A total of 8,502 new cases confirmed from covid have been registered in the last 24 hours in Catalonia, where they have also been notified 19 dead and both the epidemic data and the number of patients admitted for the disease continue to worsen. The figure of people hospitalized has risen to 1,389 (45 more), of which 381 are in the ICU (5 more)
As this weekend coincides with the two days of the traditional family meals In Catalonia, Christmas and Sant Esteve, the number of people who have undergone PCR tests was expected to be much lower, but even so, more than 8,500 new positives have been detected, practically half of those notified 24 hours before (17,051).
In total, the number of confirmed cases of covid since the beginning of the pandemic already rises in Catalonia to 1,200,037 and the death toll 24,453, with 19 of them notified in the last 24 hours.
The risk of regrowth with the omicron variant still fired in this sixth wave and is located in 1,691 points, 267 more than yesterday. The velocity of propagation (Rt), which has risen from 1.36 to 1.41 (that is, every 100 infected infects 141 more people).