This is the rolling coronavirus story for Thursday 8 July 2021

 

Spain goes one way, the UK another (again) - article from 2 days ago

https://www.theolivepress.es/spain-news/2021/07/06/curfew-call-as-health-experts-also-demand-nightclub-closures-to-stem-rising-covid-19-cases-in-spain/

OlivePressCoronavirusArticle6July2021

Stats for the last 24 hours - 41 more cases and no more deaths

https://www.lavozdealmeria.com/noticia/12/almeria/218026/bajon-de-casos-en-almeria-a-las-puertas-del-fin-de-semana

Google translation:

Fall of cases in Almería at the doors of the weekend

Health reports 41 cases and no deaths from Covid in the province

After two consecutive days in the province of Almería above 100 cases of coronavirus, the pandemic takes a break and once again places the number of infections below fifty.

According to the update of data from the Andalusian Institute of Cartography, in the last hours a total of 41 cases have been notified to the Ministry of Health by the three districts of Almeria. This implies a reduction of almost 70 infections compared to the part issued this past Wednesday.

At the doors of the weekend, the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía has not notified any new death in the province, which leaves 839 the number of fatalities in Almería due to the Covid-19 pandemic .

In the same IECA report, it is noted that there are 49 new coronavirus cured in the Almeria geography and that hospital pressure has hardly changed in recent hours. Specifically, there have been three new admissions to Specialized Care centers, but none of them occupying beds in Intensive Care Units (ICU). Yesterday, the number of ICU beds occupied by Covid-19 patients was 7.

Where the coronavirus does not give truce is in the rest of Andalusia, since today a total of 2,327 cases have been reported compared to 2,156 the previous day. In the autonomous community as a whole, we must also regret six new fatalities, according to the data available on the website of the Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia.

With these data, Andalusia maintains a high accumulated incidence rate, which led the Committee of Experts this past Tuesday to not relax the restrictions in the community as a whole. Only the opening of terraces in the hotel business was authorized until one in the morning, but making it clear that the last drinks have to be served at midnight at the latest.

In the case of Almería, the three health districts of Almería remain at alert level 1, the lowest of those stipulated by the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía.

Late in the morning today, the department headed by Jesús Aguirre will provide more details on the incidence of Covid-19 in the eight provinces in its daily part.

 

The delta (or more aptly named Johnson) virus in the UK is taking over in Spain

https://english.elpais.com/society/2021-07-08/delta-coronavirus-variant-now-dominant-in-at-least-four-spanish-regions.html

 

 

Weekday stats for the area

El Ejido now has 100.3 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 82. 6 cases (approximately 6 fewer 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 period - up to Wednesday 7 July 2021 (published a day later)

99.7% of 70-79 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 0.0% increase

97.0% of 60-69 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 0.1% increase

90.6% of 50-59 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 0.1% increase

79.1% of 40-49 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 0.5% increase

44.1% of 30-39 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 1.3% increase

12.5% of 20-29 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 0.2% increase

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