With our sights set on 2021 and with the hopeful pictures of the vaccination marketing campaign all around the nation, The panorama earlier than New Yr’s Eve is, nonetheless, bittersweet. The Ministry of Well being has revealed this Wednesday the most recent information on the state of affairs of the pandemic in Spain in 2020, and the cumulative incidence ends the yr persevering with to rise: 265 instances per 100,000 inhabitants, that’s, 12 factors greater than the way it was. seven days in the past, on the eve of Christmas Eve and when the inter-territorial mobility allowed for household reunification started. As well as, 16,716 new positives for coronavirus and 247 extra deaths are reported, elevating the official complete figures to 50,689 victims.
Particularly critical is the state of affairs in the island of Mallorca, which faces the tip of the yr with an incidence of 635 infections per 100,000 inhabitants, which locations that of the Balearic Islands as a complete at 552 instances, the very best of all of the communities and greater than double the state common. 91% of infections are additionally situated in Mallorca. One other worrying truth is that the occupation of the full ICU beds by Covid-19 sufferers has grown 12.5 factors in seven days: from 22.7% to 35.2%.
In Madrid, the Minister of Well being, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, in the present day known as the “Particular person accountability” looking forward to the following holidays after quadrupling the variety of positives on Tuesday and including one other 3,942 this Wednesday, a group through which the variety of sufferers admitted for coronavirus additionally rises.
Gibraltar on track
In the remainder of Spain, the state of affairs isn’t any higher. Andalusia provides 1,414 new instances, the very best variety of infections of the complete month of December and about double the 780 positives on Tuesday. The Minister of Well being and Households of the Junta de Andalucía, Jesus Aguirre, has despatched a letter to the Minister of Well being asking the Authorities to bolster management on the Gibraltar border, after detecting a rise in infections within the Cádiz municipality of La Línea de la Concepción, and considering that this enhance “might come from” the brand new pressure of coronavirus detected within the UK.
Galicia provides, for its half, 484 infections by Covid-19, which represents a rise of 54% in comparison with Tuesday, when there have been 314. And within the neighbor Cantabria there’s a attainable change within the development within the evolution of the pandemic, because the variety of instances detected elevated to nearly double, with 112 new in comparison with 64 yesterday.