Coronavirus deaths mark their highest figure since late July

Deaths with coronavirus have once again exceeded 400. A figure that has not been seen since July 22, when they marked 545. This Friday, the Ministry of Health has reported 446 deaths with COVID-19 since Tuesday, which brings the total number of deaths since March 2020 to 113,725.

Likewise, infections also mark maximums from just a month ago and today, the ministry headed by Darias has reported 10,760 new cases since the previous report. Thus, since the pandemic began, 13,384,876 have been infected with coronavirus according to official data.

By communities, those that add the most cases to today's report are Andalusia (2,597), Catalonia (1,198) and Madrid (1,164). At the bottom are Ceuta (1); Melilla (28) and La Rioja (71).

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

Evolution of 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 rest of the indicators of COVID-19 in Spain remain low. Thus, the accumulated incidence for the last 14 days in people over 60 years of age, the group considered to be at risk and in which Health has focused, is this Friday at 129.82 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, compared to 130 Tuesday 17th.

For its part, in the hospital section, there are 2,455 people admitted with the virus – 147 less than three days ago – and in the intensive care units there are 146 patients, 23 less than on Tuesday.

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