The coronavirus spreads again with force in Tarragona

The Catalan health services have already detected a considerable rise in respiratory infections in the last week. And it is that with the arrival of the cold there are more and more patients who go to the doctor for ailments such as rhinovirus, bronchiolitis or coronavirus. Precisely, the cases of the latter almost They have multiplied in just two weeks.

If in the report from 11/7 to 11/13 a total of 487 new Covid positives were reported, in this last week these already rise to 598. In addition, it must be taken into account that these are approximate data since that he lifting of restrictions It means that not everyone who detects that they have the virus notifies Salut. Nevertheless, the increase is clear in all indicators.

Regarding the advance of infections by health regions. The Tarragona Field registers 467 new positives this week and Ebro lands 131.

The data from this last count also show the constant increase in infections among young peoplea trend very different from that of other waves in which the oldest groups were the ones that most accused the virus. In this last count it can be seen that the majority of cases in the province occur in the 15 to 44 year old and 45 to 59 year old age groups. Of the 467 infections in the Camp, 290 belong to people under 60 years of age. Most of them are, specifically, from the age range of 15 to 44, with 142 new positives. In the Ebre, those aged 45 to 59 are the ones with the highest incidence, with 46 infections and followed by those aged 15 to 44, with 35.

A week without deaths

In the middle of the campaign fourth dose of the covid vaccineits effectiveness is more proven than ever. Despite the notable increase in infections, the province It does not register any deaths from the virus. What's more, Terres de l'Ebre has gone a month and a half without any covid patient losing their lives. The last death in this health region was reported in the report of October 9. In the Camp de Tarragona, on the other hand, last week a person between 70 and 79 years of age died.

Increase in income

Another marker that is constantly increasing is that of hospital admissions due to the coronavirus. In the Camp de Tarragona they have doubled in just 3 weeks and in Terres de l'Ebre they have gone from 4 patients requiring health care to 12.

Currently there are a total of 58 people admitted in the province46 of them from Camp de Tarragona and 12 from Terres de l'Ebre. In this case, the majority of positives belong to people over 60 years of age. In the Camp the group with the most patients is that of 70 to 79 and in the Ebre, they are distributed among the different groups of more than 60. However, they stand out 2 admissions, 1 in each health region, of children from 0 to 4 years of age.

Regarding the occupation of the ICUs, at this time there are 3 people who require intensive care2 in the Camp de Tarragona and 1 in the Ebre. These data are the same since last November 23.

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