Tuesday, August 9

All coronavirus indicators rise, with more than 68,000 new infections registered since Tuesday

The Ministry of Health has registered 68,186 new cases of coronavirus since Tuesday: this brings to 12,681,820 the total number of people who have been infected so far in the pandemic and who have been diagnosed by testing. By communities, Madrid is the one with the most cases (17,313), followed by Catalonia (13,511), the Canary Islands (7,915) and the Valencian Community (4,812).

How is the epidemic evolving and how are we regarding the 3rd wave?

Evolution of cases and deaths reported, those hospitalized and those admitted to the ICU each day, the variation in last 7 days and the comparison with the peak of the 3rd wave of the pandemic. On April 1, 2022, the contagion surveillance system changed.

Source: Ministry of Health

On the rise this Friday the incidence in people over 60 years of age, the group in which Health puts the focus, which is today at 755.71 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. The previous data was 653.25 points.




In the deceased, the Ministry led by Darias has added 195 more, which places the number of deaths since March 2020 at 107,799. Of these, 194 have occurred in the last seven days.




Regarding hospitals, this Friday there are 8,205 people admitted, which translates into an occupation of 6.67%. Compared to the previous report, admissions have increased by 412. In ICUs, there are 388 COVID-19 patients.




The number of vaccinated in Spain continues to rise. As of this Friday, there are already 40 and a half million people who have received the complete guideline. Also, 25.3 million citizens have the booster dose, that is, 53.5% of the total population of the country.

By age groups, both those between 60 and 69 years of age, as well as those over 70, have the booster dose in more than 92% of all of them. In childhood vaccination, 55% of those under 12 years of age have received a puncture and 44.5% have the complete guideline.



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