The incidence in Spain continues to decline and this Thursday has fallen from the symbolic barrier of 100 cases, to 96.30 infections per 100,000 inhabitants. No such figures had been recorded since the end of June, when the fifth wave of the pandemic began.
The soil between the fourth and fifth waves was registered on June 22, when the contagion rate remained at 92.25 infections per 100,000 inhabitants. From there, it began to skyrocket, especially spurred by the younger ages, reaching 702 cases a month later. Since then it has dropped steadily.
The Ministry of Health has registered 4,075 new infections this Thursday, a decrease compared to yesterday, when 3,723 cases were registered. In total, 4,926,324 people have been infected by COVID since the start of the pandemic.
101 people have died in the last 24 hours, according to Health data, making a total of 85,739 deaths since the start of the pandemic. It is a slight increase compared to Wednesday, when 90 were reported.
Closure of newborn services in hospitals due to COVID-19
Despite the fact that almost all the indications of the coronavirus pandemic are positive, the consequences of COVID-19 continue to weigh down some health centers. Specifically, the Hospital del Sureste, in Madrid, which for a month You cannot count on the Neonatology service because their professionals must now take care of the patients in the Intensive Care Unit.