Spain borders on the low risk of Covid with the incidence of 54 cases per 100,000 inhabitants

The Ministry of Health has registered this Monday, with data provided by the autonomous communities, 4,271 new cases of coronavirus, of which 385 have been diagnosed in the last 24 hours, compared to the 877 registered on Friday, which brings to 4,965,399 the total number of people infected with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.

The nationwide average of coronavirus transmission is 54.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days, thus approaching the low-risk level (less than 50 cases).

Galicia has entered a new normal on Monday, with a Covid incidence of less than 25 cases (22.9), thus becoming, together with Asturias (16.1), the second community in this situation.

According to the data update of the Ministry of Health, the incidence of coronavirus is down 3.7 points over the weekend and stands at 54.1, at levels similar to those at the end of July 2020, when the second wave began.

The pandemic adds 4,271 new positives since Friday, bringing the total number of infections to 4,965,399, and 86,527 deaths, with 64 more deaths.

During the weekend the pressure in the ICUs, where there are 637 covid patients (38 less than on Friday), as well as in the hospital floor, where the 2,364 admitted (39 less), generate an occupancy of 1.9%, the same as three days ago.

Incidence by Autonomous Communities

In addition to the two communities in a new normality (Asturias and Galicia), another five are at low risk (between 25 and 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days). These are Andalusia (42.6), Castilla y León (35.6), Valencian Community (42.8), Navarra (47.3 and La Rioja (41.8).

Both the Canary Islands (50.6) and Extremadura (51.9) are about to enter the group of territories with low risk, while the rest remain at a medium level of contagion (between 50 and 150 cases).

According to the incidence by age groups, all the bands have incidences lower than the national average (54.1 cases), with the exception of those under 11 years of age (96.2 cases), the group between 30 and 39 years old (58, 4) and the one from 40 to 49 (55.1).

Deaths

Health has reported 112 deaths in the last 7 days, of which 19 have been notified by Andalusia, 15 by Madrid, 13 by Aragon and the same figure by the Basque Country.

The global lethality of the pandemic remains at 1.7% with Asturias leading this indicator with 2.9%.

Diagnostic tests

The communities have reported to Health that since the beginning of the pandemic they have carried out 59,314,343 diagnostic tests, 42,247,856 PCR and 17,066,487 antigens.

In the week of September 20 to 29, the autonomous regions have carried out 376,232 PCR -53,747 PCR per day- and 267,482 antigen tests -38,211 daily- which represents a total of 643,714 diagnostic tests. The number of tests per 100,000 inhabitants increased by 1% with a rate of 1,259.32.

Vaccination

Since last Friday, 25,373 doses have been inoculated, bringing the number of citizens (79.5% of the total population) who have at least one injected dose to 37,727,757.

Of this count, 36,745,965 have completed the vaccination, a figure that represents 77.4% of the population in Spain.

By age, 78% from 12 to 19 years old have completed the regimen (83.3% have the process started) and from 20 to 29 years old 74.4% have completed their vaccination, while the indicator of first doses in this range age stands at 79%.

In addition, 40 to 49 years have total coverage 86.3%, from 50 to 59, 93.6% have it and between 60 and 69 years, 97.3% have been fully vaccinated.

Those over 70 years of age have done so practically in its entirety, since 98.8% of people between 70 and 79 years of age are immunized and 100% of those over 80.

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