The alert on hospital pressure adds to the escalation of infections. In Catalonia, they have been reducing the risk of regrowth for six days, but they have six out of 10 ICUs occupied, 659 patients, 28 more in just one day.
Ten autonomous communities are in alert level 4 Due to saturation, the stays are longer in ICUs and the worst, the peak occupancy, will be experienced by the hospitals, and with them the sick, in two weeks.
Melilla and Madrid register rates above 46%. With very alarming contagion data, Melilla has been climbing for almost three months, and Madrid exceeds the national average.
In Galicia this Saturday the 1,500 infections, and there are already 142 admitted to the ICU. And in Castilla-La Mancha they have had to enable the paraplegic hospital to care for Covid patients.
Asturias continues to record record contagion figures, Gijón and Mieres have entered level 4, above all, due to the incidence in the elderly. More restrictions will take effect on Sunday.
This Saturday, they do it in Navarra, close the interior of premises, and in Ibiza, with a perimeter closure until January 30.
Also the islands of La Graciosa and Lanzarote rise to level 4. The Canary Islands and Cantabria are leaders in vaccination, like Aragon, which does continue to be at maximum risk due to contagion.