• Coronavirus Spain adds 2,840 new cases and 102 deaths;

    incidence drops to 74, four points less

  • Deniers The Government figures at 327,129 refusals to be vaccinated until September

A total of 86,085 people have died from


in Spain since the start of the


, according to data from the Ministry of Health, which reported 102 more deaths in the last 24 hours and 2,840 new positives this Wednesday, raising the total number of infections to about 5 million people.

Likewise, 76.3% of the population (36,184,677 people) have already received the complete vaccination schedule against Covid-19 and 79% a dose (37,508,658 people).

The autonomous communities are preparing for the possibility of recommending vaccination for children between 5 and 12 years of age.

The data of the coronavirus in Spain

Total figures

: 4,940,824 confirmed coronavirus cases with a diagnostic test for active infection;

There have been 86,085 deaths with a positive test as of September 22.

  • 798,837 in Andalusia (11,070 dead)

  • 160,212 in Aragon (3,793 dead)

  • 70,774 in Asturias (2,066 dead)

  • 98,698 in the Balearic Islands (954 dead)

  • 94,521 in the Canary Islands (982 dead)

  • 45,848 in Cantabria (605 dead)

  • 236,469 in Castilla-La Mancha (6,398 dead)

  • 298,781 in Castilla y León (7,298 dead)

  • 911,627 in Catalonia (15,596 dead)

  • 7,508 in Ceuta (127 dead)

  • 508,697 in the Valencian Community (7,737 dead)

  • 102,107 in Extremadura (1,969 dead)

  • 186,139 in Galicia (2,620 dead)

  • 888,309 in Madrid (16,070 dead)

  • 10,927 in Melilla (106 dead)

  • 140,200 in Murcia (1,725 ​​dead)

  • 82,404 in Navarra (1,243 dead)

  • 259,387 in the Basque Country (4,904 dead)

  • 39,379 in La Rioja (822 dead)

07.00 Health rushes vaccines "close to expiring" with new groups, such as the immunosuppressed

Minister Carolina Darias said this Wednesday that "she has no record" of the number of covid vaccines that have expired in Spain, although she has admitted that some "close to expiring" have begun to be used in the latest groups incorporated, such as the immunosuppressed.

At a press conference after the Interterritorial Health Council and in reference to the announcement by Catalonia that has reported that it has almost 70,000 expired vaccines, the minister admitted that "losing vaccines is not pleasant" and explained that, at the moment, works on "balancing the logistics of the vaccines that are in the fridge to continue inoculating", preferably to the new groups, which are the first recipients.

Darias has insisted that he does not have data from other communities on expired vaccines and has valued that 69.5 million doses have already been inoculated and the "commendable" work of the autonomies "focused" on capturing the collectives and age groups that still lack.

At the press conference, Darias also referred to the hypothetical second dose of Janssen and the extension of third doses to other groups, such as those over 80 years of age.

The head of Health has commented that this matter is subject to "permanent evaluation" by the Committee on Vaccines and, therefore, it is waiting for him to make a proposal.

07.00 13 Communities begin this week to administer the third dose of the vaccine in residences

Thirteen communities have begun to inoculate this week the additional dose of the vaccine against covid-19 to the elderly in residences, after its approval last week by the Ministry of Health and the autonomies, while another five are finalizing the details to begin to do it shortly.

According to Imserso data, the 297,905 elderly residents in senior centers in Spain are being administered serums from Pfizer or Moderna.

In addition to residents, the additional dose has begun to be injected to patients on hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis, undergoing treatment for cancer, over 40 years with Down syndrome and patients with oncohematological disease undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy treatment.

Since its approval, many communities have begun to administer this booster dose in centers for the elderly, such as Andalusia, which has 19,380 residents, Aragon (15,504), Balearic Islands (4,284), Catalonia (47,626), Cantabria ( 5,765), Valencian Community (20,317), Extremadura (13,851), Madrid (41,227), Murcia (4,811), Basque Country (15,939), Navarra (5,442), Ceuta (172) and Melilla.

In addition, Castilla y León will begin tomorrow to supply the third dose in residences and Galicia plans to do so before the end of this week.

For its part, Castilla-La Mancha will do it next Monday, September 27.

Other communities such as La Rioja, Asturias and the Canaries, which have begun to inoculate the serum to patients with immunosuppression problems, have reported that people in residences will receive the additional dose soon.

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