The number of cases of coronavirus in Spain it does not stop rising. There are already, according to the data provided by the Ministry of Health this Sunday, 78,797 infected throughout the country, which now totals 6,528 deceased with Covid-19. In the last 24 hours, 838 people have lost their lives with Covid-19, a new record.
This is the third consecutive day that Spain sets a record for deaths, but the good news is that the number of recovered patients continues to increase. The count for this Sunday raises that figure to 14,709 (2,424 more than this Saturday). But we must also attend to the rise in patients who remain admitted to the Intensive Care Units (ICU), which now total 4,907, 332 more than yesterday.
Precisely this Saturday the director of the Center for Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies, warned that the saturation of these units will come “at the end of next week, or the beginning of the next”, and that is going to be the main problem that Spain is going to face. So this data will have to be followed carefully.
Returning to the data for this Sunday, the Madrid’s community It is still the most affected with 22,677 positive for Covid-19, and it has also overcome the barrier of 3,000 deaths (3,082). However, there are 7,491 patients who have been cured in the region, although 1,429 remain admitted to the ICU.
Catalonia It ranks second in the most affected communities, adding 15,026 cases. The number of deaths with coronavirus there is 1,226 people, with 1,391 remaining hospitalized in Intensive Care Units. Although this Sunday adds 3,455 cured.