This is the rolling coronavirus story for Monday 22 February 2021
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Stats for the last 24 hours - 170 more cases and 1 more death
The pandemic stabilizes in Almería: less than 200 infections and one deceased
On the other side of the scale are the people recovered: 154 in the last day
The coronavirus pandemic appears to have stabilized in the province. Almería is again this day below 200 new cases. Hospital pressure declines in recent days, as well as the number of deaths. This Monday we must mourn a death, a figure very far from the more than twenty that were registered weeks ago.
The latest data update by the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA) reports that the province added this Monday a total of 170 positives detected by Active Infection Diagnostic Tests (PDIA), that is, PCR and antigen tests . This Sunday Almería registered 180 and Saturday 166.
In the last 24 hours, the province has to mourn a new death. There are already 610 people with Covid-19 who have lost their lives since the start of the pandemic last March.
The situation in Almeria hospitals has improved in recent days, as 200 patients with coronavirus have left the hospital in the last 15 days. On this Monday day, the IECA reports two new admissions and none in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
On the other side of the scale are the people recovered: 154 more in the last 24 hours. The province already has 29,327 patients.
For its part, Andalusia registers 650 cases of coronavirus this Monday, the lowest daily figure since January 2, according to data published in the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography. In addition, the community counts eleven deaths in the last 24 hours, the lowest figure since January 11.
It is striking that Almería is precisely the Andalusian province that adds the most cases this Monday with 170, followed by Seville with 118, Malaga with 108, Cádiz with 107, Córdoba with 64, Jaén with 41, Granada with 39 and Huelva with three.
Regarding the deceased, Cádiz is this day the province that adds the most deaths with six, followed by Córdoba and Málaga with two each, and Almería with one. The rest do not register.
Cumulative week day stats from the Almería 360 site - El Ejido now has 471.6 cases (approximately 10 more than FRIDAY) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
Just had a look at the Spanish national vaccination website - https://www.vacunacovid.gob.es/
Here is a google translation of the picture on the front page:
This is a google translation of the when will I be vaccinated page on the site:
The following groups are currently being vaccinated with the mRNA vaccines made by Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna:
Residents and health and social health personnel who work in homes for the elderly and care for large dependents
Front-line personnel in the health and social health field
Other health and social health personnel (not included in the previous group) who carry out activities that require close contact with people who may be infected by SARS-CoV-2. Priority is given to personnel from the hospital and Primary Care settings that are not considered first-line. Dentistry, dental hygiene and other health personnel who care for people without a mask are also vaccinated for more than 15 minutes
People considered highly dependent (degree III dependency, that is, in need of intense support measures) who are not currently institutionalized
People over 80 years of age (born in 1941 and in previous years)
The AstraZeneca vaccine, unlike mRNA vaccines, is only indicated for people under 56 years of age. Therefore, vaccination with it is being initiated in people under 56 years of age who are part of the following groups:
Public health service personnel involved in the management and response of the pandemic
Health and social health personnel not previously vaccinated, including health inspection services, legal and forensic medicine, private medical consultations, home help services, centers for minors and day centers or equivalent, as well as health and social health students who carry out clinical practices
Health personnel from the following groups: physiotherapists and occupational therapists, pharmacy office personnel, dental technicians, speech therapists and clinical psychology personnel
Correctional Institution Workers (IIPP)
Active groups with an essential function for society. The groups are: Security Forces and Bodies, Emergencies and Armed Forces (includes Civil Guard, National, Autonomous and Local Police, Firefighters, technicians of the Security Forces and Bodies, professionals of Civil Protection, Emergencies and Armed Forces); teachers and staff of early childhood education and special educational needs, including both teachers and other professionals who serve students; teachers and staff of primary and secondary education
The following groups to be vaccinated with mRNA vaccines (Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna) will be:
People between 70 and 79 years old
People between 60 and 69 years old
Children under 60 years of age with high-risk conditions for severe illness from COVID-19 (these conditions will be specified soon)
The next group to be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine is made up of:
General population between 45 and 55 years
A more detailed description of which people make up each of the groups and which vaccine will be administered to them can be found in Update 3 of 2/9/2021 of the COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy (PDF).
Information on when other population groups will be vaccinated will be made public later, in subsequent updates of the Vaccination Strategy against COVID-19