This is the rolling coronavirus story for Thursday 5 August 2021
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The Johnson (officially Delta) variant means that Spain may need 85-90% vaccination levels in 12 year olds and above to achieve herd immunity
Stats for the last 24 hours - 446 more cases and 4 more deaths
Another blow from the coronavirus: four deaths and 446 positives in one day
Twelve more people have required hospitalization in the last 24 hours
Covid-19 is charged again for the third consecutive day fatalities in Almería. According to the latest report from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography, in the last 24 hours there have been four more deaths in the province. In addition, the positives detected in the last 24 hours are almost double those notified on Wednesday: on this day there are 446 new cases of coronavirus detected through PDIA tests (PCR technique or rapid antigen test).
Hospitals also suffer: this Thursday began with twelve more people admitted because of the infection; movement that also affects ICUs, with four new patients requiring intensive care. As for those recovered, the Board reports that 101 people from Almeria have overcome the disease in this period.
The data leave the figure, as of August 5, of 6,352 active cases in the province, compared to the 5,496 of last Monday: the active cases come from the difference between the total of confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic (63,699) and the difference between the total number of deaths (858) and those cured (56,489).
Regarding the cumulative incidence rate, the province is now at 580.3 cases in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants. In Almería capital, this marker is placed at 761.5. By health districts, the incidence is 709.8 in Almería, 427.6 in Levante-Alto Almanzora and 516.7 in Poniente. The entire province will remain at alert level 2 for one more week as agreed at the last meeting of the High Impact Public Health Territorial Committee, held on Wednesday.
El Ejido now has 534.9 cases (approximately 41 more than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
Poniente Region now has 516.7 cases (approximately 15 more than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
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79.3% of people in Andalucía have had at least 1 vaccination - 0.7% more than yesterday
64.5% of people in Andalucía have been vaccinated completely - 0.7% more than yesterday
78.1% of people in Spain have had at least 1 vaccination - 0.6% more than yesterday
66.6% of people in Spain have been vaccinated fully - 0.6% more than yesterday