The incidence of COVID in people over 60 rises more than 100 points and hospitalizations increase

The incidence in those over 60, the risk group in which the Health data is set, continues its upward trend. This Tuesday the Ministry registers a rise to 790.28 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days compared to the 676 that it marked in the last report on Friday.

However, by autonomous communities the incidence varies. There are eight regions with an incidence of over a thousand cases: Asturias, Cantabria, Castilla y León, Extremadura, Galicia, Murcia, Navarra, and La Rioja. Others, such as Andalusia, the Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Madrid report an incidence of the coronavirus that is around 500 cases in people over 60.

The Ministry of Health has registered 57,329 coronavirus infections since Friday, bringing the total number of cases reported by tests to 11,953,481. In the last report, 62,695 infections were reported.

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

Evolution of reported cases and deaths, 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

Regarding the deceased, the Ministry led by Darias has added 212 more, which places the number of deaths since March 2020 at 104,668. Of these, 203 have occurred in the last seven days.

In hospitals, as of this Tuesday, there are 6,883 people admitted with COVID, which translates into an occupation of 5.56%. Compared to the previous report, which recorded an occupancy rate of 5.12%, revenues have increased by more than 500 cases. The ICUs, with 360 patients with COVID, register a rise in occupancy, although only 31 patients compared to Friday.

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