Wednesday, August 4

Aragon requests a curfew in Jaca, Huesca, Monzón and Barbastro

The Accumulated Incidence at seven days in Aragon is 448.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. However, there are four municipalities in the community that stand out for their high levels. Jaca is the one with the highest incidence with 1,371 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Huesca with 628, Monzón with 624 and Barbastro with 528.

The Department of Health has considered it necessary to apply the curfew in all municipalities with more than 10,000 inhabitants that exceed a cumulative incidence of 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in seven days and in which there is community transmission.

The rest of the community remains at level two with modulations. This means the closure of the hotel and nightlife at 00:30, although the admission of customers can only be until 00:00. The capacity remains the same, 100% on the terrace in groups of maximum 10 people and 50% indoors in groups of six, consumption in the bar is not allowed.

In the celebrations, groups of 90 people are allowed, which can be expanded to 150 proving the immunological status of the attendees or a diagnostic test, the list of attendees is mandatory to be able to establish contacts in case there is a positive.

In mass events, a maximum of 250 people indoors and 500 outdoors, respecting the safety distance. The capacity in shops, swimming pools, shops and worship remains at 75%.

In colonies with overnight stays in buildings, maximum groups of 55 participants are established and camping in tents is suspended. In addition, a complete vaccination schedule is required in the age ranges that can, a past infection between the previous 11 and 180 days or a negative diagnostic test.

Epidemiological situation

74.14% of those infected are less than 44 years old, which coincides with those age groups that are beginning the vaccination period or that have only one dose. By age group, those from 20 to 29 years old is the one with the highest incidence with 1,206 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by those from 10 to 19 with 853 cases. The Minister of Health, Sira Repollés, explained that “a decrease in the accumulated incidence is being observed, although it is still much higher than the average age of the community. At the highest ages, in which the percentage of vaccination it is much higher, the incidence is lower than the community average but it is producing a slow growth of the curve “.

On the other hand, the number of patients admitted to conventional hospitalization has quadrupled since the beginning of July and ICU beds have doubled. The counselor has also highlighted the pressure of primary care in the tracing and follow-up of contacts.


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