Asturias, first community to enter the new normality

Asturias has entered the new normality, within the risk traffic light designed by the Ministry of Health, having reduced the cumulative incidence of Coronavirus

Asturias, first community to enter the new normality

Asturias has entered the new normality, within the risk traffic light designed by the Ministry of Health, having reduced the cumulative incidence of Coronavirus to two weeks below 25 cases per hundred thousand inhabitants.

Asturias, which was already the only autonomous community at low risk (25-50 cases), now becomes the first to enter the new normality, having reduced the incidence over the past weekend of 27.4 At 21.9 cases, compared to the national average of 83.4, according to the data published on Monday by the Ministry of Health.

The Principality also marks, by far, the incidence accumulated seven days later in the country, 1.77, compared to the country average of 33.9.

According to the balance published on Monday by the Principality, five new contagions were detected in the day yesterday, the lowest figure since July 2020.

Although the entry into the new normality has now occurred, the Health Counselor, Pablo Fernández, had already assumed the arrival of this situation during the past week when presenting the community accumulated incidents much lower than those of the rest of the country in All age ranges and also very low rates of hospitalizations (today, less than 1% in plant and 3.7% in ICU) and positivity of diagnostic tests (0.6%).

Despite this, the Asturian health authorities insist on the need to maintain prudence and health holder has reiterated today the request not to fall into euphoria.

"The epidemic data constitute improvement, but we should not fall into triumphalism and euphoria for the good of all," he has asked for a parliamentary appearance.

The improvement of the epidemiological situation already led to the principality to relax ago something more than a week the restrictions imposed by the health crisis, so that the nightlife can already open until four in the morning and the bars can serve in bar.

Asturias, who has been at the head of the country in the Vaccination campaign against the Covid, already exceeds 91% of the target population (more than 12 years) with the complete pattern.

Updated Date: 22 September 2021, 20:34

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