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The Valencian Community exceeds 4,000 covid outbreaks, totaling 21,200 infected



The Valencian Community has overcome this week the barrier of four thousand coronavirus outbreaks since the first was notified at the end of June and it has reached 4,100, in which close to 21,200 people, which means an average of 5’17 affected by outbreak.

Of the 542 municipalities that make up the Valencian Community, there are already 326 that have registered an outbreak of covid-19, which implies 60.2% of the total, according to data from the Ministry of Health collected by the EFE Agency.

Of the total outbreaks registered in these six months in the Community, 72% have occurred in the social sphere, followed at a great distance from the workplace, where they originated in 18.7%, and from the educational one, where they have registered 6.5%. The remaining 2.8% is attributed to other areas (community, mixed or extra-community).

The province with the most outbreaks

The province that has registered the most covid outbreaks between June and December is Valencia, where 63.7% of them have occurred, while in Alicante have registered 23.7% and 12.6% corresponds to the province of Castellón.

In the province of Valencia, coronavirus outbreaks have been confirmed in 182 municipalities, which represents 68.4% of the 266 that make up this province, while in Alicante there have been outbreaks in 85 of its 141 municipalities, which represents 60.3% of the total municipalities in the province.

In Castellón, the covid outbreaks have affected 59 of the 135 municipalities in the province, which implies that 43.7 percent of the Castellón towns have had at least one coronavirus outbreak.

The cities with the most outbreaks

A total of 38 cities in the Valencian Community have registered more than 20 outbreaks this semester: 21 from the province of Valencia, 11 towns in Alicante, and 6 from the province of Castellón.

In addition, there is a municipality in the Region that has already exceeded a thousand outbreaks -the city of Valencia has counted more than 1,120-, and other localities that have exceeded a hundred outbreaks: Elche, with 162 shoots; Castelló, with 137, and Sagunto (Valencia), with 101.

In the province of Valencia, the towns with the most outbreaks are, in addition to Valencia (1,121) and Sagunto (101), Ontinyent (67), Paterna (57), Burjassot (43), Alzira (41), Gandia (39) , Puçol (38), Requena (37), Xàtiva (33), Llíria (30), Algemesí (28), Utiel (26), Alboraia, Alfafar and Moncada (25), Mislata (24), Carlet and Pobla de Vallbona (23), Bétera (22) and Catarroja (20).

In the province of Alicante, the municipalities that have had the most outbreaks of covid are Elche (162), Alicante and Orihuela, with 81 each, Alcoi (52), Torrevieja (38), Denia (37), Elda (32), Almoradí and Benidorm, with 29 each, Callosa de Segura (27) and Ibi (24).

The towns of Castellón with the most outbreaks of coronavirus have been, in addition to the capital, with 137, Vinarós (58), Benicarló (38), Onda (32), Vila-real (33) and La Vall d’uixó (23) .

Outbreaks with more cases

The largest outbreak was that originated at a party in the Galileo Galilei college of Valencia, which affected 168 people and forced 25,000 students to suspend classes at the beginning of October, followed by one from Gandia (Valencia), with 158 cases and which led to the closure of nightlife in the town in mid-July. weeks.

In the province of Alicante, outbreaks stand out in a nursing home in Pilar de la Horadada, with 80 cases, and in another in Elda, with 71, and in the province of Castellón an outbreak in Peñíscola with 67 affected and another in the capital with 35 cases. EFE


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