Last minute coronavirus | Andalusia triples the cases in 24 hours and Madrid reduces the incidence by 75%

The new coronavirus pandemic has overcome the 60 million threshold of confirmed infections, according to the latest update from Johns Hopkins University. So, so far, a total of 60,101,887 people have been infected with covid-19 all over the world. During the day, more than 588,000 new positives, according to the data offered by the aforementioned institution.

The hardest hit countries of the world in terms of infections are the United States, India and Brazil, which have registered more than 12 million cases, more than 9.2 million and 6.1 million, respectively.

Regarding deaths, the disease caused by the new coronavirus has already left 1,416,112, more than 12,700 during the day this Wednesday.

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14:42 – MELILLA | The territory has achieved get off the barrier of a thousand cases coronavirus assets for the first time in more than a month, standing at 982, after registering 81 more cured than new positives this Wednesday.

According to the latest update of the data from the Ministry of Economy and Social Policies, responsible for the Public Health area, the health authorities have notified 20 new infections, compared to the 101 patients who have been considered recovered, which has managed to reduce the number of active cases compared to the 1,063 the day before.

14:31 – The mayor of Madrid, José Luis Martínez-Almeida, reiterated this Thursday the importance of not going to Puerta del Sol this year to celebrate the beginning of 2021, and added that "grapes, better at home".

"It's going to be a different Christmas where we can continue drinking the grapes, but better at home. Regardless of what could be decided, I do recommend to Madrid residents not to come", he told the press from the Crystal Gallery of the Palacio de Cibeles.

The mayor of Madrid, José Luis Martínez-Almeida. (EFE)

14:16 – The Minister of Health has rejected that massive antigen test They are the solution to contain the contagions of covid-19 at Christmas, as the deputy of the Popular Party Ana Pastor has raised this Thursday in the Health and Consumption Commission of the Congress.

"I don't think that a massive antigen testing before Christmas is the solution, rather I think the solution is appeal to responsibility of citizens and a consensus agreement with the autonomous communities to respect the measures. This is rather the way", has expressed the minister.

I don't believe that a massive antigen testing before Christmas is the solution, rather I believe that the solution is to appeal to responsibility "

14:01 – The Minister of Health of the Generalitat, Alba Vergés, and the director of the Catalan Health Service (CatSalut), Adrià Comella, have warned this Thursday that Catalonia is entering a "delicate" stage with the de-escalation phase, and has asked not to lower its guard.

At a telematic press conference, Comella explained that the de-escalation starts differently as happened in June with the first wave, noting that in June there were 60 admitted in critical units, while when the restart after the second wave started there were 509: "It has nothing to do with it".

13:53 – CASTILLA Y LEÓN | The territory has a total of 125,119 positives for coronavirus, 780 of them new, with 31 deaths reported in the last 24 hours (23 of them in hospitals and eight in residences) and 159 more highs, according to data provided by the Ministry of Health.

This Thursday's statistics record 23 deaths in hospitals. In total, in this area, 3,630 deaths have been reported so far in the Community. For its part, the hospital discharges of patients who were admitted with covid-19 now reach 17,076, after adding another 159 in the previous 24 hours.

13:41 – The vice president and counselor of Autonomous Administration, Environment and Climate Change, Juan Cofiño, has stated this Thursday that the most sensible thing would be to ensure that there is general consensus in Spain facing the Christmas Plan to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, although it also understands that these measures will have differential elements depending on the evolution of the pandemic in each territory.

"It is premature to determine how we are going to live this Christmas, what is clear is that they will be different, and that we will have to adopt some measure outside of consensus general in each territory depending on the evolution of the pandemic ", he points out.

"It is premature to determine how we are going to live Christmas, but that they will be different and some measure will have to be taken outside the consensus"

13:36 – BASQUE COUNTRY | Euskadi has detected this past Wednesday 666 new infections of covid-19, which is 27 less than the previous day, although the rate of positives in relation to the tests carried out has increased to 6.1%. In Basque hospitals, new ward admissions have grown to 57 people, while in ICU patients have dropped to 134.

According to the data made public by the Basque Department of Health, throughout Wednesday there have been 10,881 diagnostic tests in Euskadi, with 288 new cases in Guipúzcoa, 258 positive in Vizcaya and 110 infections in Álava, to which are added another ten people with residence outside the autonomous community.

13:26 – MURCIA | The number of new cases of coronavirus in the Region of Murcia has stood at 280 in the last 24 hours, in a day in which nine people have died. Is about six women and three men 83, 86, 69, 71, 60, 63, 96, 100 and 89 years old, four of them from Murcia, two from Lorca and the rest from Ceutí, Alhama de Murcia and Beniel.

Thus, the number of deaths registered by this disease in the Community amounts to 587, according to the data offered by the Epidemiology Service corresponding to this Wednesday at 11:59 p.m.

13:11 – NAVARRE | The community detected yesterday Wednesday 141 new positive cases, according to the data provided by the Navarra Institute of Public and Labor Health, after performing 3,218 tests in the public health system (2,447 PCR and 771 antigen tests), with 4.4% positives.

From the epidemiological point of view, the evolution of the pandemic, the Navarra Institute of Public and Labor Health indicates that yesterday they occurred in the Autonomous Community nine new admissions related to this disease, one in ICU, and the deaths of two men, aged 72 and 73, were recorded. In addition, one death was reported more than days before, an 84 year old man. The total number of deaths from this cause therefore stands at 858.

12:56ANDALUSIA | The community adds 3,549 confirmed cases of coronavirus covid-19 this Thursday by PCR and antigen test, almost three times the 1,205 registered the day before, according to data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA), which they count 54 deaths, ten less than Wednesday but five more than Thursday of last week.

The 3,549 cases diagnosed this day constitute the highest data since last Saturday November 21 and 253 more than 3,296 positives recorded last Thursday.

Andalusia triples cases of covid-19 in 24 hours to 3,549 and adds 54 deaths


12:45LAST MINUTE | The Minister of Health of the Government of Aragon, Sira Repollés, has announced that this Monday, November 30, the perimeter confinement of the three provincial capitals -Huesca, Zaragoza and Teruel-, although it remains at the provincial and regional level.

At a press conference, Repollés explained that it is intended to "promote mobility within Aragon", but in a "limited and sustainable", that is, without restrictions within the same province, a "highly demanding" mobility and whose impact will be studied to analyze whether the downward trend in infections that has occurred in recent weeks is confirmed.

12:33 – The deputy of the Popular Party Ana Pastor has proposed to carry out antigen test to people who move between autonomous communities on the occasion of the Christmas holidays, with the aim of control transmission of the covid-19 virus.

"They did not dedicate yesterday not five or three minutes to the Christmas plan ", Pastor has lamented. The Government has proposed to the CCAA to limit to six people the family and social gatherings that take place during the Christmas holidays and a nightly confinement between 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on December 24 and 31, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve respectively. These measures are not yet final and they are negotiating with the autonomous communities. It is expected that next Wednesday it will be approved in the CISNS.

The PP asks whoever travels to another community for a coronavirus test

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12:18 – The Balearic Government will raise, starting this Saturday, the smoking ban on the street as long as the safety distance is kept. Sources from the Ministry of Health and Consumption have confirmed that, given the evolution of the covid-19 pandemic in the Islands, the smoking ban will be relaxed in public spaces.

In this way, smoking will be allowed although the prohibition is maintained on terraces of bars and restaurantss, in crowded places and while walking. "You can smoke but as long as you are separated from other people"They have detailed.

12:09 – LA RIOJA | The community has to mourn this Thursday the death of six people from coronavirus, according to the latest data updated by the Government of La Rioja. In addition, active cases have increased slightly by 7, until 994. Specifically, the victims are four women and two men, all of advanced age and with risk factors. Three of them resided in senior centers.

With these latest data, our autonomous community has notified Health a total of 543 deceased by covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, last March. From this figure, 272 were residents of senior centers.

11:49 – The Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, confirmed this Thursday that the measures adopted to stop the coronavirus They're working and all the communities are reducing transmission, but has warned that, although "the end is closer, the road will last a few months".

Illa, who has shown his intention to attend the Congress once a month, recalled that the accumulated incidence for 14 days in Spain has been chaining down three weeks until yesterday at 340 cases per 100,000 population: "It is favorable news, but we have to remain prudent. "

Illa sees a "horizon of hope", but appeals to live a different Christmas

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11:38 – GALICIA | The number of hospitalized for covid-19 in Galicia has experienced a rebound in the last day, when it has increased to 557 -26 more-, although they have fallen to 92 people who are in Intensive Care Units (ICU) -five less-.

In addition, it has experienced a decrease in the number of cases of covid-19 detected by PCR in 24 hours to reach 415, more than 25% of them registered in the Vigo area, where a total of 109 people tested positive for coronavirus.

A couple walks down a street in the center of Vigo. (EFE)

11:24 – Health of the Government of Navarra has highlighted this Thursday, before the reopening of the hospitality terraces, the "importance" of wearing the mask "except just when eating and drinking" and has remarked that we must "always wear it when talking".

As recalled by Salud in its Twitter account, this Thursday the terraces of bars and restaurants in the Autonomous Community will reopen and it is "key" collaboration of citizens so that "the hotel industry remains open, to maintain our relationships and living with the coronavirus".

11:08 – CATALONIA | The epidemic indicators continue to improve in the Catalan territory, which in the last 24 hours has diagnosed 1,582 new infections, a hundred less than this Wednesday; has lowered the virus spread speed (Rt) to 0.77 -one hundredth less-; and the hospital pressure continues to decrease with fifteen fewer patients in ICUs.

According to the epidemiological data updated this Thursday by the Department of Health, the number of people hospitalized for covid-19 is 1,833 -118 less than the day before-, of which 484 are in intensive care units -15 less-, while that the speed of virus transmission, that had stabilized at 0.78 for several days, it has dropped one hundredth again.

Catalonia remains at 1,500 daily coronavirus infections and the spread decreases


10:37 – The Minister of Health of the Community of Madrid, Enrique Ruiz Escudero placeholder image, reported this Thursday that positive cases of covid-19 in the Community have decreased by 75% compared to the maximum peak recorded in the week of September 14 to 20 and have fallen by about one 34.5% in just one week.

Covid-19 infections detected in Madrid are down 75% compared to September

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"A progress that has been possible because we made a individualized monitoring and glued to the ground to have accurate information and thus isolate cases and prevent new infections. This has allowed us to be very surgical and very selective in decision making"said the Madrid councilor at an event organized by Grant Thorton on artificial intelligence.

In addition, it has indicated that Madrilenians expect "a little plus" to be able to meet at Christmas until ten people on "appointed days" like Christmas or New Year, something that is related to the fact that the epidemiological situation of the Community "continues to decline."

"A progress that has been possible because we carry out an individualized monitoring and glued to the field to have accurate information"

10:28 – The Government of Portugal finalizes a vaccination plan against Covid, which in the first phase will have dose "low availability", while intensive care units reach maximum income by coronavirus with more than half a thousand patients.

According to the Portuguese Minister of Health, Marta Fearful, "in the next few days" the plan will be completed and goals will be set and preferences similar to those of other countries, he explained.

10:14 – Catalan schools count this Thursday 902 stable groups confined -a 1.25% of the total- and three centers closed due to coronavirus outbreaks, as reported by the Ministry of Education of the Generalitat in an update of data from the emptying that each center introduces in the 'Traçacovid' application.

The closed centers are the Escola de Salàs del Pallars-ZER Pallars Jussà (Lleida), the Escola Santa Margarida-ZER Berguedà de Gòsol (Barcelona) and the Llar d'Infants Barrufets de Tortosa (Tarragona), which represents 0.06% of the total from centers in Catalonia.

09:41 – The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) has detected this Thursday, for the first time in eight months, almost 600 new positives of coronavirus among the efforts of the South Korean authorities to curb the speed of infections of the third wave that the country registers.

South Korea has added 583 new cases in the last 24 hours to its global balance of positives, among which are 533 of local transmission, concentrated in the Seoul metropolitan area -208- and in the Gyeonggi province -177-, which means a total of 32,318 infections accumulated since the health crisis broke out.

The third wave intensifies in South Korea, which registers almost 600 new infections

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09:20 – Fear of the pandemic has increased in Spain the demand for flu vaccines 55%, five million vaccinations more than last year, when they did 9 million people, according to the autonomous communities and have transferred to the Ministry of Health.

As reported by the Director of Public Health, Pilar Aparicio, the anticipation of Health to avoid the coinfection of the two epidemics (covid and flu) made Spain the first country to start the procedures to buy five million euros in March, coinciding with the state of alarm. extraordinary doses What have they had "very good reception" among health personnel.

09:14 – The National Health Commission of China has reported this Thursday that the Asian country diagnosed 21 new positives of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus this Wednesday, of which 9 were due to local contagion in the northern region of Inner Mongolia.

The other 12 remaining cases were detected at travelers from abroad in Shanghai (east, 5) and in the provinces of Canton (southeast, 4), Jiangsu (east, 1), Fujian (southeast, 1) and Sichuan (center, 1).

China detects 21 new cases of coronavirus, 9 of them due to local contagion

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08:47 – The pandemic has left 22,268 new cases and 389 deaths in Germany in the last 24 hours, which is the second highest daily death toll in the entire historical series after the record reached the day before with 410 deaths, according to the balance published this Thursday by the Robert Koch Institute.

With the new data, the balance of the pandemic in German territory amounts to 983,588 people infected and 15,160 fatalities. Regarding recoveries, 676,100 people have managed to overcome covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, including 19,600 who have been discharged in the last 24 hours.

Germany adds 22,000 cases and 389 deaths, its 2nd highest figure since the start of the pandemic

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08:23 – The Minister of Territorial Policy, Carolina Darias, also announced after the meeting that in the coming days 15 million masks will be distributed to the municipalities.

This distribution will be made through the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces and NGOs and is added to the one carried out between the months of May and November, which means a total delivery of about 38.5 million masks.

08:00 – Good Morning! The Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, assured yesterday that the measures being taken against the covid-19 are giving results, since the number of infections and the rates of hospitalization and ICU are being reduced, although it has warned that the situation continues to be "worrying".

Illa has spoken this way at the press conference after the CISNS meeting, in which the Minister of Territorial Policy participated, Carolina Darias, and the health advisers of the autonomous communities.

The autonomous communities have notified the Ministry of Health this Wednesday 10,222 new cases of covid-19, 5,400 of them diagnosed in the last 24 hours. In addition, the cumulative incidence in last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants It stands at 340, compared to 362 yesterday and 452 last Wednesday.