February 27, 2021

Health registers 530 deaths and the incidence falls below 400 cases with the lowest daily number of infections in two months

The Ministry of Health has notified 10,057 new cases of coronavirus this Tuesday, the lowest daily figure since December 10, which confirms the downward trend of last week. The cumulative incidence, which yesterday stood at 416.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, also continues to decline and stands at 385.7 cases.

How is the epidemic evolving now?

Evolution of the cases, deaths, hospitalizations and those admitted to the ICU notified each day according to the notification date. The average of the last week is shown

Source: Ministry of Health

The health authorities have registered 530 deaths in the last 24 hours. Since the beginning of the health crisis, 65,979 people have died in Spain, 1,290 of them in the last seven days, and 3,096,343 have been infected.

According to the balance of this day, there are 19,595 people admitted with coronavirus, representing 15.35% of beds occupied by COVID patients. In the case of ICUs, this percentage rises to 37.4%, which represents 4,053 people in one of these units.

By Communities, the one that incorporates the most new cases to the total balance is Madrid, with 2,342 more cases; followed by the Valencian Community, with 2,063; Catalunya, which reports 1,829; and Andalusia, which totals 1,001. In terms of incidence, the worst data is found in the Community of Madrid, with 529 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Also above the average are the Comunitat Valenciana (470.7), Castilla y León (464.8), Andalucía (454.4), Aragón (416.7) and Euskadi (392.6), in addition to the autonomous cities from Ceuta (449.4) and Melilla (588.5).

1,096,922 people with the two doses

The number of citizens vaccinated with the complete guideline in Spain against the coronavirus reaches 1,096,922 people this Tuesday, according to Health data. Since the vaccination campaign began, 2,914,755 doses have been received and distributed among the autonomous communities, of which 2,624,512 have been administered, 90% of the total.

At the moment, the vaccines being administered are those from Pfizer / BioNtech, Moderna and AstraZeneca, but it is expected that the Janssen / J & J and Sanofi Pasteur / GSK vaccines will soon be approved and will begin to be administered. Of the vaccines administered so far, 2,491,865 correspond to that of Pfizer / BioNtech (the first brand that was authorized in Spain), 103,690 are from Moderna and 28,957 from AstraZeneca / Oxford.

In Andalusia, where 85.9% of the doses received have been placed, 194,477 people have been immunized. In Catalonia, with 87.9% of the injected doses, 166,104 people have the full regimen and in Madrid, with 89.6%, 156,682 people. These three are the communities that have received the most doses according to the parameters established by Health, which is why more citizens are already immunized, although the percentage of injected doses over those delivered is below the average.

The Ministry of Health confirmed this Monday that Moderna will cut the shipment of vaccines by half this week compromised by a readjustment in their production. A reduction that the pharmaceutical company plans to compensate with the shipment of those doses during the month of March.


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