Sun. Dec 5th, 2021




The coronavirus continues uncontrolled in the Valencian Community and, in the last 24 hours, autonomy has once again exceeded 900 new cases, by registering 934 infected since the last update. This is the highest number of positives in the last four months, since February.

Besides, the coronavirus incidenceautonomy has shot up again this Wednesday with a growth of almost fifteen points compared to yesterday and already is close to a hundred positives. Specifically, it stands at 97.82 infections per 100,000 inhabitants.

This upturn in infections in the Valencian Community is occurring mainly between the young population, which has triggered its accumulated incidence. In fact, in the 12 to 19 age group, the incidence amounts to 237.67 infections per 100,000 inhabitants.

For its part, in the case of people between 20 and 29 yearss the figure is even higher, with 287.91 positives per 100,000 inhabitants.

This increase in cases is also being noticed in the number of coronavirus outbreaks and the people they affect. On this occasion, there are five outbreaks with more than ten associated cases and all of them are of social origin.

The largest outbreak has occurred in Benicàsim, with 40 infected. In addition, they have also taken place in L’Eliana, with 18 cases; two in the city of Valencia, with 12 and 13 infections; in Alcàntera de Xúquer, with 11 positives.

In relation to
large buds that were already active
, which occurred after the end-of-year trips, already suppose 179 infected. Specifically, the one that occurred in Mallorca between June 12 and 18 has, at the moment, 102 confirmed coronavirus cases. Likewise, that of Salou already has 50 positive cases and that of Lloret de Mar, 27.

Since the last update, it has also been reported a death from Covid-19, which corresponds to the last seven days.

Right now, in the Valencian hospitals There are 127 people admitted, of which 17 are in the Intensive Care Unit. In terms of occupancy, there are 1.18 percent of beds occupied by patients with the virus. In the ICU, this figure rises to 1.64 percent.

Thus, until now, the increase in infections is not translating into increased hospital pressure, although the Minister of Health, Ana Barcelo, has stressed that “it is being followed very closely.”

Youth vaccination

«The most vulnerable population is now the younger age groups who are pending to receive the vaccine against Covid-19. We are greatly accelerating the vaccination process for this group of the population, but this is a collective challenge that we must face with prudence and responsibility. Only if we all row in the same direction, we will soon be able to reach the desired goal, which is group immunity, ”the regional minister stressed.

On the other hand, since the last update they have registered 209 discharges to patients with coronavirus. According to the registered data, there are currently 4,877 active cases, which represents 1.18 percent of the total positives.

Refering to vaccination, a total of 2,556,196 people already have a dose of the coronavirus vaccine in the Valencian Community. For its part, there are already 1,803,470 people with the complete immunization schedule.

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