Although there has been 32 deaths from coronavirus in the last week, Spain has not reported any deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours. The number of new cases is 156.
In addition, a total of 11,617 people have been admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 10 in the last 7 days; while 124,536 people have required hospitalisation, 151 in the last week.
Andalucía, Aragón, Baleares, Canarias, Cantabria, Ceuta, Comunidad Valenciana, Extremadura, Galicia, Melilla and Navarra have not reported any deaths in the last seven days. However, in Andalusia a total of 1,404 people have died; in Aragon 826; in Asturias 314; in the Balearic Islands 209; in the Canary Islands 209; in Cantabria 202; in Castilla-La Mancha 2,945; and in Castilla y León 1,928.
In addition, 5,587 people have died in Catalonia as a consequence of the coronavirus; in Ceuta, there have been 4 deaths since the start of the pandemic; in the Valencian Community 1,332; in Extremadura 508; in Galicia 609; in Madrid 8,691; in Melilla 2; in Murcia 148; in Navarra 490; in the Basque Country 1,424; and in La Rioja 362.
In total, 12,804 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 in Andalusia; in Aragon 5,812; in Asturias 2,431; in the Balearic Islands 2,142; the Canary Islands in total 2,371 people have tested positive for PCR; in Cantabria 2,327; in Castilla-La Mancha 17,702; and in Castilla y León 19,254.
Likewise, in Catalonia 59,423 cases have been registered; in Ceuta 163; in the Valencian Community 11,381; in Extremadura 2,983; in Galicia 9,154; in Madrid 70,051; in Melilla 122 cases; in Murcia 1,626; in Navarra 5,303; In the Basque Country, 13,595 positive people have been diagnosed following the PCR tests; and in La Rioja 4,063.
“The epidemic was first detected in late February but increased in mid-April and although it is now decreasing, we are still detecting many more cases, especially suspicious ones, but we continue with a downward trend,” said the director of the Coordination Centre of Alerts and Health Emergencies, Fernando Simón.
Valencian Community and Alicante Province
Health has reported 24 new infections and 2 deaths, both of which were in care homes. In addition there have been 140 discharges, the vast majority in the province of Valencia, where a large number of new infections are also concentrated.
New infections, by province: 3 in the province of Castellón, 2 in the province of Alicante and 17 in the province of Valencia. In addition, there are 2 unassigned cases. In total, the number of positives amounts to 11,381 people.
By provinces, Valencia currently has a total of 61 hospital admissions – 4 in the UCI – Alicante 43 admissions – with 8 in the UCI – and 11 in the province of Castellón – with 2 the UCI -. The number of admissions represents 15 more than the number of discharges, which amounts to 140 in the last hours.
The highest number is in Valencia (88), followed by Alicante (41) and finally Castellón (11).
Situation of care homes
As for the situation of the nursing homes, a cloudy day. The two deaths reported today have both occurred in these centres, located in the province of Valencia.
In addition, a total of 52 residences continue to have cases among their inmates, five fewer than yesterday: 7 in Castellón, 14 in Alicante and 31 in Valencia. As for active surveillance, there are 28: 8 in Castellón, 7 in Alicante and 13 in Valencia.