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The incidence curve in Spain: From 200 cases of covid to 400 cases in two weeks

BayRadio | December 17, 2021
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The curve shows the increase in the cumulative incidence rate to 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants in Spain. At the beginning of December the incidence was around 200 cases per covid-19, two weeks later, reaching 441 cases, near the very high risk.

In addition, the number of patients in the ICU also increases, in two weeks the number of patients admitted by coronavirus has almost doubled and seven communities are already at high risk: Catalonia, the Basque Country, Navarre, La Rioja, Castile and Leon, Valencian Community and Aragon.

According to the latest report of the Ministry of Health, the Autonomous Communities have reported 27,140 new cases of Sars-CoV-2, so that the total number of contagions reaches 5,393,268 since the beginning of the pandemic, according to official statistics.

The cumulative incidence in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants stands at 441.69, compared to 412.26 yesterday. 77 new deaths from this virus, in total 88,619 people in Spain since the beginning of the pandemic.

Currently, there are 6,488 patients admitted by Covid-19 in all of Spain and 1,245 in the ICU. In the last 24 hours, there have been 865 admissions and 736 discharges. The occupancy rate of beds occupied by coronavirus stands at 5.20 per cent and in the ICU at 13.42 per cent.

The Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, has reported that for the moment 40 cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Spain.

Written by BayRadio

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