Spain has entered “very high” risk level of coronavirus transmission upon reaching an incidence of 511 cases per 100,000 inhabitants this Friday. The Ministry of Health has reported 33,359 infections, the highest daily number since July 13, and has added 41 deaths. The official count in Spain reaches 88,708 deaths and the cases registered since the beginning of the pandemic amount to 5,455,527.
The Ministry of Health and the autonomous communities have approved the expansion of the booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine a Over 40 years of age and essential workers immunized with AstraZeneca.
Given the general increase in coronavirus infections and the advance of the omicron variant, some of the communities with the highest incidence They have recommended reducing social and family gatherings this Christmas.
The president of Asturias, Adrián Barbón, has been admitted to the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus. The new coronavirus, SARS-COV-2, has already caused 5.3 million deaths and has infected more than 272 million of people all over the planet,
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EE.UU. A federal appeals court has reinstated an executive order from US President Joe Biden on Friday, ruling that companies with 100 or more workers ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19.
Here’s what is known about the new omicron variant of COVID: it contains more than 30 mutations. With a “high number of mutations”, it is investigated if it is more contagious, escapes vaccines or increases the severity.
And on the outside, The United Kingdom is accelerating its vaccination campaign and will reopen the large vaccine fields in football stadiums to meet the goal of administering booster doses to the entire adult population before the end of the year.
Given the general increase in coronavirus infections and the advance of the omicron variant, some of the communities with the highest incidence have recommended reducing social and family gatherings this Christmas.
Nine communities are already at a high risk level due to the occupation of their ICUs, with Catalonia soaring, the Basque Country, Valencian Community, Asturias and Murcia now have a higher level of occupation in ICUs than in the fifth wave. Read the complete information here.
We review the last hour: Health has notified this Friday the highest number of infections since mid-July, with 33,359 cases. In addition, it reports 41 deaths since the last report, so that the official count in Spain reaches 88,708 deaths and the cases registered since the beginning of the pandemic amount to 5,455,027.
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