The Generalitat Valenciana has issued a warning this week. If the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic tightening the measures for Christmas is not ruled out. The Government chaired by Ximo Puig will wait to know the impact of last December bridge to make a decision on the restrictions, but this week it leaves disappointing data.
To this day, the Valencian Community continues to lead the rate of positivity (which measures the percentage of infections of Covid-19 with respect to the number of tests carried out) with 13.41 percent. This index is practically double the national average and far exceeds that of regions such as Madrid or Catalonia, which do not even reach six percent.
Another data that worries the health authorities is the occupation of the ICUs by patients of coronavirus, which in the Valencian Community stands at twenty-four percent, also above the average.
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The Valencian Community is also the region in which more people have entered the ICU in all of Spain as a result of Covid-19. Specifically, there are twenty-two more patients compared to five in Madrid or twelve in Catalonia.
According to the latest official data from the Ministry of Health, the cumulative incidence of coronavirus In the Valencian Community, at the end of this week, it was above two hundred infections per 100,000 inhabitants, ten points above the Spanish average.
In the last week, the gap has widened and the region presided over by the socialist Ximo Puig It already registers an incidence of Covid-19 higher than that of the Canary Islands, Andalusia, Catalonia, Ceuta, Extremadura, Murcia, Galicia and Navarra.
According to the figures provided by the Generalitat, the number of infected in the Valencian Community since the pandemic of the coronavirus it already rises to 114,890 people. Meanwhile, Covid-19 adds 2,581 deaths.
The evolution of the coronavirus threatens a possible tightening of the restrictions for Christmas by the coronavirus, which today are regulated in individual decrees of the Generalitat and whose validity expires on January 15.
Next week the real impact of the December bridge will be known and, consequently, the autonomous government will already have the data to review the measurements for Christmas.
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