This is the rolling coronavirus story for Tuesday 8 June 2021

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Second coronavirus vaccination target hit

https://english.elpais.com/society/2021-06-08/spains-covid-19-vaccination-drive-meets-second-major-target-of-immunizing-10m-people-by-first-week-of-june.html

 

Spain rolls out EU digital Covid certificate system

https://english.elpais.com/society/2021-06-08/spain-rolls-out-the-european-unions-digital-covid-certificate-system.html

 

Looks like the new Spanish covid traffic light system is not mandatory - regions can tweak it? - also more on a similar subject in the second story

https://english.elpais.com/society/2021-06-08/spanish-health-ministry-admits-that-latest-traffic-light-system-for-coronavirus-restrictions-are-not-obligatory-for-the-regions.html

http://www.surinenglish.com/national/202106/08/spain-ministry-health-offers-20210608130739.html

 

Plans to relax the rules on the use of masks outdoors in the next month or two in Spain

http://www.surinenglish.com/national/202106/08/when-stop-using-face-20210608094954.html

 

Stats for the last 24 hours - 38 more cases and 1 more death

https://www.lavozdealmeria.com/noticia/3/provincia/216277/almeria-sigue-bajando-los-casos-aunque-vuelve-a-sumar-un-muerto-tras-seis-dias

Google translation:

Almería continues to drop cases, although it adds one death again after six days

The province continues to distance itself from Andalusia, where there are once again more than 1,000 positives

The epidemiological curve of Almería continues its path of distancing itself from the rest of the autonomous community and this Tuesday it has once again confirmed that the coronavirus is losing ground in the province, since of the more than 1,000 positives that have been detected throughout Andalusia only 38 correspond to neighbors of the province.

This is stated in the epidemiological part of the Andalusian Regional Government's Ministry of Health and Families, in which the almost 40 new infections that have been detected in Almería represent a reduction of 18 compared to the day before, when they were 56. Of the same Thus, they raise to 55,083 people from Almeria who have tested positive since the beginning of the pandemic.

For its part, bad news has arrived in the death counter, because after six consecutive days stagnant at 834 deaths from covid since March, today Health has notified a new death, which brings the total to 835.

Both in the number of positives and deaths, Almería is once again distancing itself from the autonomous community, since in addition to the 1,161 positives detected in Andalusia, only 38 are from Almería, as for the deceased, in the entire community they have been 14, with Jaén, with five, as the one that has had the most, and Almería has added only one.

As for the recovered patients, these have been 46, eight more than the new positives, which again represents a reduction in active cases, which today already stand at 805, and brings the total of Almeria with epidemiological discharge to 53,443 .

Finally, Health has reported that the total number of admitted since March in Almería has risen today by nine, one of them in the ICU, although, for the moment, it is not known what is the covid pressure that the three endure this Tuesday hospitals in the province, where this Sunday fell to 6 patients in Intensive Care, the lowest figure since the beginning of August. In this way, as collected by the Covid Portal of the Junta de Andalucía, so far there are 3,867 people from Almeria who have needed to be hospitalized since March for covid, 663 of them in serious condition in ICU.

 

Weekday stats for the area

El Ejido now has 62.1 cases  (approximately 4 fewer than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)

Poniente Region now has 66.3 cases (approximately 1 fewer than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)

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These figures are for the last 24 hour period - up to Monday 7 June 2021 (published a day later)

98.6% of 70-79 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 0.1% increase (mainly Pfizer or Moderna with a small amount of Janssen I think)

91.7% of 60-69 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 0.4% increase (AstraZeneca)

81.2% of 50-59 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 1.7% increase (mainly Pfizer or Moderna with Janssen an option)

22.2% of 40-49 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 2.5% increase (mainly Pfizer or Moderna with Janssen an option)

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