The contagion and the regrowth of coronavirus have collapsed in the Valencian Community with one of the daily balances less negatives of the pandemic, released this Monday: 189 positives and five multiple sources of contagion. However, since Friday and over the weekend, 100 deaths have still been reported.
Even with the nuance that fewer PCR tests and antigen tests are carried out on weekends, regional data confirm the positive trend in the pandemic after the third wave, almost on the eve of the de-escalation, which will in all probability begin the next two of March.
For the first time since December 16, the Valencian Community drops to risk level 3 set by the Ministry of Health by reducing the cumulative incidence in the last 14 days to 224 cases.
[La incidencia del coronavirus se desploma y deja vía libre a la desescalada de las restricciones en Valencia]
The total accumulated number of positives is 375,223 people. By province, the distribution of new positives is as follows: 35 in Castellón (38,441 in total), 65 in Alicante (141,061 in total) and 89 in the province of València (195,719 in total). In addition, the total number of unassigned cases throughout the Valencian Community remains at 2.
Since the last update, 2,689 discharges to patients have been registered. In this way, there are already 364,655 people in the Valencian Community who have overcome the disease since the pandemic began. By province, the registrations are distributed as follows: 37,383 in Castellón, 136,839 in Alicante and 190,377 in Valencia, in addition to 56 not assigned.
[Cuándo empieza y cómo será la desescalada de las restricciones por el coronavirus en Valencia]
The hospitals Valencians currently have 1,587 people admitted: 156 in the province of Castellón, with 24 patients in ICU; 667 in the province of Alicante, 142 of them in the ICU; and 764 in the province of València, 202 of them in the ICU.
In addition, they have registered 35 deaths due to coronavirus since the last update, on Saturday, so the total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic is 6,437 people: 739 in the province of Castellón, 2,414 in that of Alicante and 3,284 in that of Valencia.
According to the data recorded, there are currently 15,613 active cases, which represents 4.04% of the total positives.
In 123 residences
Since the last update, there are some positive cases in 123 nursing homes for the elderly (13 in the province of Castellón, 37 in the province of Alicante and 73 in the province of València), 24 centers of functional diversity (2 in the province of Castellón, 6 in the province of Alicante and 16 in the province of València) and 6 centers for minors (1 in the province of Alicante and 5 in the province of València).
Currently, 53 of these centers are under active health control surveillance.
In addition, 5 new outbreaks have been registered since the last update, all of social origin and in the province of Valencia, specifically, Alfafar (3 cases), Sagunto (6), Valencia (3), Chiva (4) and Valencia ( 4).