Three people users of the network of Basque residences have died from covid-19 in the last hours, according to data provided by the provincial councils of Bizkaia and Álava (The Gipuzkoa has not yet updated its data). Specifically, one of them has died in Bizkaia while the other two have died in Alava centers. In addition, there are a total of 79 infected people.
On Bizkaia, a user has died from covid-19 in the last hours and another 32 are confirmed positive, 14 less than a week ago. Of that total, five are hospitalized, while the other 27 remain in their respective residential centers in the territory.
In addition, there are 41 workers who have tested positive and 26 are in isolation, compared to 43 a week ago.
The residence Santa y Real Casa de la Mercy of Bilbao adds 14 positives, while Mundaka’s Gure Etxea has six. One less, five, there is in the center of San Esteban 1 de Getxo. The Sanitas center and the Miranda Foundation, both in Barakaldo, each have one confirmed case.
On Álava, a user of the Burgelu center in Elburgo and another in the Carema residence in Jungitu have died from the coronavirus.
In addition, with respect to the balance of last Thursday, the active positives have increased to 47, 17 more, and all these new infected have been detected in the Nuestra Señora de Okon residence in Bernedo. In this private center there are already 24 users who have tested positive, two of whom are hospitalized.
The other two residences that register COVID cases among their users are Burgelu in Elburgo and Carema in Jungitu, both private. In Burgelu there are 14 residents with covid, all vaccinated, of which two are admitted. In Carema’s, there are 9 positives, one hospitalized.
74 positives in Navarra residences
In Navarra, active cases of covid-19 have been reduced since last Friday, and there are currently 74 positives. Of these, 52 remain in their center, 42 of them with symptoms, four asymptomatic and six in home hospitalization, while 12 have been transferred to an intermediate resource, nine are admitted to a hospital, and one is at home .
Since last friday a resident person has died in a center for the elderly, bringing the number of people who died in the fifth wave to six.
Among professionals at the centers, the incidence has also decreased, and thus it has gone from 40 infected people on Friday to 36, of which 24 manifest symptoms of the disease and 12 without signs of the virus.
George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.