On Saturday, November 11, a major coronavirus outbreak emerged in the Nuestra Señora de Sonsoles hospital in the Ávila Care Complex. As the dates passed, the number of cases increased and the criticism of the management began to rain.
Now, the outbreak already leaves a total of 14 dead and 133 cases of Covid-19.
Carlos Navarro, Health Care Manager of Ávila, has stated that “it is almost impossible to identify the cause” of the outbreak. ” It has to be someone who was infected and went into the hospital. We don’t know if it was a visitor or a worker who, we imagine, would be asymptomatic, “he says.
Since the territorial delegation of the Junta in Ávila, they say that no new contagion has occurred in the Nuestra Señora de Consoles hospital since November 25. César de la Hoz, deputy medical director of the hospital, says the “in-hospital outbreak is closed”.
The Junta de Castilla y León announced yesterday 816 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections to 327,357. Sixteen new hospital discharges and eight deaths were announced in the last 24 hours.
Ávila has a cumulative incidence rate of 527.07, the province of Castilla y León is at a very high risk level. It is the third province with the highest cumulative incidence, behind only Palencia (555.56) and Valladolid (767.31).