Catalonia has recorded a new record of daily infections since the start of the pandemic. In the past 24 hours, 6,212 people have tested positive for the coronavirus, which is the highest number of daily cases since the start of the pandemic. Specifically, the previous record of infections was recorded just a week ago, when 6,073 positives were reported in one day.
Meanwhile, the risk of regrowth (EPG) has reached 904, although it should also be noted that the rate of reproduction of COVID-19 fell from 1.29 this Friday to 1.26 this Saturday, according to the reported data. by the Department of Health
In addition, 16 people have died in the last 24 hours in this autonomous community. In this way, the total number of deaths since last March has risen to 14,024, while the total number of infections stands at 256,330. Of the 6,212 positive this Saturday, 6,038 were confirmed by PCR.
As for hospital admissions, they stand at 2,411, which represents a decrease of 23 patients compared to the day before and there are 463 people in intensive care (16 more than Friday).
Likewise, the cumulative incidence of cases over the past two weeks is 748.24 per 100,000 inhabitants, 33.2 more cases than the day before and more than double that of early October.
By province, Barcelona is the one that has recorded the most infections in the last 24 hours: 4684, followed by Girona, with 789 positives in one day, Tarragona with 578 and Lleida with 420. Barcelona is not only the province. Catalan woman most affected by the coronavirus this Saturday, but throughout the pandemic. And it is that 176,950 infections have been recorded there since the start of the pandemic and 10,406 people have died.
Catalonia has 3504 confined school groups and three closed centers
Catalan schools count this Saturday 3504 stable confined groups – 4.87% of the total – and three centers closed due to coronavirus epidemics, as reported by the Ministry of Education of the Generalitat in an update of data from the emptying which each center introduces “Traçacovid” in the application.
The three closed centers are Escola El Tallat-ZER Riu Corb (Lleida), Escola Maldanell-ZER Riu Corb de Maldà (Lleida) and Escola 1 d’Abril-ZER Ebre de La Palma d’Ebre (Tarragona) ). In total, 85,994 people belong to the quarantined educational community: 81,920 students, 3,896 teachers and internal staff and 178 external workers. The figure of 85,994 represents an increase of 440 inmates from the figure recorded on Friday, when they were 85,554.
As for the positive points since the beginning of the course, they are 17,244-723 more than those recorded on Friday: 15,442 students, 1,627 teachers and internal staff and 175 external staff.
Likewise, Catalan education centers have registered 6,900 positives in the last ten days: 6,179 among students, 647 among teachers and administrative and service staff and 74 among external staff.