This is the rolling coronavirus story for Wednesday 23 December 2020


Plans for 18 places where the vaccine will be dished out in the province of Almería

Google translation:

Covid vaccines in Almería: there will be 18 points throughout the province

The Ministry of Health points out new data on the device

The province of Almería will have a total of 18 vaccination points against the coronavirus, as advanced this Wednesday morning by the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía.

The 65 nursing professionals who have recently been trained and who in turn will be integrated into mobile teams throughout the province will be part of this device.

As has already been advanced since the Board, the first people to be vaccinated will be inmates in nursing homes and the staff who take care of them. As a whole, it is a population of 5,500 people throughout the province.

Given that the Andalusian health administration plans to receive just 2,000 doses to begin the first phase of vaccination next Sunday, December 27, it is most likely that no more than 200 doses will reach Almería.

On the 18 vaccination points, the Board has specified details in a statement.

By provinces, Almería will have 18 points: in the Almería District there will be two mobile teams and two teams in the health centers of Alboran and in Bola Azul, in the autocovid; in the Poniente District, two mobile teams and four teams in Primary (Roquetas, El Ejido, Berja and Adra health center); in the Northeast Health Area, three mobile teams; Torrecárdenas Hospital will have two teams, and Poniente Hospital with three.

The Ministry of Health and Families advances that it has the logistics for the reception, conservation and distribution of vaccines against SARS CoV-2 ready. Through the Andalusian Health Service (SAS), it signed with the Andalusian pharmacy cooperative, Bidafarma, a six-month agreement for the management of vaccines against Covid-19 in a first phase.

The agreement contemplates the reception of the vaccines from the supplier pharmaceutical laboratories, handling of the containers in which they are distributed, storage at temperatures and other technical conditions for their correct maintenance, custody in adequate security conditions, their distribution to the vaccination points to be determined by the SAS and the traceability of the vaccines.

Likewise, the Police Unit Attached to the Autonomous Community of Andalusia will collaborate in the security device for the custody and transfer of the vaccines to the points established for dispensing.


Stats for the last 24 hours - 113 more cases and 3 more deaths

Google translation:

The coronavirus leaves three deaths on the eve of Christmas Eve and 113 more cases

There are eight new hospitalized in the last 24 hours and another surge of cured: 363

The deaths from Covid-19 do not give truce in the province of Almería, which this Wednesday sees how three people have lost their lives due to the coronavirus. It is the ninth consecutive day recording deaths.

These are data published this Wednesday, Christmas Eve, by the Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia, which numbers 113 new positives detected by PDIA (Diagnostic Tests for Active Infection), which includes all cases of Covid-19 with active infection, confirmed by PCR technique or rapid antigen tests. notified during the last 24 hours (data is collected until seven in the morning).

The hospital pressure continues without abatement, with eight new hospitalized in the province of Almería, two of them in the Intensive Care Unit.

And as happened on Tuesday, there is again a strong increase in the number of cured: 363 people have already received the epidemiological discharge.

In this way, the cases of coronavirus that continue to be active in the Almeria geography this December 23 are 3,233: the difference between the 20,724 confirmed cases and the sum of deaths (277 to date) and recovered (17,214).

Three deceased

As for the deceased, always according to the figures from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography, they are three men: two deaths have been registered in Íllar (where the Valleluz residence for the elderly is still medicalized) and another in Berja.

Although the profiles of the disappeared cannot be related to their place of residence, the data do allow us to know which age groups they belonged to: one was between 70 and 74 years old, another between 80 and 84 years old and the third between 85 and 89 years old. old.

Town to town

Regarding the incidence of the virus in the different towns of Almería, 113 infections have been reported in 17 towns of the province.

In the Almería health district there have been 70 positives: 49 of them in Almería capital, 12 in Níjar, 5 in Huércal de Almería, 2 in Carboneras, 1 in Íllar and 1 in Pechina.

In the Levante-Alto Almanzora health district, 8 more cases have been reported in the last 24 hours: 3 in Albox and the other five in Garrucha, Huércal-Overa, Tíjola, Vélez Blanco and Vera.

Regarding the Poniente health district, 35 cases have been registered: 15 in El Ejido, 12 in Roquetas de Mar, 4 in Vícar, 3 in Adra and 1 in La Mojonera.


Cumulative stats based on data from Almería 360