The incidence drops again to 443 cases and Health registers 35,997 new infections since Friday

The incidence drops again to 443 cases and Health registers 35,997 new infections since Friday

The incidence of the coronavirus falls 19 points since Friday and stands at 443.89 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. It continues to be at "high" risk, according to the Health criteria, which occurs with between 300 and 500 cases. A month ago, the levels of this rate stood at almost 2,000 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

The general trend in Spain is downward, but in recent days, some communities have registered a slight upturn. The Canary Islands, with 893 cases, and Galicia, with 745, register a slight rise in incidence. Meanwhile, Andalusia and Castilla-La Mancha are the regions that report the lowest number of cases per 100,000 inhabitants, with less than 300 cases. The new infections since Friday are distributed as follows: Catalonia adds 5,777 positives; Galicia, 5,309, and Andalusia, 4,793.

The new infections also register decreasing figures, and this Monday after the weekend the Ministry adds 35,997 new infected to its official registry, although Health warns that Aragón has not updated its data because it is a holiday. In total, more than 11 million people have tested positive for coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.

Hospital pressure continues to decline. The percentage of beds occupied by COVID patients in the ICU drops from 9.31% to 8.88%. The hospitalization rate also drops 12 points to 11.68 after the weekend.

As for the deceased, the latest update indicates 161 deaths from COVID-19, for a total of 100,574 since the epidemiological crisis began in the country.

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 last 7 days and the comparison with the peak of the 3rd wave of the pandemic

Source: Ministry of Health

People between 12 and 19 years old have the highest incidence rate, with 720 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Meanwhile, those between 50 and 79 years old have a rate of less than 400 cases, as well as those under 11 years of age.

Spain evaluates menstrual disorders after the anti-COVID vaccine

European drug agencies evaluated in the second half of 2021 whether the COVID-19 vaccine could be causing menstrual disorders. They concluded, after reviewing all the information then available for each of the vaccines, that there was insufficient data to support "the hypothesis of a possible causal relationship."

Now, the Spanish Medicines Agency (AEMPS) has reported that it is starting a new evaluation as a result of "two studies that suggest an increase in the frequency of these disorders after vaccination, with slight and transitory changes in menstrual cycles."

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