Covid-19: Spain with 10,360 new cases since Saturday with contagions rising – News

In the last two days, health services also accounted for another 85 deaths attributed to covid-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 75,783.

The level of accumulated incidence (contagions) in Spain rose from 152 (Saturday) to 163 (today), diagnosed by 100,000 inhabitants in the previous 14 days.

The regions with the highest levels are Navarra (352), Madrid (273), Basque Country (272) and Catalonia (216).

In the last 24 hours, 931 people with the disease were admitted to hospitals across the country (914 on Saturday), of which 218 were in Catalonia, 210 in Madrid and 170 in Andalusia.

On the other hand, the number of hospitalized patients with covid-19 rose to 8,944 (8,416), which corresponds to 7% of the beds, of which 1,925 patients in intensive care units (1,892), 20% of the beds in this service.

Spanish Health Minister Carolina Darias said today in Valencia that the goal of reaching 70% vaccinated during the summer in Spain “is within reach” and announced that on April 15, the first 300,000 doses of the company’s vaccine will arrive. Janssen.

Darias added that Easter was a “big week” with more than two million doses of Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines injected in just seven days.

The control of people on land and river borders between Portugal and Spain will continue until April 15, due to the covid-19 pandemic, the two countries announced over the weekend.

This measure, which was scheduled to end today and which has now been renewed, keeps circulation between Portugal and Spain limited, with exceptions being the international transport of goods, cross-border workers and seasonal workers duly documented, and emergency and relief vehicles and emergency services. urgency.

The covid-19 pandemic caused at least 2,853,908 deaths worldwide, resulting from more than 131.2 million cases of infection, according to a report made by the French agency AFP.

In Portugal, 16,885 people died from 823,494 confirmed cases of infection, according to the most recent bulletin from the Directorate-General for Health.

The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China.

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