Tuesday, October 19

The incidence falls to 62 cases with 2,290 new infections, the lowest figure since July of last year

The incidence in Spain continues to decline, and this Tuesday it has fallen to 62.58 infections per 100,000 inhabitants, figures that have not been seen since July 2020. Last Friday, Spain passed the symbolic barrier of 70 cases due to every 100,000 inhabitants.

Spain has notified 2,290 new cases this Tuesday, a decrease compared to the same day last week, when 2,450 new cases were registered. In total, 4,953,930 people have been infected by COVID since the start of the pandemic.

Catalunya, which adds 493 new cases; Madrid, which totals 394; and Andalusia, with 323 new infections, are the regions with the highest number of new cases diagnosed this Tuesday.

Health authorities have also reported 60 deaths, making a total of 86,358 deaths from COVID since the start of the pandemic. It represents a decrease compared to this Monday, when 69 deaths were reported after the weekend.

Navarra announces the return to “normality” and removes all restrictions against COVID-19

After declaring the week the end of the epidemic circulation of COVID-19, this Tuesday the president of Navarra, MarĂ­a Chivite, announced in an emergency appearance the return to “normality” prior to the pandemic with the end of all Restrictions against COVID-19 “except those related to education and sports agreed in the interterritorial Health” and the use of the mask indoors, which will continue to be mandatory. In this way, as of October 1, it will be possible to make use of the dance floors in the discotheques and the bar consumption in all the hospitality establishments and there will be no capacity and schedule limitations. With the accumulated incidence at historical lows and with more than 75% of the population vaccinated with the complete schedule, the head of the Regional Executive has celebrated the entry of Navarra “into a different scenario” without restrictions, although she has made an appeal “to be prudent because the virus will continue to circulate. ”

“At the end of February of last year we detected the first case of coronavirus, from that day our lives began to change, having to take very hard and complicated measures. We have changed our way of life and we have become accustomed to living with measures such as use of the mask. Exiting the pandemic has been a collective commitment to the enormous response to vaccination, which will have to continue in order to bring them closer to normality prior to the COVID-19 pandemic “, declared the President of Navarra .



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