SPAIN SUME 2,840 new cases and 102 deceased; The incidence goes down to 74, four points less

The cumulative incidence (IA) of the Coronavirus continues descending. This Wednesday is already situated in the 74.19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, after a

SPAIN SUME 2,840 new cases and 102 deceased;
 The incidence goes down to 74, four points less

The cumulative incidence (IA) of the Coronavirus continues descending. This Wednesday is already situated in the 74.19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, after a drop of four points in the last 24 hours. The number of contagions has also decreased on the last day: they are 2,840 new, 883 less than those that were reported a week ago.

On the other hand, mortality has increased slightly. Health has notified 102 new deaths on Wednesday, 12 more than seven days ago and 20 more than yesterday. Thus, according to the Ministry, 86,000 died by Covid have already been exceeded in Spain since the pandemic (86,085) began.

By communities, the most affected territories are Melilla, with an AI of 171.11; Ceuta (162,70), Cantabria (105,81), Balearic Islands (103,97) and Basque Country (101,60). On the contrary, the most unknown are Asturias (19.34), Castilla y León (53,70), Valencian Community (54.04) and Galicia (54.70).

By ages, the group now more affected is less than 11 years, unique without vaccining. However, your IA (115,38) has also dropped four points on the last day. The following population groups in incidence are between 30 and 39 years (78.05) and the one over 80 years (77,49).

Since hospitals continue to arrive good news. The global occupation falls to 2.69%, with 213 admitted less than the previous day; and in UCI the percentage also decreases, placed at 9.80% (894 patients are seriously entered into a serious state, 37 less than Tuesday).

Communities with greater pressure by Coronavirus in the ICU remain Madrid (18.82%), Catalonia (15.29%), Basque Country (13.61%) and Balearic Islands (12.16%). On the opposite side, the most unknown are Ceuta, without admitted to UCI, Galicia (2.54%), Murcia (2.99%), Asturias (3.69%) and Extremadura (4.79%). As always, we remember that these data only reflect the occupation of beds for Covid patients. To calculate the actual occupation, those patients who are entered by other pathologies and surgeries would be added.

The European countries most affected by the virus are the United Kingdom, with an incidence of 662.4; Turkey (434,1) and Ireland (378.5). The countries with the lowest data are Poland (20,9), Czech Republic (54.7) and Spain (74.2).

The Interiorritorial Council of the National Health System remains pending the valuations that the presentation of vaccines does in this regard to inoculate a second dose of the Janssen vaccine to immunosuppressed patients who have already been immunized with this serum. It would mean a reinforcement dose and would be equivalent to the third dose of MRNA vaccines (Pfizer and modern). This has been pointed out this Wednesday, the Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, after the meeting held between healing and the autonomous counselors.

This declaration of the Minister has occurred after the US company Johnson & Johnson, responsible for the vaccine, has made public new administration data of a second dose of its vaccine against the protection offered by the unique dose authorized so far .

Specifically, the data of its phase 3 Ensemble test demonstrate that the second dose of its vaccine against Covid-19, administered two months after the first, provides 94% protection against the symptoms of the disease, and from the One hundred percent versus the most severe forms, when measuring at least 14 days after administration of the second dose. In addition, the two doses administered with a two-month interval multiply between four and six times the levels of antibodies versus those that are achieved with a single dose.

Updated Date: 23 September 2021, 05:41

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