The Astrazeneca crisis: the hidden face of vaccines: a bomb warning, a deleted tweet and all the prices
First quarter AstraZeneca commits to deliver 9 million more vaccines to the EU
This Monday, the 52,000 doses
that have arrived in Spain this Sunday will
be distributed throughout the Peninsula, and starting tomorrow in the Balearic and Canary Islands
It is the second batch of this laboratory, which adds to the first of last January 12 with 35,700 doses.
On the other hand, the
crisis with AstraZeneca leaves the European Union with half the dose
, 40 million, of those initially committed, of which 4 million will be for Spain.
Of course, the laboratory says that it will begin with the distribution of 9 million a week before the set and that it will conclude this first quarter.
third wave of the coronavirus pandemic
keeps hospitals on high alert, with more and more beds occupied and with ICUs highly saturated with Covid-19 patients, despite the fact that the rate of infections seems to be beginning to slow down in Spain in recent days.
The data of the coronavirus in Spain
51,575 in the
35,014 in the
Castilla y León
298,389 in the
132,768 in the
* Source: Ministry of Health
Total figures: 2,743,119 confirmed coronavirus cases with a diagnostic test for active infection;
There have been 58,319 deaths with a positive test as of January 29
08.49 The Community of Madrid activates coronavirus antigen tests in ten new health areas
The Community of Madrid is going to activate antigen test devices this week in ten new basic health areas and maintains the tests in the seven university campuses to monitor the transmission of the coronavirus.
The places where they will take place, from this Monday to Sunday are: Marcelino Camacho Occupational Training Center in San Sebastián de los Reyes, Las Matas de Las Rozas Sports Center, Cerro del Telégrafo de Rivas-Vaciamadrid Sports Center, Solosprados Municipal Sports Center de Becerril de la Sierra, Cerro del Telégrafo Sports Center in Rivas Vaciamadrid, Municipal Auditorium of Arroyomolinos, Fernando Mogena Pavilion in Getafe, Eduardo Guillén Municipal Sports Center in Collado Mediano, Agustín Marañón Municipal Sports Center in Aranjuez and Marcelino Camacho Occupational Training Center in San Sebastián de the Kings.
The Community of Madrid ensures that since these operations began, 681,857 tests have been carried out and more than 2,266,157 citizens have been summoned, of which 3,194 have been positive, reports Servimedia.
08.25 A cost of 6,000 million a month, the curfew in France due to Covid
A new total closure to curb the
in France can only be a last resort, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday, adding that the country's current curfew measures were yielding results in terms of try to contain the virus.
Le Maire told RTL radio, in an interview collected by Reuters, that the current curfew from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. costs the economy about 6 billion euros ($ 7.3 billion) a month while a shutdown total would cost about 15,000 million euros per month.
France has decided not to impose a third coronavirus shutdown across the country.
08.18 The price paid for vaccines against coronavirus
In the week of the pulse of the EU with the pharmaceutical AstraZeneca while the shortage increases, we put together everything that is known (and how much is not known) about the price we pay for quoted vaccines.
The hidden side of vaccines: a bomb warning, a deleted tweet and all the prices
08.15 China detects 58 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours
The Ministry of Health of China has confirmed this Sunday 58 new cases of
, of which 42 have presented symptoms and 16 are asymptomatic.
Of the symptomatic cases, 33 are of local transmission and nine from abroad.
In Heilongjiang province, 22 local cases have been detected, while in Jilin another 10 and in Hebei one, reports Europa Press.
On the other hand, imported cases have been detected in Shanghai (4), Beijing (2), Tianjin, Hunan and Guangdong (one each).
Also this Sunday,
16 new asymptomatic cases
have been reported
, six of them imported, while another five asymptomatic patients have been reclassified as confirmed cases.
The health authorities have not registered any death related to the disease, a figure that remains at 4,636, while the number of infected amounts to 89,564.
08.00 The last week of January, the most lethal by coronavirus in the Valencian Community
The third wave of coronavirus is being especially lethal in the Valencian Community, pulverizing the values registered during the pandemic.
In this month of January, there have been 38% of all deaths caused by Covid-19 since February: 1827 of the 4,802 reported by Health from January 1 to 31.
However, the last week has been the blackest: 671 deaths, almost one hundred a day, which represents a 13% of the total in just one week.
13% of all deaths from Covid in the Valencian Community are concentrated in the lethal last week of January
07.50 Badalona inaugurates its new satellite hospital for the coronavirus
The new multipurpose satellite hospital built next to the Can Ruti hospital in Badalona (Barcelona) will be launched this Monday with the opening of the first floor of the building, which houses
40 ICU beds for critically ill Covid-19 patients
With a surface area of 4,277 m2, this annex space built in four months, in which nearly 20 million euros have been invested, has four floors that will house one hundred critical beds and that will be gradually opened until it is fully available in April .
07.49 Starting today, antigen tests in pharmacies and dental clinics in Madrid
Pharmacies and dental clinics in the Community of Madrid will be able to carry out rapid antigen tests starting today to locate people without symptoms of the
in high-transmission settings,
free tests that in no case will be freely requested
by citizens , remember Efe.
The Community of Madrid spent almost three months waiting for a response from the Ministry of Health in order to activate this initiative, framed in the strategy of the Ministry of Health for the early detection of Covid-19.
07.46 One in four Madrid, with restrictions due to the coronavirus
A total of 1.8 million people from Madrid
A total of 1.8 million people from Madrid
, 27% of the population of the region, have mobility restrictions since Monday following the decision of the Government of Isabel Díaz Ayuso to expand this measure to reach 71 basic health areas and thirty centers urban areas with a high incidence of
32% of the cases of infections in the region are concentrated in these areas.
07.40 Sánchez, Darias and Iceta, meeting in the Coronavirus Monitoring Committee
The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, presides this Monday the meeting of the Coronavirus Monitoring Committee.
It was attended by the Minister of Territorial Policy and Public Function, Miquel Iceta, and the Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, in the Moncloa Complex, reports Efe.
07.26 Another 52,000 doses of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine begin to be distributed today
The 52,000 doses of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine that arrived in Spain this Sunday will be distributed this Monday throughout the Peninsula and from Tuesday to the Balearic and Canary Islands, the Ministry of Health has reported.
This is the second batch of Moderna vaccines, after the first one arrived on January 12 with 35,700 doses, reports Efe.
07.25 Hospital tension continues in hospitals due to coronavirus
Despite the fact that the rate of infections seems to have begun to slow down in Spain in recent days, the third wave of the pandemic keeps hospitals on high alert, with more and more beds occupied and with the ucis very saturated with covid patients.
As has been happening for a few days, the speed of contagion of the virus has been reduced: this has been the case in Catalonia, where the transmission rate is 0.93 compared to 0.95 in recent days.
In the Community of Madrid, infections have dropped notably - something common on weekends when fewer tests are done - from 5,488 to 1,670 cases, but hospital pressure is maintained with 4,295 admitted to the ward and 715 to the ICU.
07.20 USA exceeds 440,000 deaths from coronavirus
The United States has reached this Sunday more than 26 million confirmed cases of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and 440,094 deaths from Covid-19, according to the latest independent count from Johns Hopkins University, reports Efe.
In the month of January in the United States, more than 90,000 people died with this disease.
New York State remains the worst hit in the country by the pandemic with 43,453 deaths, followed by California (40,702), Texas (36,924), Florida (26,360), Pennsylvania (21,617), New Jersey (21,484) and Illinois (21,213) ).
Other states with a large number of deaths are Michigan (15,525), Massachusetts (14,531), Georgia (14,196) or Arizona (13,098).
07.15 France exceeds 76,000 deaths from coronavirus and hospitalizations grow
France officially surpassed the 76,000 death toll from
, with 195 in hospitals on the last day, while the number of people hospitalized for the disease and those being treated in intensive care units grows.
Those 195 deaths in hospitals are less than the 242 reported on Saturday and less than those of the preceding days.
The health authorities only transmit deaths in the homes of the elderly two days a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays.
In total, 53,354 people have lost their lives in French hospitals due to Covid, and 22,703 in residences.
07.16 AstraZeneca to deliver half of the coronavirus vaccines committed to the EU
The President of the European Commission (EC), Ursula von der Leyen, has announced that AstraZeneca plans to deliver 9 million additional doses of Covid-19 vaccines to the European Union (EU) in the first quarter of the year, compared to the offer the company made last week.
"A step forward in vaccines. AstraZeneca will deliver an additional 9 million doses in the first quarter (40 million in total) compared to last week's offer and will begin deliveries a week earlier than scheduled," said the president of the CE in a tweet.
In total, the EU will receive 40 million from the laboratory,
half of the initially signed target of 80 million vaccines.
Von der Leyen, who that same day held a virtual meeting with the CEO of AstraZeneca and other pharmaceutical companies that have agreements with the EU on the purchase of vaccines against the coronavirus, added that "the company will also expand its production capacity in Europe ".
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