Spain’s Health Ministry Reports A Rise In Infections And Incident Rates.
SPAIN’S Health Ministry has received data today, Wednesday, April 14, that shows 10,474 new cases of Covid-19, with 5,613 of them being diagnosed in the last 24 hours.
These figures show a rise from those of the same day last week when 8,788 positive cases were reported.
Infections in Spain have already risen to 3,387,022 since the start of the pandemic, according to official statistics. The cumulative incidence in the last 14 days now stands at 200.98 per 100,000 inhabitants compared to 196.20 on Tuesday, a slight rise, with a total of 95,368 new positives being registered in the past two weeks.
Sadly, there were 131 new deaths added to this Wednesday’s report, slightly more than the 126 reported last Wednesday. Up to 76,756 people with a positive diagnostic test have died since the virus arrived in Spain, according to data collected by the Ministry.
Spain has already received the first shipment of Janssen, but it will remain in storage until next week and the recommendation on this vaccine from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is known.
Health Minister To Meet Sputnik Vaccine Manufacturers
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