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Covid – Spain: decrease in infections and increase in patients in ucis

Madrid / Health has notified 79,868 new positives of covid since Friday, which represents a decrease compared to the infections registered the previous weekend (93,822), although the pressure in the ucis continues to rise, with an occupancy of 45.30%.

In addition, there is a new decrease in the cumulative incidence to 865.67 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, 20 points less.

According to the data provided to Health by the communities, 762 more deaths have been reported, bringing the total number of deaths to 59,081, of which 1,534 have been registered in the last seven days.

The director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies, Fernando Simón, said at a press conference that “we are beginning to decline, which is good, but we need it to be fast so that hospitals do not collapse and have to reprogram all the activity and suspend health interventions that should not be suspended ”.

“We have a few weeks left to ensure that the ucis do not become saturated,” said Simón, who has warned that in seven communities the occupation of these units exceeds 50% and in three, 60 ″.

Simón has highlighted the decrease in the accumulated incidence, although he has described it as “extremely high”, and has appreciated “the effort” made by the population to ensure that the epidemic “is going down and is going down fast.”

Hospital pressure

In Spanish hospitals, there are 32,023 people hospitalized with covid (1,219 more than on Friday), which occupy 24.96% of the total beds (compared to 23.9 5 on January 25).

Of these, 4,894 people (171 more) are in intensive care, which represents 45.3% of the ICU beds, while on January 29 it was 43.95% and 25 was 40.3%.

La Rioja ranks first, with an occupancy rate of 71.2% (59.7% on Friday); followed by Melilla, which remains at 64.7%, and the Valencian Community, which also continues at 63.2%.

They are also above and 50% occupancy of the Castilla-La Mancha intensive care units, with 55.8% (54.8%); Castilla y León, with 54.2% (50%), as well as the Community of Madrid and Catalonia, with 52.2%.

Only the Canary Islands with 18.1% and Ceuta, with 23.5%, are below the 25% threshold of ICU beds occupied by covid patients.

Cumulative incidence

The cumulative incidence per 100,000 cases in 14 days has also decreased in the last week, since last Friday it stood at 886.57.

The Valencian Community is found this Monday, with 1,352 (1,431.28 on Friday) above a thousand cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days; followed by Castilla y León, with 1,330 (1,402.89); La Rioja, with 1,304 (1,347.23); Castilla-La Mancha, with 1,127 (1,205); Murcia, with 1,098 (1,285); Melilla, with 1,074 (1,029), and Extremadura, with 1,000 (1,178).

Deceased

Since last Friday, 762 deaths have been reported. In the last week, 1,534 people have died of coronavirus.

The Valencian Community concentrates 391 of the deaths in the last seven days, while in Andalusia there have been 229; in Galicia 146; in Extremadura 118, in Murcia 116 and in Castilla y León 113.

Tests and positivity

Health has reported that a total of 1,757,457 diagnostic tests have been performed between January 22 and 28, with a positivity of 14.44 percent. (February 2, 2021, EFE / PracticaEspañol)

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del número de contagios de COVID-19 registrados en todo el mundo.
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de cómo es la situación actual en España en relación con la pandemia del coronavirus.
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de unas medidas que se aprobarán en breve para evitar la expansión de la COVID-19 en España.
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el número de nuevos contagios de COVID-19 ha aumentado notablemente en los últimos días.
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Sanidad niega que haya un descenso de nuevos contagios de COVID-19 en los últimos días
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se ha reducido el número de nuevos contagios de COVID-19 en España, según los últimos datos.
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se desmiente que haya un aumento de pacientes en las ucis.
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se mantiene igual el número de pacientes en las ucis.
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se ha incrementado el número de pacientes que están en las ucis.
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En el texto se dice que...
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se descarta por completo que los hospitales puedan colapsar a causa de la pandemia del coronavirus.
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hay más ocupación en las ucis de La Rioja que en las ucis de Cataluña.
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por ahora no se han registrado más fallecimientos por COVID-19 en España.
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por ahora no hay restricciones de movilidad en Móstoles.
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se limita la entrada y la salida en Alcalá de Henares hasta el 15 de febrero.
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el 47% de los madrileños tienen restriccionesde movilidad por la pandemia de la COVID-19.
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La escritura correcta de "1.757.457" es...
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"un millón setecientos cincuenta y siete mil cuatrocientos cincuenta y siete".
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"un millón y setecientos mil cincuenta y siete con cuatrocientos cincuenta y siete!"
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"un millón setecientos mil cincuenta y siete y cuatrocientos cincuenta y siete".
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La escritura correcta de "32.023" es...
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"treinta mil y dos mil veintitrés".
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"treinta y dos mil veintitrés"."
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"treinta y dos y veintitrés".
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"cien por mil".
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"cien mil".
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"cincuenta para cientos".
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"sesenta y tres por ciento".
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"sesenta y tres para cien".
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"sesenta y tres para cientos".
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un incremento.
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una bajada.
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una subida.
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las unidades de cuidados internacionales.
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las unidades de pacientes con coronavirus.
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las unidades de cuidados intensivos.
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