Number of deaths and infections with coronavirus December 7

The Ministry of Health has notified a total of 17,681 new positives due to coronavirus on a festive day in which the Canary Islands have not uploaded data to the system and there have been no figures for hospitalizations and ICU admissions.

The Interterritorial Health Council met this afternoon to agree on the restrictions for Christmas.  There will be perimeter closures in the autonomous communities from December 23 to January 6 except to go to family gatherings.  On New Year's Eve, Christmas Eve, Christmas and the end of the year, meetings will be restricted to 10 people, children included.  The mobility restriction, known as a curfew, is extended at 1:30 in the morning.

The number of infections reported this Monday (includes most of the cases detected on Saturday and Sunday) is the lowest for this day of the week since last August 17, when 16,269 cases were reported. Then, the second wave began its rise in Spain.

The autonomies that have reported the most cases to the department headed by Salvador Illa have been Andalusia (3,458), Catalonia (2,464), Community of Madrid (2,333) and Valencian Community.

In addition, Health has reported 394 more deaths, a figure that, although it is the lowest for the beginning of the week since last November 2, is practically traced to the one notified last Monday (401). Since there are records, A total of 46,646 people have died with confirmation of coronavirus.

For its part, incidence maintains its general downward trend throughout the country, although it does it more slowly than in the previous two weekends. The data for this Monday is 215 positives per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, 6.93% less than on Friday. The last two weeks the decrease on this date had exceeded 10%.

Incidence falls sharply in La Rioja (-12.2%), Asturias (-11.67%) or Andalusia (-11.2%), while it has only increased in the Balearic Islands, where it has grown by 8.54% to stand at 222.4, above the national average.

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