The Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday (13) that Spain has recorded a record since the onset of the epidemic.
In its daily bulletin, the ministry said that 38,869 newly confirmed cases were reported in the last 24 hours, ranging from the onset of the epidemic to a total of 2.176 million.
In the last 24 hours 195 deaths were also recorded, bringing the total number of dead in Spain to 52,878.
Looking at the incidence of the disease in the last two weeks, the data “puts us at a much higher risk, higher risk”, hospitalization, admission to intensive care units, positive tests and lethargy, he said at the press conference Carolina Darias, Territorial Policy and Public Minister of Services.
Health Minister Salvador Ila said, “Hospital pressure is increasing, given that 27% of intensive care beds are occupied by patients Coronavirus.
Illa also reported that in the past few days, the pace of virus testing has “increased” after the holiday season.
Ministers made these statements as officials of regional governments, capable of health, announced strengthening measures in their territories to prevent an epidemic in Spain.
Declared measures include the early closing of hotels or the periphery of municipalities, which means they are only allowed to visit the hospital, work or care for dependent people.