He coronavirus has subjected the world to a health crisis that will mark an era. After exploding in China a few months ago, the covid-19 has managed to spread to all continents, although it has been primed especially in Europe and the United States, already becoming the epicenter of infections. After frightening the Asian giant, Italy was the European power that received the greatest onslaught of cases, although these have multiplied exponentially in Spain in recent days to the point of the alarm state has been prolonged. These are the most relevant data of the day:
Figures of infected and deceased in Spain
The cases of coronavirus registered in Spain they rise to a total of 102,136, which represents an increase of almost 8,000 infected in the last 24 hours, according to the latest official count of the Ministry of Health, released today, Wednesday, April 1. The Community of Madrid, with 29,840 infected, is the autonomous region with the most infected with covid-19.
The number of deceased has risen to 9,053, of which more than a third (3,865 deaths) are concentrated in Madrid. On the positive side, 22,647 patients have been discharged. In any case, it should be borne in mind that as regards the number of infected, the Health data are usually somewhat lower than the real ones, since the regional councils always have more up-to-date data.
After Madrid, Catalonia is the community with the most infections:
Last hour of the coronavirus
Coronavirus in Asturias: last minute of the number of cases
The coronavirus epidemic continues to plague Asturias. The number of cases of infected by covid-19 in this community are already more than 1,230, with at least 55 deaths, according to the latest official data.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Asturias].
Coronavirus in Galicia: last minute of the number of cases in Vigo and A Coruña
The bill of coronavirus in lives continues its progressive increase. If yesterday was the day with the most deaths, 16, today there have been 9 deaths, bringing the total number of deaths with covid-19 to 97 in the community. All the victims suffered from previous pathologies, according to information from the Xunta.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Vigo].
The health area of A Coruña and Cee registers this Tuesday, March 31, a total of 817 positive cases of which there are 252 hospitalized patients. In the University Hospital Complex of A Coruña (Chuac) there are 39 patients in the ICU and 168 in the ward, to which are added another 13 patients with Covid-19 in the Cee hospital, 12 admitted to the Chiron, 19 in the Model and 1 in the San Rafael.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in A Coruña].
Coronavirus in Castilla-León: last minute of the number of cases
The number of cases infected by the COVID-19 coronavirus increased by 410 people on the last day in Castilla y León, bringing the total number of confirmed patients to 6,211, according to data recorded until 11:30 am on Tuesday. and made public by the Ministry of Health. The death toll stands at 516.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Zamora].
Coronavirus in Catalonia: last minute of the number of cases
The coronavirus epidemic continues to spread in Catalonia. The number of cases of infected by covid-19 in this community amounts to 18,773, with 1,672 deaths, according to the latest data released by the Department of Health of the Generalitat.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Catalonia].
Coronavirus in Murcia: last minute of the number of cases
The Region of Murcia already registers at least 34 deaths and more than 974 infections, according to the data offered this Tuesday at 11:30 AM, from the Ministry of Health.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Murcia].
Coronavirus in Andalusia: last minute of the number of Malaga and Córboba cases
Andalusia already reaches 5,818 affected by coronavirus, according to data released at 11:30 am on Monday by the Ministry of Health, which indicates that the deaths in the autonomous community amount to 248, 12 more than on Monday.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Andalusia].
The number of people infected with coronavirus in Córdoba reached 572 cases on Monday, after registering 99 new infected in 24 hours, according to data provided by the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía. This is the highest increase in infections registered in the province in a single day since the pandemic began. Córdoba is the fifth province with the most cases in Andalusia, after Malaga (1,321), Seville (1,052), Granada (963) and Jaén (599).[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Córdoba].
Coronavirus in the Valencian Community: last minute of the number of cases in Alicante and Valencia
The coronavirus pandemic continues to progress in the Valencian Community and leaves another 29 dead in the last 24 hours, from Sunday night to Monday night. There are already 339 deaths from Covid-19: 34 in Castelló, 147 in Alicante and 158 in Valencia. In addition, in this 24-hour period, 398 other positive cases have been detected, 27 in Castelló, 182 Alicante and 189 in Valencia. Yesterday, the coronavirus cases were higher, with 43 dead and 326 new infected in Valencia and the Valencian Community.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Valencia].
Twelve people have died in the province of Alicante in the last day due to the coronavirus. The figure represents a decrease compared to the previous day, when there were 20 deaths, the highest number since the start of the pandemic. Across the province, 147 people have died of the disease.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Alicante].
Coronavirus in the Balearic Islands: last minute of the number of cases in Mallorca and Ibiza
The cases of coronavirus in the Balearic Islands rebound with 69 new infections, bringing the total number of those affected to 1,069. In addition, there have been five more deaths, with which there are already 42 deaths in the archipelago.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Mallorca].[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Ibiza].
Coronavirus in the Canary Islands: last minute of the number of cases
The registry of Covid-19 cases in the Canary Islands continues an ascending trajectory and already rises to 1,262 and deaths to 55. This is revealed by the latest data released by the Ministry of Health on Monday.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in the Canary Islands].
Coronavirus in Extremadura: last minute of the number of cases
Another black day in the region due to the coronavirus. The number of deaths in Extremadura from the disease has reached 133 people this Tuesday, according to the latest data published by the Ministry of Health in its daily bulletin. They are 27 more than this Monday. Those infected in the region number 1,628 patients, which indicates a progressive brake on the transmission curve.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Extremadura].
Coronavirus in Aragon: last minute of the number of cases
The last day left a dismal record in terms of deaths from coronavirus in Aragon, with 32, leaving the total number of deaths at 138 in the community. This is revealed by the balance that Public Health just released this Tuesday, waiting for the daily appearance of the Government of Aragon to reveal whether they are the accounts of a day or a new calculation of previous days updated, as happened a few days ago. This last balance also reflects 194 new infections, for a cumulative of 2,272 people, and 9 admissions to the ICU, with a total of 165.[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Aragon].
Coronavirus in Madrid: last minute of the number of cases
The Community of Madrid has added in the last 24 hours a total of 211 more deaths with coronavirus, which brings the total number of deaths since the epidemic began to 3,603, and is the third consecutive day of declines, 31.9 per one hundred less than yesterday, according to data released by the Ministry of Health on Tuesday. The death rate known today is the lowest in the last nine days in the region, and also represents 24.85% of the national figure. 27,509 infections have been confirmed in the Community of Madrid (3,419 more than yesterday), 1,514 people are admitted to the ICU (54 more) and there have been 9,330 cured (1,029 more).[[Follow the latest news about the coronavirus in Madrid].
Coronavirus in the Basque Country: last minute of the number of cases
Both cases and deaths in the Basque Country continue to rise and, currently, the Covid-19 already affects a total of 6,320 people in the Basque Autonomous Community, while the number of deceased stands at 325 and the cured people are 1,646 , according to the data offered this Sunday by Health.
Coronavirus in Navarra: last minute of the number of cases
Navarra registers a total of 2,305 positive cases of coronavirus and the number of deceased amounts to 113, representing an increase of 11 deaths, according to data published this Tuesday by the Ministry of Health.
Coronavirus in Castilla-La Mancha: last minute of the number of cases
Castilla-La Mancha has registered in the last 24 hours a total of 566 new infected with coronavirus, which brings the number of infected to 6,424, according to data released by the Ministry of Health. In addition, this Tuesday there are already 708 people killed by COVID-19, representing an upturn of 86 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Coronavirus in Cantabria: last minute of the number of cases
Cantabria has added 71 new cases of coronavirus in recent hours, 6.45% more, bringing the total to 1,171 in the region, where ten more deaths have been recorded, reaching 37.
Coronavirus in La Rioja: last minute of the number of cases
La Rioja has reached 1,810 confirmed cases of Coronavirus COVID-19. In addition, 85 people have already died from this cause.
Coronavirus in Ceuta and Melilla: last hour of the number of cases
The autonomous city of Ceuta has reached 34 positive cases for COVID-19 and 1 deceased on Tuesday. There are 54 cases of coronavirus in Melilla and one death has also been registered.
The decree of the state of alarm in Spain establishes that people must remain in their homes and only in these cases will they be able to circulate on public roads (always individually, unless accompanied by persons with disabilities, minors, elders, or by other just cause):
– Acquisition of food, pharmaceuticals and basic necessities
– Assistance to health centers, services and establishments
– Travel to the workplace to carry out their work, professional or business provision
– Return to the place of habitual residence
– Assistance and care for the elderly, minors, dependents, people with disabilities or especially vulnerable people
– Travel to banks and insurance offices
– Due to force majeure or need situation
– Any other activity of a similar nature (such as walking the dog)
In the framework of the limitation of freedom of movement linked to the state of alarm, some of the prohibited activities are:
– Take a walk, go for a run or to the gym, as well as bathe on the beach
– Go out with minors to a neighboring patio or other common area. Neither adults nor children can stay on the rooftop or play on a community patio
– Visit family or friends (except to serve elderly, dependent or vulnerable people)
– Go to eat at a bar or restaurant (these businesses can only serve food at home)
– Go to entertainment venues (must be closed)
The Council of Ministers has approved an economic and social shock plan to cope with the coronavirus crisis in Spain, which includes a set of economic emergency measures. The total cost will be around 200,000 million euros, as reported by the Government of Pedro Sánchez. These are the 10 most outstanding measures:
Mortgage moratorium. Approval of a moratorium on the payment of mortgages to people who have reduced their income or are unemployed due to the coronavirus.
Payment of supplies. Moratorium on the payment of basic supplies (water, electricity and gas) to vulnerable groups.
Social bonus. Automatic extension until September of the social bonus to beneficiary households.
Attention to elderly and dependent people. Creation of a specific contingency fund to reinforce care for the elderly, homeless and in nursing homes and dependents. Some 300 million euros will be allocated.
Flexibility of municipal spending. Relaxation of the spending rule so that municipalities can use their surplus if they invest it in social care items such as care for dependency, social services and all kinds of social problems associated with the coronavirus crisis. Some 300 million euros will be allocated.
ERTE authorization. The ERTE authorization process (temporary employment regulation files) will be streamlined. They will be considered made by force majeure and will be handled quickly.
Collection of unemployment in case of ERTE. Unemployment benefit guarantee in case of ERTE. All workers affected by these procedures will have the right to collect unemployment even if they do not meet the minimum contribution period required for it. In addition, the time the perception of this benefit lasts (counter to zero) will not be considered consumed.
Extension of unemployment benefit. Automatic extension of unemployment benefits. No one will lose their rights because they cannot go to the employment offices.
Boost to telework. Facilitate teleworking through an “important” endowment for companies to buy computers, while allowing workers to adapt or reduce their workday to care for their dependents, making it possible to reduce 100% of the day.
Help with family care. Right to family care for all workers without being sanctioned or dismissed (reduction of working hours even up to 100% or reorganization for family care up to second grade – grandchildren and grandparents).
The Government of Spain has established the control of land borders to decrease the risk of spread of the coronavirus. The restriction will last until the alarm state ends. Until that time, only Spanish citizens, residents of Spain, cross-border workers, and those who documentary proof of causes of force majeure or situation of need can access the national territory.
The closure of land borders will not affect the transport of goods to secure the supply chain. Nor to members of diplomatic and consular offices. Spaniards who are out of the country at this time may return. It does not affect Gibraltar or Andorra.
Closed colleges, institutes and universities
Nurseries, schools, institutes and universities remain closed throughout Spain at least during the period of validity of the state of alarm (until Sunday March 29), although it is very likely that this period should be extended.
Situation in China and other countries
While in China the thrust of the coronavirus begins to subside, in the second great epicenter of the disease, Italy, the data have not yet given rise to hope. The latest information indicates that the number of infected continues to grow rapidly.
The Ministry of Defense of China said Tuesday, March 17, in a statement that it had “successfully” developed a vaccine against the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes covid-19 pneumonia, and has authorized human tests, although he did not specify when such trials would begin.
According to the research team, led by epidemiologist Chen Wei, the vaccine has been developed in line with “international standards and local regulations” and is prepared to carry out “large-scale, safe and effective production.”