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Stats for the last 48 hours - 85 more cases and no more deaths
Almería adds 85 more positives, but there are no new hospitalized for covid
There are 25 patients admitted, of which 10 are in Intensive Care
The province of Almería has slightly lowered the new positives of covid detected and if last Saturday there were 89 confirmed in 24 hours and on Friday, 97, this Monday the province has added 'only' 85 in 48 hours, because as happens every weekend During the week, the Andalusian Regional Government Health and Family Council does not offer data on infections on Sundays. Thus, with the 85 new positives notified since last Saturday, Almería already has a total of 72,427 people from Almería who have been infected with coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.
In this way it is collected by the epidemiological part published by Health, in which in addition to the 85 positives, Almería appears without any new deceased or hospitalized covid patient, which currently leaves a total of 936 deaths since March 2020 and 25 Almeria residents admitted to one of the three hospitals in the province, of which 10 are in serious condition in an intensive care bed.
For its part, with regard to recovered patients, today there are 12 people from Almeria who have received epidemiological discharge in the province, which brings the total to 70,436 but does not reduce the number of active cases, that is, of people who are now infected, which according to the latest data published by the Ministry of Health and Families are currently more than 1,000, 1,055 specifically.
With regard to Andalusia, 883 new infected have been added today, which is more than the 877 on Saturday but almost 200 less than the 1,045 from last Friday, November 26. In this way, by provinces, it is Seville that adds the most positive, with 200 new infected; followed by Malaga, which has 159; Cádiz, with 116; Jaén, 96; Huelva, 80; Córdoba, 75, and the one that adds the least today is Granada, with only 72.
On the other hand, if the hospital pressure is taken care of in Andalusia, it is thus by provinces: in Almería (25 hospitalizations, of which 10 in ICU), Cádiz (20 hospitalizations, of which 4 in ICU), Córdoba (22 hospitalizations , of which 6 in ICU), Granada (18 hospitalizations, of which 3 in ICU), Huelva (24 hospitalizations, of which 3 in ICU), Jaén (26 hospitalizations, of which 4 in ICU), Malaga ( 79 hospitalizations, of which 19 in the ICU) and Seville (41 hospitalizations, of which 8 in the ICU).
Andalucía starts to give booster appointments for 60-65 year olds
Third dose for the 60 to 65 age group: Andalusia begins to give appointments
"Once we finish with the 60s, we will start with the 55-60 range."
The Minister of Health and Families, Jesús Aguirre, assured this Monday in Granada that this week "agendas begin to open" for the start of vaccination with the third dose against the coronavirus for Andalusians located in the age group between 60 and 65 years. "It will start from Tuesday or Wednesday to ask for an appointment," he specified.
As always, this self-appointment can be made through the usual applications (ClicSalud + and App Salud Responde) and by telephone through Salud Responde and appointment at the health centers themselves.
In the case of vaccination of minors, the section between 5 and 12 years, the counselor has transferred that their vaccination is scheduled for "mid-December", since "the vaccine is already approved by the European Agency for Medicine ", and" a first batch of 200,000 vaccines "is expected. "The best vaccine is the vaccine," Aguirre reiterated.
In statements to the media before attending the presentation of the Andalusian Precision Medicine Training Program (Panmep) at the Iavante Advanced Clinical Simulation Center, Aguirre has indicated that "we hope to start as soon as possible" on vaccination of children under 12 years of age, who has argued about the need to do so even though "the coronavirus does not affect children in a virulent way", but in that case the objective of the health authorities is to "cut the epidemiological chain" and prevent are spreading agents of the virus.
The Minister of Health has transferred that the cumulative incidence per 100,000 inhabitants at this time has its greatest impact in the 30-45 year olds, where the highest volume of unvaccinated is concentrated, while in the case of Andalusians it is 0 at 14 years "it is above 100", a figure that would be slightly above the accumulated incidence in the Autonomous Community, which is 99.5, according to information provided by Aguirre.
Aguirre has indicated about the administration of the third dose to those under 60 years of age that this "is expected" while he has disconnected his use of the omicron variant.
"It has nothing to do with it," added the Health Minister to explain that "once we finish with those of 60, we will start with the range of 55 to 60" and consequently maintain that "the entire population will have a third dose."
"The solution is vaccination," Aguirre has argued.
Almeria Province now has 112.9 cases (approximately 13 more than the last value) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
Poniente Region now has 89.3 cases (approximately 5 more than the last value) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
El Ejido now has 65.7 cases (approximately 7 fewer than the last value) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)