The cataract of deaths from COVID does not stop as five more deaths are registered this Saturday



The cataract of deaths from COVID does not stop as five more deaths are registered this Saturday


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The cataract of deaths from COVID does not stop as five more deaths are registered this Saturday

The coronavirus pandemic in Cantabria has claimed 679 fatalities in the Community, after five more people died between Friday night and Saturday. During this Saturday, four Cantabrians have died, to which must be added a deceased at the stroke of midnight on Friday that Health did not incorporate into the statistics at the time and that it now reflects.

In just three days, from Thursday to Saturday, 16 people have died in Cantabria from COVID: seven on Thursday, five on Friday and four this Saturday, according to official data.

The deceased on Saturday are a 74-year-old man with incomplete vaccination (one dose), who died at the Laredo Hospital; a 103-year-old man, vaccinated, who died at the Sierrallana Hospital; and an 88-year-old woman, vaccinated, who died at the Valdecilla Hospital, as did the fourth deceased, a 75-year-old man, vaccinated. The fifth reported fatality is a 91-year-old woman, vaccinated, who died in Valdecilla. As he died shortly before midnight between Friday and Saturday, he was not reported among the deceased of the day.

The only good news from Saturday’s session was that the number of new cases fell. The Ministry of Health has notified the existence of 1,211 new infected, compared to the 1,961 detected the previous day. However, the other incidence records have returned to the rise after a day of decrease: the 14-day incidence is still shot at 4,414 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, when the previous day it was 4,368/100,000; This increase is reflected in the incidence in the group of people over 65 years of age, which has stood at 2,569/100,000.

The situation in Community hospitals continues to record high pressure both in general hospitalization and in the Intensive Care Unit, although it has decreased in the latter. In Cantabria there are 229 admitted to the four hospitals, 11 more than on Friday, but there are five fewer who are in the critical care unit, which has gone from hosting 27 to currently having 22.

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