Incidence in Spain continues its downward trend. This Thursday, it has fallen from the barrier of 60 infections per 100,000 inhabitants, and stands at 59.02 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. On Friday of last week, the incidence data fell from the symbolic barrier of 70 infections per 100,000 inhabitants.
By age group, the 12 to 19-year-old group has an incidence rate of less than 50, which falls within the range considered low risk, with 48 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. The strata over 50 years old, up to 80 years old, are also in this low risk range because they have an incidence of less than 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
Spain has notified 2,400 new cases this Thursday, a decrease compared to the same day last week, when 3,031 new cases were registered. In total, 4,959,091 people have been infected by COVID since the start of the pandemic.
Catalunya, which adds 574 new cases; Andalusia, with 406; and Madrid, which adds 354 new infections, are the regions with the highest number of new cases diagnosed this Friday. On the other hand, the incidence is low in all the autonomous communities. Specifically, five communities are already below 50 cases, with low contagion risk levels: Valencian Community (47), Navarra (46), Castilla y León (39), Galicia (30), and Asturias, with 18. For On the other hand, the incidence in Andalusia stands at 50 cases.
Hospital pressure and the number of deaths also show increasingly lower figures. Occupancy in the UCIS continues to decline and stands at 7.76%, while bed occupancy falls to 2.08%. The communities with the greatest pressure in their hospitals are Madrid, with 16.26% of beds occupied in the ICU; Catalunya, with 11.56%; and Euskadi, with 10.53% occupancy in the ICU.
The health authorities have also reported 18 registered deaths, making a total of 86,415 deaths from COVID since the start of the pandemic. It represents a decrease compared to this Wednesday, when 39 deaths were reported.
Advancement of vaccination: 77.2% of the population with the complete anti-COVID regimen
It is increasingly difficult for Spain to vaccinate, but the immunization campaign continues to advance. Spain has registered 36,613,575 million people with maximum immunity this Thursday, 77.2% of the population.
On the other hand, 79.4% already have at least one dose, and by age group, all vaccinable groups already have more than 77% with at least one puncture. Specifically, the 12 to 19-year-old group, the last to enter the campaign, have 83% of their population with one dose.
The region that makes the most progress in vaccination continues to be Asturias, with 84.2% of immunized people. The Balearic Islands follow the tail, with 70.4% people with both doses.
Navarra does not register new admissions or deaths from COVID-19 in another day below 20 infections
The pandemic curve continues to fall in Navarra, where this morning all restrictions will be in force except the use of the mask indoors once the end of the epidemic circulation has been declared. Contagions and the accumulated incidence continue to decline and, in addition, in the last 24 hours there have been no admissions and no deaths from COVID-19. The removal of these restrictions will affect the capacity in the sectors of economic or social activity, both in the interior as well as the exterior of them. Some of these spaces are places of worship, weddings and funerals, commercial establishments, libraries, museums, cinemas, theaters, recreational and cultural shows, or sports facilities, among others.
The Navarro Health Service (Osasunbidea) has reported 19 cases of COVID-19 after having performed 1,579 diagnostic tests, which place positivity at 1.2%, well below that recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) . With these figures and according to data from the Ministry of Health, the accumulated incidence at 14 days in the provincial community is below 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, the threshold considered as acceptable