Health reports the lowest number of new Covid cases and deaths in a weekend since July

The Ministry of Health has registered this Monday, with data provided by the autonomous communities, 8,167 new cases of coronavirus, of which 746 have been diagnosed in the last 24 hours, compared to the 1,961 registered last Friday, which brings to 3,741,767 the total number of people infected with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.

As for the deceased by Covid-19, 16 more have been reported, of which 51 have been registered in the last week. This brings the global death toll from coronavirus in Spain to 80,517 people.

These data suppose lowest in a weekend since July 2020. On Monday, July 27, 6,361 new infections and two deaths were reported.

It should be remembered that Health does not report infections on Saturdays and Sundays because not all communities transfer their numbers.

According to the cumulative incidence in the last 14 days, the report shows that it continues to decline, standing at 104.56 cases per 100,000 residents, compared to 108.46 reported on Friday by the department led by Carolina Darias.

At the moment there are 3,414 patients admitted for Covid-19 throughout Spain and 917 in an ICU, although in the last 24 hours there have been 291 admissions and 161 discharges. The occupancy rate of beds occupied by coronavirus stands at 2.77% and in ICUs at 9.69%.

Vaccination

The autonomous communities have inoculated last week more than 3.2 million doses against Covid-19, the highest weekly figure since the vaccination began in December, after a weekend in which 960,215 serums have been administered .

According to the vaccination data of the Ministry of Health, last week closed with 3,234,962 punctures, thus exceeding the record number of the previous week, which was 3,180,169 inoculated doses.

Of the almost 1 million serums punctured this weekend, 563,053 have been to complete the guideline.

Thus, Spain is close to the 15 million immunized persons foreseen by the Executive for this week, reaching 12,813,055, 27% of the population, while 8,661,733 citizens have the first puncture.

In total, the sum of vaccinated with the first serum and the complete schedule shows 21,474,788 citizens with some protection against the coronavirus, a figure that represents 45.3% of the population.

More doses

This week 3.5 million vaccines against the coronavirus will arrive in Spain, as reported by the Secretary General for Digital Health, Alfredo González, at a press conference with the director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies, Fernando Simón .

Specifically, between this Monday and Tuesday, 2.4 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be received; at the end of this week 300,000 of Moderna’s vaccine will arrive; More than 130,000 doses of Janssen’s vaccine are expected to be received Thursday; and this Tuesday they will receive more than 400,000 doses of AstraZeneca.

“The vaccination data indicate that from Monday to Monday the three million doses have once again been exceeded for the second consecutive week, making Spain the fourth most in the European Union that administers more doses per 100,000 inhabitants per day,” González said. .

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