the accrued variety of deaths, they add as much as 19,488 and Mortuary Well being has counted 4,977 in social well being facilities, 13,312 in hospitals, 1,169 in properties and 30 somewhere else).
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Already on December 24, the Group notified 2,890 new circumstances of coronavirus, and 20 extra deaths in hospitals, a determine similar to at this time.
The Minister of Well being, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, has as soon as once more requested the central authorities to shut the Madrid-Barajas Airport to comprise the virus and the brand new British pressure. Additionally, he considers that within the area they’ve already utilized “sufficient” restrictions on companies and houses for this Christmas and has appealed to particular person accountability in household gatherings.