COVID-19 | September 12 News of outbreaks, the second wave and measures against the pandemic
Coronavirus | All the news about the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain and the world
Are already nearly 28.5 million people infected with coronavirus worldwide, according to data from John Hopkins University, while the number of deaths is already close to one million.
In Spain, the Ministry of Health reported Thursday that Covid-19 has already left 29,747 dead and that there are 566,326 cases diagnosed in Spain since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. .
This Saturday four people have died from the coronavirus in the Canary Islands (three in Gran Canaria and one in Fuerteventura). Likewise, there are 270 positives detected in the last 24 hours.
On a positive note, it should be noted that 119 people have been discharged, according to the Minister of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands.
The Liceo Francs school has announced that the confinement that led them to quarantine a classroom where there was a suspect of being a carrier of COVID-19 is ending. It was confirmed that it was not positive.
Students are expected to return to class as normal on Monday, September 14.
The transalpine country has detected 1,501 new cases. However, compared to the previous day, the number of people affected by the coronavirus has been reduced by 115. More worrying is the number of hospitalized (2,133). There are 109 more patients than on the previous day.
In terms of total terms, Italy harvests 284,796 cases, to which are added 35,597 deaths from the pandemic.
Extremadura registered, through the PCR tests carried out, 240 positive cases. In addition, 95 people admitted to various hospitals. The most worrying thing is the birth of three new shoots. These are distributed as follows: Saluda Llerena-Zafra area; Don Benito-Villanueva Health Area; and, finally, in the Badajoz Health area.
The Local Police of El Rosario (Tenerife) had to evict 40 people this week who were participating in an illegal party in the Llano del Moro nucleus. It does not have the hygienic-sanitary measures for its celebration.
According to the City Council of the aforementioned municipality, the agents identified two people as responsible for the event. They have been reported for a serious infringement.
The Institute of Public and Labor Health of Navarra (ISPLN) reports that Navarra, on Friday, detected 308 new positive cases of coronavirus. To do this, he performed 2,751 PCR tests. Likewise, it should be noted that there were 13 new admissions although none of them in the ICU.
Astrazeneca informs that it is safe and that is why it is going to resume the tests. The patient who presented adverse effects were not motivated by the vaccine.
According to the Ministry of Health, three people have died, in Galicia, as a result of the coronavirus. One of them is a 77-year-old man at the Complexo Hospitalario Universitario da Corua. The second identity is that of an 87-year-old woman who lost her life at Lucus Augusti University Hospital. Finally, the third in question was 92 years old and died in a residence. All three had previous pathologies.
There have been 96 more positive cases, due to coronavirus, than 24 hours ago in the Basque Country. This means, currently, that there are 670 infected people. It should be noted that 1,014 more PCR tests have been performed and it is possible that this has to do with the increase in infected.
For this reason, the Department of Health of the Basque Country reports, in comparison with the previous day, that 9,931 tests have been carried out in the last 24 hours (8,917 of the previous day) and that 670 were positive (574 last day).
Through the PCR tests carried out, the Government of Catalonia has reported that in the last 24 hours there have been 1,303 new positive cases for coronavirus (the previous day there were 1,215). In addition, it should be noted that there have been 32 new hospitalizations. The most tragic data: nine deaths.
Since the beginning of the pandemis there are already, in Catalonia alone, 121,627 people who have suffered from the virus.
The two territories have a similar trajectory at the beginning of the pandemic, but in Madrid contagions have been triggered again since July, which has not happened in New York. Miguel Hernn, a professor at Harvard University, blames it on differences in contact tracing. While in New York the reopening did not begin until it was assured that it had 30 trackers for every 100,000 inhabitants, Madrid now has about 700, when it should have 2,000.
Asturias already has the Radar Covid mobile application available in a trial version, designed to anonymously notify citizens of possible contact they have had in recent days with a person infected by the coronavirus, as reported by the regional government.
This technology allows to communicate to its users, without revealing their identity, a positive diagnosis and to warn of the possible exposure to the virus to other users with whom it has been related.
The first edition of the COVID-19 National Congress, in which 51 of the scientific societies most directly related to the pandemic participate, starts tomorrow with the aim of promoting collaborative and multidisciplinary work in research and in clinical and health management.
The Aragonese singer-songwriter and poet Joaqun Carbonell, 73, died this Saturday from coronavirus at the Zaragoza Clinical Hospital after fighting the disease since the end of July, as sources from the Government of Aragon have confirmed to EFE.
The musician, born in 1947 in the Teruel town of Alloza, died this morning at 0930 hours after being admitted to the ICU of the hospital center for 47 days.
The Palma City Council has closed this morning 177 play areas and playgrounds in the city in compliance with the resolution of the Government that orders the closure of this type of spaces throughout the archipelago to prevent coronavirus infections.
Germans are more afraid of the policies of US President Donald Trump than of becoming ill with the coronavirus, and in relation to the pandemic, they fear the economic consequences more than those related to their health, according to a survey released today by the insurance company R + V.
In fact, the study points out that in the exceptional situation generated by the pandemic, many concerns go to the background, so that the fear index -the average of all the fears consulted- drops from 39% to 37% and reaches the lowest level since this survey began in 1992.
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) celebrates Spain’s announcement that there will be PCR tests for tourists in the Canary Islands at origin and destination, as “the light at the end of the tunnel” appears, as it helps the sector to recover from the COVID-19 crisis in less time.
The president of the WTTC, Gloria Guevara, has been “very grateful” for this “very relevant” initiative, which speaks of the leadership of Spain, and has invited everyone to join this international testing protocol, in order to restore world tourism.
The Local Police of Seville has aborted last morning a massive meeting that had been summoned in the Palmas Altas area and was detected through different messages captured on social networks.
Through their social networks, the Police detected during the night several messages that encouraged those who wanted to join the meeting to concentrate in the aforementioned area of Seville, where a police patrol went that already found about 150 vehicles and some 500 people.
The municipalities of La Haba, Cabeza del Buey and Casar de Cceres have begun this Saturday, from midnight and for an initial period of 14 days, their regression to phase two of the de-escalation, although without social isolation in any of the them, due to the epidemiological situation of the coronavirus in these localities.
Mexico counted 70,183 deaths and reached 658,299 infections by COVID-19 with an increase in the last 24 hours of 714 deaths and 5,935 confirmed cases, the country’s Secretary of Health reported this Friday.
The main epidemiologist of the US Government, Anthony Fauci, predicted this Friday that returning to a normality similar to that of before the pandemic will not be achieved until “well into” 2021 and even until the end of next year.
The National Health Commission of China reported today that the Asian country diagnosed 6 new positives of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus to travelers from abroad this Friday, while local infections remained at zero for the twenty-seventh consecutive day.
The United States reached 192,834 deaths and 6,438,739 confirmed cases of COVID-19 this Friday, according to an independent count from Johns Hopkins University.
This balance at 20:00 local time (00:00 GMT on Saturday) is 43,136 infections more than on Thursday and 1,107 new deaths.
Brazil surpassed 130,000 deaths from COVID-19 this Friday by adding 874 deaths in the last 24 hours, while the number of infected people is reaching 4.3 million cases, after 43,718 infections were registered in the last day, informed the Ministry of Health.
In total figures, in the South American giant 130,396 people have already died from the pandemic and 4,282,164 have been infected, according to the latest bulletin released today by the portfolio.
The American company Abbott has developed a test with which to detect the coronavirus quickly and reliably. The test in question, which is called BinaxNOW Covid-19 Ag Card, is easy to transport as it is the size of a card, is “very reliable” and has a very low cost, around four euros. The result of the tests, which can be performed individually due to the ease of use, will be available in 15 minutes.
The editor-in-chief of Science magazine, Holden Thorp, today published a harsh editorial against US President Donald Trump, whom he accused of lying “flatly” and “deliberately” about the severity of COVID-19 to citizens, something which has cost many of them their lives.
“Trump lied about science” is the title of the editorial, in which Thorp refers to the recordings that this Wednesday came to light of some of the conversations that the president had with journalist Bob Woodward for his new book, ” Rage “. “While playing down the virus to the public, Trump was not confused or improperly informed: He lied outright, repeatedly, about science to the American people. These lies demoralized the scientific community and cost countless lives in the United States.” Thorp pointed out.
At least 20,000 volunteers in Ecuador will participate in tests of three vaccines against COVID-19 starting in November, in a WHO project in which the Ministry of Health and the San Francisco de Quito University (USFQ) are involved.