This is the rolling coronavirus story for Tuesday 6 April 2021
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Stats for the last 24 hours
The positives, below the red line of 100 on a Tuesday with 6 deaths
There are 151 hospitalized and 46 in ICU, but more than 700 people have recovered
The drift of the epidemiological curve of the province of Almería confirms this Tuesday the warning words of the Health delegate, Juan de la Cruz Belmonte, who has said that the new positives are in 'standby' and it will be in about 10 days when know the true consequences of the "relaxation" of Easter.
The reality on the second day after the holidays leaves again a decrease in the positives detected in 24 hours, which once again fall below the red line of one hundred after 88 infections have been reported since 07:00 on Monday, which, in turn, the positives among Almeria have risen to 49,662 since March.
On the other hand, the death counter does not stop increasing another day and today the death of another six Almeria infected by coronavirus has been reported, which already leaves 758 since the beginning and 24 since last Friday of Dolores, when the Holy Week.
For their part, as Belmonte and the delegate of the Junta de Andalucía in Almería, Maribel Sánchez Torregrosa, have already advanced at a press conference, the situation of the hospitals does not improve in the province and today there are 151 covid patients who are admitted , 46 of them in the ICU. Regarding the intensive care beds, the situation in the ejidense del Poniente hospital is especially worrying, where practically 50% of the patients are in serious condition.
But if today there is a figure that brings good news to the province, that is that of those recovered, 722 in the last 24 hours and that leave the total already above 40,000. In turn, it should be noted, compared to the 88 new positives, active cases are once again reduced by more than 600, which today are 8,275 counting only the PDIA tests (antigen test and PCR) and 8,594 if the tests are also counted rapid.
In Andalusia, the limit of 1,000 new positives in 24 hours was once again exceeded this Tuesday, although it was only for 8 infected, and there are 514,205 total positives in the autonomous community. For its part, there are 49 deceased in Andalusia.
El Ejido now has 265.0 cases (approximately 4 fewer than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
Poniente Region now has 247.2 cases (approximately 7 fewer than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
Published last night - vaccination stats from 5 April 2021 - with data going up to 4 April - I have included a second page of stats now - this give details of the people in Spain who have had at least 1 vaccination by age group
Progress so far and plans for the next 5-6 months of vaccinations in Spain
Pedro Sánchez: "By September any Spaniard who wishes will be vaccinated"
At the end of August, 70% of citizens will be vaccinated, "being prudent"
The President of the Government of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, has valued today at a press conference, after the first Council of Ministers without Pablo Iglesias, the progress of vaccination in Spain and has indicated the key dates that will lead the country to have vaccinated "a any citizen who wants it. "
According to Sánchez, it will be throughout the months of April and May when the current vaccination rate in Spain accelerates, which will leave, "with the most prudent forecasts", 70% of the citizens vaccinated for the month of August.
Thus, the President of the Government has defended, next week there will be more people vaccinated with the two doses than the number of people infected and from there the particular take-off of vaccination in Spain will begin, because for the week of May 3 there will be "five million with two doses "and by the first of June there will be 10 million vaccinated. "For the week of June 14 there will be 15 million and by July 19 there will be 25 million compatriots who will be immunized."
"Mass vaccination is the shortest way to reactivate our country and we are going to vaccinate, vaccinate and vaccinate. With these advances we will reach 33 million immunized people by the end of August, that is, 70% of the adult population ", has asserted Sánchez, who has indicated that by September all compatriots" who wish "will be vaccinated.
This will be the case after 38 million doses of the four available vaccines arrive between April and June (Pfizer, Janssen, AstraZeneca and Moderna). "In other words, 3.5 times more doses than those received in the first trimester are going to arrive." And the largest 'stash' of vaccines will arrive until September, as there will be 87 million in total that will arrive from this month of April to September.
In this sense, Sánchez stressed that despite the complexity, Spain is the country with the best vaccination performance in Europe. "Today Spain has a vaccination coverage of 79% with a dose in people over 80 years of age and in Europe it is 60%. In the entire European Union, the complete guideline is 36% and in Spain 44%", he stressed he.