The CAPs of Catalonia had 59,420 visits due to covid on Monday

The primary care centers (CAP) of Catalonia registered 59,420 visits by covid this Monday, a figure much higher than the maximum that occurred during the fifth wave of the pandemic on July 12, with 47,992.

These data, which can be consulted on the website of the Department of Health, have been classified this Tuesday as “bestial” by the health care director of Primary Care and in the Community of the Catalan Health Institute (ICS), Ariadna But, andn statements to station RAC-1.

“It is possible – he warned – that the data get worse because we have had Christmas and Sant Esteve and, therefore, they may increase during this week “.

In his opinion, “until after the holidays we cannot regain normalcy, and even we have two weeks of strong increases left. “

“Explosive” climb

The omicron variant of covid-19 is responsible for this explosion of cases in Catalonia, which “it is very explosive going up and we hope it will also be explosive going down “, has ventured.

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Mas has asked that mild cases of covid-19 not go to the CAPs, except if they have a fever above 38 degrees for more than three days or if they have a choking sensation when breathing.

According to data from Salut, yesterday 12,940 positive cases were diagnosed by antigen test, when last Friday, the 24th, there were 9,666. EFE.

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