This sunday is fulfilled one year from the arrival in Spain of the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, which began to be administered a day later.
In the middle of this anniversary, the omicron variant continues to cause an increase in infections in Spain and in the world, although immunization is making the figure not correspond to a similar increase in income and deaths.
Although Health does not notify new data during the weekend, the autonomous communities do. Catalonia has detected more than 8,500 new infections and 19 deaths on Christmas Day, with the risk of a soaring regrowth and an increase in hospital admissions.
The omicron variant is spreading throughout the world and in some countries it is already the dominant one. The new coronavirus exceeds 5.3 million deaths and has already infected more than 277 million people all over the planet.
This is how we tell you the last hour about the coronavirus, minute by minute.
The Valencian Vaccine Research Program COVID-19 (ProVaVac) ha assured this Sunday that the immunization of the population has contributed to the current incidence being 66.3% lower than that registered in January 2021. LGeneral Director of Analysis and Public Policies of the Valencian Community, Ana Berenguer, has highlighted the “extraordinary effort” of citizens to get vaccinated, as confirmed by the fact that more than 90% of the Valencian population has already received the complete guideline, according to a statement from the Generalitat.
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Russia logged on saturday less than 24,000 daily cases for the first time in more than two months, while for the third consecutive day deaths did not reach a thousand, as reported by the country’s health authorities. In total, 23,721 new infections and 968 deaths from COVID have been reported, figures that confirm a downward trend in the incidence.
Belgium new sanitary restrictions apply from this Sunday, which include closure of cinemas, theaters and concert halls, as well as the prohibition of the public in the stadiums. The measures, which have set the culture sector on its feet, are applied when the country has a cumulative incidence of 1,094 points, although infections have been declining since the end of November.
The cases detected on Saturday in Navarra fell almost by half, when counting 1,165 positives, according to the provisional data provided by the Provincial Government. In Navarra this week 921 cases have been registered on Monday, 1,099 on Tuesday, 1,611 on Wednesday, 1,942 on Thursday and 2,036 on Friday.
Cantabria has registered for the second day in a row a decrease in infections, with 455 new positives in 24 hours, 177 less than the previous count, although the incidence at 14 days continues to rise and is already well above 900 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (931) and hospitalized patients have increased by 10, to 110, according to the data provided by the Ministry of Health.
Catalonia reports a total of 8,502 infections and 19 deaths in the last 24 hours. In total, the number of confirmed COVID cases since the beginning of the pandemic already rises to 1,200,037 in this region and the number of deaths to 24,453. The risk of regrowth with the omicron variant continues to skyrocket in this sixth wave and stands at 1,691 points, 267 more than yesterday, and hospital admissions both in the plant and in intensive care units also increase.
Good morning, at this point we begin the minute-by-minute narration of the last hour of the coronavirus pandemic, which leaves more than 89,000 deaths and 5.7 million infections since March 2020.