This is the rolling coronavirus story for Sunday 22 November 2020
What happens from next week until 10 December
Andalusia maintains the closure of municipalities and schedules until December
The president of Andalusia announces that the situation is complicated but lowers some measures
Andalusia fears the unstoppable advance of the coronavirus and today it has once again reaffirmed its restrictions in all the provinces for the next few days, specifically, until December 10, as announced today by the president of the autonomous community, Juanma Moreno.
Since at the beginning of November the president of the Board, Juanma Moreno, announced the new restrictive measures to contain the advance of the pandemic in the autonomous community, what would be the next step has been one of the issues around which There has been more uncertainty and, this Sunday, the Andalusian president has confirmed the worst forecasts: the measures in force until December 10 are maintained.
After the meeting with the Committee of Experts, which began at 12:30 p.m. and has lasted for more than an hour and a half, Juanma Moreno has appeared at a press conference to detail the new measures agreed and on which, previously , said: "We listen to the experts. The situation continues to be complicated and the decision we adopt today has a fundamental mission: to save lives and save all possible businesses and jobs."
And so it will be during the next few days, since, as Moreno has pointed out, who has said that you have to choose "between what is right and what is easy", the perimeter closure of each and every one of the Andalusian municipalities is maintained until next December 10, as well as the time of the curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 07:00 a.m. On the other hand, as indicated, the hours are made more flexible for hotel establishments, which may be open until 9:30 p.m. for the collection of orders. Likewise, shops dedicated to the sale of toys may be open until 8:00 p.m.
"We are facing very difficult times, I call on you to increase our responsibility in the coming weeks," concluded Moreno, who assured: "We are working hard so that there is a Christmas that allows us to get together with our loved ones and recover economic activity."
Stats for the last 24 hours - 193 more cases and 1 more death
The positives drop to 193, but Almería touches 200 deaths and adds 12 admissions
Hospital pressure drops and 126 more patients recovered this Sunday
The day on which the president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juanma Moreno, will announce the new measures that will be in force in the eight Andalusian provinces over the next few weeks has been presented with hopeful news for Almería, which today has seen a pronounced decrease in the number of positives detected in 24 hours by adding 'only' 193 compared to more than 300 reported the day before.
The drop in the number of positives that has occurred this Sunday, which leaves 16,699 those infected by coronavirus who have been diagnosed by PCR or antigen tests in Almería, is accompanied by the epidemiological part of the Board of Health and Families Council for a new patient with covid-19 who died in the province, which brings to 198 people from Almeria who have died since March.
An improvement in hospital pressure is also reported in the three Almeria centers, Torrecárdenas, Poniente and La Inmaculada, where after three consecutive days, there has been a decrease in admissions today and 121 patients remain hospitalized, two less than in the day before, despite the fact that in the last 24 hours there have been 12 people from Almería who have required hospitalization. As for the ICUs, today there are 35 patients in serious condition, one less than the day before.
In the rest of Andalusia, the current hospital burden is as follows: Cádiz (352 hospitalizations, of which 58 in ICU), Córdoba (273 hospitalizations, of which 46 in ICU), Granada (638 hospitalizations, of which 128 in ICU), Huelva (133 hospitalizations, of which 18 in ICU), Jaén (293 hospitalizations, of which 45 in ICU), Malaga (352 hospitalizations, of which 53 in ICU) and Seville (565 hospitalizations, of which 118 in ICU).
In the autonomous community, for its part, a total of 2,490 positives have been registered compared to the more than 3,000 on Saturday and this Sunday there were 18 Andalusians who have lost their lives as a result of the disease. Finally, 2,265 covid patients have been recovered, 126 of them in the province of Almería.