Galicia adds 667 new cases of coronavirus today, after spike in infections in Vigo. In addition, there is an increase in active cases after several days of declines.
11.32. CORONAVIRUS HOSPITALIZATIONS DROP
The healthcare pressure due to the coronavirus decreases in Galicia , when hospitalized patients drop to 472, 4 less than yesterday, and to 101 patients in ICU, 1 less, according to the latest updated data from the Galician Health Service.
11.20. DAILY POSITIVES IN GALICIA RISE TO 667 WHEN CONTAGIONS SKYROCKET IN VIGO
The COVID-19 infections detected in 24 hours in Galicia amount to 667, a figure that represents a total of 166 cases more than those reported a day ago. The greatest increase occurs in Vigo , where the positives detected skyrocket to 282.
This is clear from the updated data on the morning of this Thursday on the website of the Department of Health, with figures up to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday that reflect a new increase in active cases after several days of decreases. Specifically, they rise by 47 and stand at 9,098.
More than 40 percent of the positives for covid-19 detected by PCR in the last 24 hours correspond to the Vigo area, which reports 282 cases, 174 more than the previous day. The second most positive area communicated is A Coruña , with 122 new cases, the same as those reported on Tuesday.
The clinical committee for the management of the coronavirus pandemic in Galicia observes a positive evolution in the epidemiological data presented by the Galician Community, although the situation in the intensive care units (ICU) is worrisome , where the number of patients continues with its upward trend although there is still “margin” with respect to the maximum peak recorded during the first wave of the covid pandemic .
Thus, at the moment, with 102 patients in the ICU, the hospitals are at 42% of the maximum peak recorded during the spring, when 178 patients were admitted to these units, although the occupancy of critics increased by 9% on average in the last week.