The global coronavirus pandemic exceeds 1.92 million deaths worldwide, according to the Johns Hopkins University baseline count. The number of infected at the moment amounts to more than 89.6 million. Spain coronavirus data cases and deaths Ministry of Health reported this Thursday that COVID-19 has already left 55,041 dead and that there are 2,456,675 cases diagnosed in Spain since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
22:15 Coronavirus in the United States: It will exceed 500,000 deaths in February warns Joe BidenJoe Bide the new president of the United States promised today to turn around the policy against the coronavirus that Donald Trump had been following because according to his forecasts the country will exceed half a million deaths next month.
Things will continue to get worse before they get better he said after announcing a dozen measures and decrees that he will implement to combat the pandemic. The death toll will probably exceed 500,000 next month. It will take us months to turn this situation around, he said.21:45 Coronavirus in Castilla y León: 685 positives in 42,000 screenings Junta de Castilla y Leon has notified that the 42,000 screenings carried out in recent weeks have yielded a total of 685 positives.
It would be the vice president and spokesman of the Board, Francisco Igea, who would detail it on his Twitter account. The incidence is 1,600 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, which according to the president shows the effectiveness of the measures taken by the regional government.
21:15 Coronavirus in France: 22,848 new cases and another 346 deaths France recovered slightly this Thursday after on Wednesday it exceeded the average number of daily infections for December (26,784) by registering 22,848 new infections. However, the figures remain worrying. In fact, 346 deaths were also regretted, bringing the total number to 71,998 since the start of the pandemic.
Also, a total of 25,735 people are admitted to hospitals (2,876 in ICUs) and the incidence rate is 196 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.20:50 Coronavirus in Extremadura: 697 hospitalized and leader in cumulative incidence (1,467) in Spain balance of the Government of Extremadura this Thursday has yielded 1,176 new cases and 16 deaths that only confirm the delicate situation in the region.
This leads to the accumulated incidence rate in Spain in the last 14 days with 1,467 infections per 100,000 population. Hospital pressure also continues to increase, as evidenced by the 697 admitted (including 74 in the ICU) on this day.20:25 Coronavirus in Asturias: Gijón and Mieres enter extreme riskGijón and Mieres will join the nine Asturian councils that are already at extreme risk level 4 within a maximum period of 48 hours after being notified by the Principality of Asturias Health Council this afternoon. “They are tough measures but the data on the incidence of contagion in people over 65 years of age is higher than 195 and we have been exceeding that index for four days,” said Mayor Ana Gonzalez.
Thus, although a meeting is scheduled this Friday with those responsible for these administrations to address the situation, the perimeter closure will last until Sunday, February 7.20:00 Austria calls for measures to prevent Brazil’s mutation from entering the EUThe Austrian Chancellor, the conservative Sebastian Kurz today called for coordinating measures in the European Union (EU) to prevent the entry of SARS-CoV-2 mutations from third countries such as the one that recently appeared in Brazil.”Everything possible must be done to prevent more mutations such as the one in Brazil, from being introduced into Europe Kurz was quoted as saying by the Austrian agency
APA before the start of the EU tele-summit.19:30 Simón bets on giving the second dose to those vaccinated irregularly director of the Alerts and Emergencies Coordination Center believes that it would be a mistake not to vaccinate those who have received the first dose irregularly. Simon considers that in case of not doing so, two mistakes would be made. Anyway, the expert has recalled that the second dose can be administered in a long period of time, between 21 and 42 days.
They do not have to be the first or receive it before others, he said at a press conference.19:30 The Oxford vaccine, in 15 days is expected that the European Medicines Agency will pronounce next week on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, in approximately 15 days we could have those first vaccines from the University of Oxford said Alfredo Gonzalez, Secretary-General of Digital Health, Information and Innovation of the Ministry of Health.19:25 Simon justifies the closure of the hotel business communities that have opted for the closure of the hotel industry correlate very well with decreases in the accumulated incidence said, Simon.
The expert has insisted that the main objective is to avoid transmission and has pointed out that meetings in these types of establishments have an added risk for the spread of the virus.19:20 The British strain would be dominant in MarchFernando Simón has assessed the impact of the variant of the virus detected in the United Kingdom. The expectation could be that in March it may be a dominant strain in Spain right now clearly it is not he said at a press conference. Right now according to studies, this strain is below five percent.19:10 Almost 50,000 people have received the two doses in Spain Ministry of Health has explained that a total of 1,103,301 doses have been administered and a total of 49,056 people already have both, necessary to guarantee immunity against the coronavirus.
19:00 Vaccination in Spain is progressing at a good paceAlfredo González, Secretary-General of Digital Health, Information, and Innovation of the Ministry of Health has indicated that the vaccination rate is very positive. The bottleneck is due solely to the number of doses we have. In the coming months, with the possible authorization of other vaccines and vaccination of other groups, the rate will grow he said. The objective is that 70 percent of the Spanish population is inoculated in summer.18:52 Fernando Simón, at a press conference, starts his appearance to analyze the coronavirus data. “The incidence continues to grow, but the increases are smaller every day. The data takes a few days to consolidate.
We are in a phase of inflection that could mark a clear turning point.18.45 Pontevedra: 17 people vaccinated by mistake Galician Health Service has recognized this Thursday that up to 17 people have been vaccinated in Pontevedra even though they did not meet the criteria set by the Health vaccination plan something that they have attributed to an. After the complaints from different health groups, the manager of the Pontevedra health area,
Jose Ramon Gomez has admitted that this situation has occurred due to a specific error in the preparation of the list of health workers likely to be immunized.18:30 Catalonia foresees 900 admissions to ICUsThe Catalan Health Service (CatSalut) has warned of a very hard scenario for the next few weeks that will take the ICUs to the limit with a forecast of 900 admitted only for covid -up to 1,300 patients adding all the pathologies- in a third wave of the pandemic more similar to the first than to the second. This was expressed this Thursday by the director of CatSalut, Adrià Comella, at a telematic press conference together with the Minister of Health Alba Verges the Minister of the Interior, Miquel Sàmper, and the commissioner of the Mossos d’Esquadra Joan Carles Molinero.18:15
Northern Ireland confined until March 5The British province of Northern Ireland will remain confined until next March 5, after the restrictions imposed after Christmas have failed to stop the increase in cases of covid-19. The Northern Irish Minister of Health, Robin Swann, said Thursday that schools and non-essential shops will remain closed while it is recommended to continue teleworking measures that according to some observers, could even extend until Easter.18:00 The press conference of Fernando Simon begins shortly director of the Alerts and Emergencies Coordination Center appears at a press conference to assess the current situation of the pandemic. Simon will report the latest data.17:40 France: Macron wants a day of weekly face-to-face class french President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday showed his support for university students to be able to return to classrooms in person one day a week from the next semester of this course.
A student should have the same rights as a worker, who in case of need can go to class at least one day a week as long as the 20 percent capacity of the classroom is not exceeded, Macron said during a visit and a later talk with the students of the University of Paris-Saclay.17:20 Canary Islands: 332 covid-19 infections and three deaths Ministry of Health has notified this Thursday 332 new infections of covid-19 in the islands in the last 24 hours as well as three more deaths. In Gran Canaria, there are 167 new cases, in Lanzarote 77 in Tenerife 60 in Fuerteventura 26 in La Palma 1 and another case is missing because it refers to an island.
Active cases are 8,212 patients, of which 375 are hospitalized, 52 of them in intensive care units and 323 on the ward.17:00 Coronavirus Galicia: 2,461 infections in schools situation in nursery schools and non-university education centers in Galicia worsens as the days go by, setting a new record after another for infections by covid-19 to reach 2,461, 219 more than the previous record. Classrooms forced to quarantine also continue to rise, a total of 103, 11 more than yesterday, while the number of closed centers remains unchanged, six, all of them nursery schools.
These are those of Crecente Forcarei and Pequenecos de Curtis (Pontevedra) Viveiro (Lugo) A Pobra de Trives (Ourense), and PAI de Riós (Ourense). As for the centers with the highest incidence, 29 are already counting ten or more cases, compared to 18 yesterday.16.40 Worldwide cases 95.3 million infected and 2.05 million deathsGlobal cases of COVID-19 reached 95.3 million today, 496,000 of them registered in the last day, according to statistics updated daily by the World Health Organization (WHO). The deaths in the pandemic amount to 2.05 million 13,000 of the deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Both the global curve of daily cases and those of Europe and America the most affected regions there is a certain downward trend, although we will have to wait until the weekend to see if this decrease is confirm
13:40 Coronavirus Castilla y Leon: Tordesillas, voluntarily self-confined municipality of Tordesillas (Valladolid) has decided to confine itself to stop the large increase in infections which has led to the incidence accumulated in 14 days is 3,453 cases per 100,000 inhabitants yesterday five times more than a week ago.
After conducting screening in the town that ended on Monday and in which 2,851 tests were carried out that lodged 106 positives, the Minister of Health, Verónica Casado, contacted the City Council and recommended proposing to the neighbors a voluntary self-confinement, for what the Consistory seconded it with a municipal side.13:00 Australian Open: Only one player will be allowed to train until the end of the quarantine changes in the initial protocols for action at the Australian Tennis Open. According to our colleague Joan Solsona, they will only be allowed to train the 14 days before the start of the competition with a single player.
The same player with whom they have exercised since the first day they stepped on the tracks. This eliminates the groups of four racket professionals that had been created before embarking on the journey. Read full news12:41 Coronavirus Madrid: Diaz Ayuso announces that the health card will incorporate the COVID-19 vaccinations president of the Community of Madrid Isabel Diaz Ayuso has announced that pharmacies will be able to take tests from the week of February 1 and that next week the health card incorporates the COVID-19 vaccination.
12:20 Coronavirus infections: Diaz Ayuso gives data on family outbreaks of meetings in homes have detected that, until December 27, 29% of infections occurred in homes, until January 3, they were 33% but already in the week of January 10, it was 57%, he highlighted Isabel Diaz Ayuso, president of the Community of Madrid in a statement collected by Antena 3 after today’s plenary session.12:05 Coronavirus test: Madrid pharmacies will be able to carry out tests within 10 days Isabel Diaz Ayuso, president of the Community of Madrid has indicated in the plenary session of the regional Parliament that Madrid pharmacies will be able to carry out tests to detect the coronavirus from next February 1 and has stressed that
We are doing the macro test in universities according to statements collected by Antena 3.11:40 A man lives for three months in the Chicago airport for fear of catching coronavirus if he returned home Aditya Singh lived in hiding at Chicago’s O’Hare International airport for three months for fear of catching the coronavirus when he returned home to California. The man, who managed to feed himself thanks to the food that passengers in transit gave him, has been arrested for passing into a restricted area of the airport without the necessary documentation.
If I understand correctly, you are telling me that a person who was not an employee and was not authorized has allegedly been living in a secure part of the O’Hare airport terminal from October 19, 2020, to January 16, 2021, undetected. Have I understood it correctly asked Susana Ortiz Cook District Judge after the case came for trial.11:10 Vaccination against the coronavirus Arnold Schwarzenegger receives the vaccine in Los Angeles”Come with me if you want to live? Remembering this mythical phrase from Terminator actor Arnold Schwarzenegger has addressed his followers after receiving the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles (United States).
10:30 I prefer that we talk on WhatsApp, to see if COVID is contagious by a phone call tweeter @ceciarmy has shared a WhatsApp conversation in which a person is afraid of catching the coronavirus from phone call The things that happen to me are very surreal. I prefer that we talk around here (WhatsApp) better because I spend rolls, to see if the COVID is contagious on call.
10:00 The emergency nurse who refused to retire to help coronavirus patients dies of COVID-19Betty Grier Gallagher, the emergency nurse at Coosa Valley Medical Center in Sylacauga, Alabama for 43 years who refused to retire to care for coronavirus patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, has died a day short of her 79th birthday. years after becoming infected with the coronavirus.
09:00 Illa informs about the target group that will be the next to be vaccinatedSalvador Illa, Minister of Health of the Government of Spain and candidate of the PSC to the Generalitat of Catalonia, reported at a press conference that the technical group for the COVID vaccine has already established that the next target group to be vaccinated will be people over 80 years of age.
There are already more than a million people vaccinated. We have found that the effect in nursing homes of the doses that have been given is beginning to be noticed. There is a decrease in the number of cases seen in nursing homes. The data vaccination rates are already optimal. Here the bottleneck is the doses we receive reported the Minister of Health.08:00 Michael T. Osterholm I am desperately concerned that we will see a different situation with this pandemic Michael T. Osterholm, the famous epidemiologist who predicted the coronavirus pandemic and an advisor to Joe Biden on COVID-19, warned on CNN’s New Day program of the incidence that new strains can have (the United Kingdom and South Africa ) in the evolution of the pandemic: I am desperately concerned that in the next six to 12 weeks we will see a situation with this pandemic different from anything we have seen to date.
You have to get people to understand that this will happen that we are going to see a significant increase in cases. The challenge is how many Osterholm said.07:00 Spain accelerates with vaccines. The only problem is that less than expected have arrived”The newspaper El Mundo reports that after 25 days of vaccinating against the coronavirus, Spain has overcome its limping beginnings and has multiplied the speed at which it immunizes. After taking the first dose to the residences, which cost more than expected to some communities the start of the campaign among health workers has given impetus to the race, although it has slowed down in recent days as not as many doses have come as expected.
05:00 Carmen Calvo calls dishonor the performance of the Minister of Health of MurciaThe vice president of the Government, Carmen Calvo, assures that the dignity and ethics corresponding to a public position is to wait for the date that each one has to get vaccinated. Calvo affirms that these situations such as that of the Murcia Health Minister are a dishonor for politicians.