Madrid, Apr 3 (EFE) .- Health has notified this Saturday 9,571 new cases of covid-19 in the last 48 hours, in which 157 people have died, hospital pressure and occupation in ICUs and incidence have risen accumulated in the last 14 days has experienced a slight decrease of three points.

According to data provided by the Ministry of Health, the accumulated incidence in Spain stands at 151.79 infections per 100,000 inhabitants compared to 154.76 on Thursday.

This decline is almost generalized in many autonomous communities, with the exception, for example, of the Basque Country, which is at extreme risk for exceeding 250 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days.

The Basque community has registered 258.32 infections and thus joins the list of autonomies that remain at extreme risk due to Navarra (326.23), Madrid (267.01) and the autonomous cities of Ceuta (315, 91) and Melilla (416.88).

At high risk (more than 150 cases) are Catalonia (190.44), La Rioja (166.29) and Asturias (157.44), while the Valencian Community continues to remain in the new normal (33.02).

157 MORE DEATH IN THE LAST 48 HOURS

75,698 people have lost their lives due to the virus since the beginning of the health crisis, a figure that represents 157 more deaths than those registered in the previous count of 48 hours ago, when 75,541 were counted.

By communities, Madrid continues to lead this list with 14,579, followed by Catalonia (13,484), Andalusia (9,214), Valencian Community (7,130) and Castilla y León (6,633).

Occupancy in the ucis, with 1,892 covid patients (49 more than on Thursday) rises half a point to 19.15% (48 hours ago it was at 18.4%), the same increase experienced by hospital pressure, which is It stands at 6.8% (compared to 6.3% on Thursday) with 8,416 admitted patients (479 more).

Four regions continue to have their intensive care in situations of extreme risk (above an occupancy of 25%): Madrid (35.25%), Catalonia (34.36%), La Rioja (35.85%) and the city autonomous community of Ceuta (35.29%).

Another six are at a high risk level (between 15 and 25% occupancy). These are Castilla y León (23.39%), Aragon (21.55%), Asturias (19.69%) Basque Country (18.93%), Canarias (17.56%) and Cantabria, which once again enter this level by going from 13.3% on Thursday to 16.67% this Saturday, to which must also be added the autonomous city of Melilla (23.53%).

Navarra, for its part, has ceased to be, going from 15.1% occupancy of ucis to 14.93%.

Galicia continues to be the community with the fewest coronavirus patients in these units (3.9%), followed by Murcia (6.38%), the Balearic Islands (6.83%) and the Valencian Community (8.4%)

Health has also reported that between March 24 and 30, 765,926 diagnostic tests have been carried out that show an average positivity rate of 6.51%, half a tenth more than on Thursday.

Of the total tests, 496,783 were PCR and 269,143 antigen tests, and the highest positivity continues to be found in Melilla (10.24%), Aragón (9.19%), Madrid (8.92%), Andalusia (8 , 64) and Castilla-La Mancha (8.31%).

THE VACCINATION RATE DECREASES FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Health has also reported this Saturday that a total of 206,443 doses of vaccines have been administered in the last 48 hours in Spain, two days that have coincided with the festivities of Thursday and Good Friday of Holy Week.

Precisely because they are both holidays in several communities, this figure is far from the record of daily doses established last Thursday when 306,995 doses were supplied in one day.

In total, Spain has so far received 9,703,645 vaccines, of which 8,548,598 doses have been administered, 88.2% of those delivered to the communities.

The number of people who have already received the complete regimen of any of the three authorized vaccines amounts to 2,841,148 and most of the vaccinations have been with Pfizer serum (2,704,358), followed by Moderna (136,721) and AstraZeneca / Oxford (69).

(c) EFE Agency

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