Tuesday, October 19

Spain adds 79,686 new infections and 762 deaths since Friday

Two workers from a funeral home move the mortal remains of a COVID victim in Spain.

Two workers from a funeral home move the mortal remains of a COVID victim in Spain.

The autonomous communities have notified the Ministry of Health this Monday 79,686 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, 5,026 of them diagnosed in the last 24 hours. These figures are lower than those of the same day last week, when 93,822 positives were reported.

The total number of infections in Spain has already risen to 2,822,805 since the start of the pandemic, according to official statistics. The cumulative incidence in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants is at 865, up from 886 on Friday. In the past two weeks, a total of 407,091 positives have been registered.

Of the 5,026 infections diagnosed yesterday, 414 have been produced in Andalusia, 24 in Aragon, 333 in Asturias, 78 in the Balearic Islands, 149 in the Canary Islands, 79 in Cantabria, 55 in Castilla-La Mancha, 852 in Castilla y Le贸n, 509 in Catalonia, 21 in Ceuta, 88 in Valencian Community, 191 in Extremadura, 552 in Galicia, 568 in Madrid, 19 in Melilla, 19 in Murcia, 161 in Navarra, 778 in the Basque Country and 136 in La Rioja.

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In this Monday’s report they have been added 762 new deaths, compared to 513 on Friday and 767 last Monday. Up to 59,081 people with a positive diagnostic test have died since the virus arrived in Spain, according to data collected by the Ministry.

In the last week 1,534 people have died with a confirmed positive COVID-19 diagnosis in Spain: 229 in Andalusia, 71 in Aragon, 57 in Asturias, 14 in the Balearic Islands, 18 in the Canary Islands, 88 in Castilla-La Mancha, 113 in Castilla y Le贸n, 46 in Catalonia, four in Ceuta, 391 in the Valencian Community, 118 in Extremadura, 146 in Galicia, 40 in Madrid, three in Melilla, 116 in Murcia, 23 in Navarra, 18 in the Basque Country and 25 in La Rioja.

Currently there 32,023 patients admitted for COVID-19 throughout Spain (30,804 on Friday) and 4,894 in ICU (4,723 on Friday). In the last 24 hours, there have been 2,485 admissions (3,413 on Friday) and 1,400 new arrivals (3,300 on Friday). The occupancy rate of beds occupied by coronavirus stands at 24.96 percent (24.00% on Friday) and in ICUs at 45.30 percent (43.95% on Friday).

Until 6,962 people have required hospitalization for COVID-19 in the past seven days (254,571 in the pandemic so far): 1,277 in Andalusia, 400 in Aragon, 427 in Asturias, 106 in the Balearic Islands, 132 in the Canary Islands, 125 in Cantabria, 175 in Castilla-La Mancha, 690 in Castilla y Le贸n, 229 in Catalonia, eight in Ceuta, 1,269 in the Valencian Community, 298 in Extremadura, 876 in Galicia, 222 in Madrid, 28 in Melilla, 498 in Murcia, 80 in Navarra, five in the Basque Country and 117 in La Rioja.

Likewise, 563 admissions to intensive care units (UCI) in the last week (21,925 since the virus arrived in Spain): 80 in Andalusia, 28 in Aragon, 33 in Asturias, 19 in the Balearic Islands, 11 in the Canary Islands, 20 in Cantabria, 19 in Castilla-La Mancha, 35 in Castilla y Le贸n, 15 in Catalonia, 43 in the Valencian Community, 24 in Extremadura, 150 in Galicia, 25 in Madrid, four in Melilla, 32 in Murcia, 13 in Navarra and 12 in La Rioja.


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