Death toll in Western Autonomous Regions exceeds first wave of epidemic
As far as the Andalusia autonomous region is concerned, although the single-day death record occurred on April 8 (with 54 deaths), but the 1607 deaths in the second wave of epidemic have exceeded the 1,428 in the first wave.
Due to the spread among seasonal workers, the Autonomous Region of Aragon has always been the focus of the epidemic. In the second wave of the local epidemic, 1,068 people were killed by the new crown virus, while 909 people were killed in the first wave. The death toll was on November 13, with 44 cases.
Asturias Autonomous Region has worsened the epidemic situation in recent weeks. At present, there are more than 600 cases per 100,000 residents in the area, and the ICU is on the verge of collapse. In the second wave of the epidemic, 393 people were killed, and in the first wave, 336 people were killed. The death toll was the largest on November 15, with 25 cases.
The death toll in the Autonomous Region of Murcia has even doubled from the first wave. From March to June, the local death toll was 147, and from August 6 to the present, the death toll reached 335.
Catalonia restarts the catering industry next week
“Catalonia The “Morning News” reported that according to the Catalan Autonomous Government, the local government plans to open 30%of the interior space and terraces of bars and restaurants from the 23rd, and open until 5 pm.
According to the downgrade plan designated by the Catalan Autonomous Government, the local unblocking and downgrading will be divided into four stages, each of which lasts for 15 days. At different stages, public facilities such as cinemas, theaters, auditoriums, concert halls, universities and gymnasiums will be gradually opened to varying degrees.
It is reported that, except for public areas, shopping centers may reopen at 50%capacity. At most one hundred people can gather in religious activities and civil ceremonies.
The Andalusian epidemic is complicated
The “Abbesai” reported that since the beginning of the epidemic, as of the 17th, the new crown virus in the Autonomous Region of Andalusia The number of infections has exceeded 200,000. While vaccine development is in full swing, the epidemic in Andalusia seems to be under control. According to the data on the 17th, there were 1,889 new infections in the local area, which is the lowest number since the end of October.
These nearly 1,900 new cases mainly occurred in Seville and the province of Cadiz. However, in the province of Granada, which has received the most attention from experts, the number of new cases has decreased to 166 in the past 24 hours. This is also the best recent local data.
Despite the reduction in infection data in Andalusia, the death toll is still high. On the 17th, 89 new deaths were added, which was the second highest number after 95 new deaths in a single day last week.
According to provinces, Granada is the place with the largest number of deaths, with 34 cases. Cadiz followed closely with 15 cases. There are 10 cases in Seville. There are 9 cases in Malaga.
In general, the Andalusian Autonomous Region currently has 3357 patients hospitalized, of which 524 are in the intensive care unit.
The promise has not been fulfilled by Ayoso to postpone the procurement of protective materials
The SER radio reported that Isabel Diaz Ayoso, Chairman of the Autonomous Community of Madrid, in July It was announced on the 16th that a new”centralized procurement plan for hospital protective materials” is underway. This procurement can be implemented”at a more competitive price” and related materials will be in place in October.
However, it has now come to mid-November, and Ayuso’s promised purchase plan has not yet been completed. According to the Ministry of Health spokesperson’s explanation, the project is still being finalized. The reason for the delay is that the framework agreement to obtain these materials is still being drafted and the contract is not yet ready. The spokesperson did not confirm when it could be completed.
It is worth noting that more than 16,000 medical workers in Madrid were infected in the first wave of the epidemic. The Ministry of Health admitted that nearly 22%of the positive cases in Madrid were found among healthcare workers.