The accumulated incidence this Tuesday has exceeded 600 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. Specifically, this indicator has marked 622.41, a figure that had not been reached since last February. The increase in infections is particularly worrying about its impact on hospital occupation: in this batch there are 6,856 people hospitalized, 374 more than the previous day and 2,673 more if compared to the data from a week ago.
The Ministry of Health has registered 27,286 new coronavirus infections and 29 deaths in the last 24 hours. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, 4,189,136 people have been infected in Spain and 81,148 have died, 67 of them in the last seven days. Currently, hospital occupancy is 5.73% in the ward and 12.23% in the ICU.
The greatest increase in infections occurs in recent weeks among the youngest age groups. These segments of the population are the ones that have received the least vaccines, so they are more exposed to the virus after the lifting of the restrictions that several communities are now reimposing, such as the limitation or prohibition of nightlife and curfews. The incidence among those between 20 and 29 years old this Tuesday reached 1,838.15 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days; the next group with the worst records is 12 to 19 years of age, with 1,525.81 cases; and those between 30 and 39 reach 833.78 cases.
By autonomous communities, those with the most new infections registered with Castilla y León, with 3,538 cases; Navarra, which totals 3,452; and Calanuya, with 3..293. Precisely, the Navarrese justice has overturned this Tuesday the claims of the regional government to establish a curfew, as is already the case in Catalonia, where it has obtained judicial endorsement. This community is the one with the highest incidence: there have been 1,240.22 infected inhabitants per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days.