Uncontrolled passing of the virus
Recently the number of positive cases, hospitalisations and deaths has already exceeded the figures of the first wave.
The Regional Minister of Health of the Generalitat Valenciana admits a “generalised and uncontrolled” transmission of the virus.
The number of infections by coronavirus shoots up in the province of Alicante
4,537 positives and 57 deaths in one day.
The province of Alicante has reached the highest number of coronavirus infections since the health crisis began.
Eight out of ten patients admitted to the General Hospital of Alicante are due to coronavirus.
Hospitals in the province of Alicante already exceed 80% of patients admitted for COVID19.
At the moment, 1,851 patients remain in hospital due to coronavirus in the province of Alicante.
The EU recommends isolating half of the municipalities in the province of Alicante
The European Commission is urging the confinement of areas with more than 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
The municipalities ask the population to comply with the restrictions.
The European Union yesterday recommended to the member countries of the Union that they advocate not travelling to or from areas of high risk of expansion of the coronavirus pandemic, given the arrival of the most contagious variants.
Torrevieja Hospital is experiencing the worst era of the pandemic.
In Torrevieja Hospital there are 140 patients admitted for coronavirus.
The populations most affected by COVID 19 are:
- Torrevieja 562
- Pilar de la Horadada 151 cases
- Rojales 144 cases
- Orihuela Costa 119
- Guardamar 117
- San Miguel de Salinas 81
The pandemic continues with an exponential growth in San Miguel de Salinas, which with just over 6,000 inhabitants, has registered 81 cases in the last week.
Many health workers at Torrevieja Hospital are infected despite having received the first dose of the vaccine on January 8th.
2 parishes in Torrevieja offer their facilities as vaccination spaces.
The parishes of San Roque and San Pedro do not have much room, but those that do make them available to the health department as vaccination areas as necessary.