Coronavirus in Catalonia: Last minute of the number of covid cases

The people who have died from covid in Catalonia are already 27,006 since the first official death of the epidemic, on March 6, 2020, a disease that still causes 38 deaths every week, an average of more than five a day, while in recent days the speed of spread of the virus has picked up again.

According to data updated this Tuesday by the Department of Health, today there are 896 people admitted to hospitals for covid, 86 more than last Friday, of which 53, seven less than four days ago, are in serious condition in the ICU, 33 of them intubated and 7 with ECMO (extracorporeal respiration).

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There was no such situation in the ICUs of Catalan hospitals from July 16, 2020, and it is close to the lowest number of ICU admissions of the entire epidemic, which was recorded on July 7, 2020, with 40 admissions.

The speed of spread of the virus (Rt) is this Tuesday in Catalonia of 1.07, a total of 39 hundredths more than last Thursday, that is to say, that every one hundred infected people infect an average of 107 people, which indicates that the virus grows again.

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