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Health registers 55,578 new cases of coronavirus since Tuesday and adds 201 deaths

The Ministry of Health has added 55,578 new coronavirus infections this Friday, which brings the total number of people infected with COVID-19 notified by tests since the start of the pandemic to 12,009,059. By communities, the one that adds the most cases is Catalonia (7,994), followed by Madrid (6,926), Castilla y León (4,888) and Euskadi (3,469).

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

Evolution of the cases and deaths reported, those hospitalized and those admitted to the ICU each day, the variation in the 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

The incidence in those over 60 years of age, the risk group in which the Ministry directed by Darias focuses, continues to rise and is found at 813.22 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, compared to 790.28 points of the last day.

In hospitals, there are 6,858 people admitted with coronavirus as of this Friday, which translates into an occupation of 5.53%. Compared to the previous report, admissions remain at the level of 6,800 patients. In the ICUs, there are 362 COVID-19 patients.

Regarding the deceased, Health has added 201 more, which places the number of deaths since the start of the pandemic at 104,869. Of these, 234 have occurred in the last seven days.

To date, 94.48 million vaccines against COVID-19 have been administered in Spain. Of the total inoculated, 39,053 million have the complete guideline. In addition, there are 24,824 people who already have the booster dose, that is, 52.4% of the population.

By age groups, both people between 60 and 69 years of age, as well as those over 70, exceed 90% of those immunized. In the first of them, 92.05% have the complete guideline and in the second, 92.31%.

In childhood vaccination, 54.3% of children between 5 and 12 years old have received a dose, while 42.6% already have the complete schedule.

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