• Health Improves access to hospitals in Madrid, but there are still problems

  • Borrasca.Pedro Sánchez reappears two days after the great snowfall that has blocked half the country to find out about the situation

The coordination between the Ministries of Health, Interior and Transport will ensure, despite the storm, the arrival in Spain and the subsequent distribution by the autonomous communities of the new shipment of more than 300,000 vaccines from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer that is expected to receive this Monday.

As confirmed this Sunday at a press conference by the Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande Marlaska, the objective is that

the snowstorm does not affect the vaccination campaigns already underway,

for which it will be easier for the trucks that have been detained in rest areas can circulate to guarantee the distribution of vaccines.

The increase in positive cases and deaths from Covid-19 in Spain and the delay in the vaccination campaign in some communities have been joined by the critical moment of transport caused by the storm 'Filomena' and the possibility of delaying vaccination in regions , like Asturias, which did keep the planned schedule.

In the case of the Community of Madrid, the vaccination against Covid-19 of health professionals continues that began on Saturday and has already been extended to

16 Madrid hospitals and to SUMMA-112 staff.

On Sunday, health workers continue to be vaccinated at the Nurse Isabel Zendal, Santa Cristina, Sureste (Arganda), Fuenlabrada, Clínico San Carlos, Príncipe de Asturias, Rey Juan Carlos, Alcorcón, Gregorio Marañón, Puerta de Hierro, Jiménez Díaz Foundation, Infanta Leonor (Vallecas), Severo Ochoa (Leganés), La Paz, Torrejón, and on October 12.

Faced with the situation caused by the storm, the Madrid president, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, said that the priority is

"to ensure access and supply to hospitals",

both for the vaccine and for food or instruments and material that they may require, such as the Oxigen.

70% drop in Covid cases in Madrid

The Community of Madrid has registered 1,636 new cases of coronavirus this Sunday (375 diagnosed in the last 24 hours), which represents a decrease of more than 70% compared to 5,813 on Saturday.

According to the daily epidemiological report published by the Ministry of Health, there have been

20 deaths in hospitals

(eight less than the previous day).

The total number of infections in the Community of Madrid since the beginning of the pandemic amounts to 439,852 and that of deaths in hospitals to 13,107, to which must be added 4,985 deaths in social health centers, 1,177 in homes and 30 in other places, with which that the total amounts to 19,299.

Those hospitalized have risen slightly between Saturday and Sunday, going from 2,249 to 2,325, as have those admitted to the ICU, which rose from 385 to 408.

To try to

contain contagions,

this Monday a total of 41 basic health areas and 14 municipalities of the Community of Madrid will be prohibited from entering and leaving except for justified reasons, after extending restrictions on mobility to 23 new health areas and nine localities.


the areas affected by mobility limitations

live just over 1.2 million people from Madrid, 18.3 percent of the population, and 25 percent of the cases of coronavirus infections in the region are concentrated.

Specifically, from 00:00 hours on Monday, January 11, entry and exit are limited for 14 days until Monday, January 25 in twenty-three basic health areas and nine towns, which are added to the eighteen areas and five municipalities that already had limited travel.

Confined areas in Madrid

In Madrid capital, the Barajas district is added in its entirety and restrictions are established in the areas of Benita de Ávila and Silvano in Hortaleza;

Mirasierra and Las Tablas, in Fuencarral-El Pardo;

Jasmine in Ciudad Lineal;

Montesa, General Oráa and Baviera in the Salamanca district;

and Alpes y Rejas in San Blas-Canillejas.

Likewise, mobility is restricted in all the municipalities of Alcobendas and San Sebastián de los Reyes.

Limitations are also extended to the basic health zones of Francia, Cuzco, Panaderas and Castilla la Nueva (Fuenlabrada);

Presentation Sabio, Dos de Mayo and El Soto (Móstoles);

and Rivas La Paz (Rivas-Vaciamadrid).

In addition, as of this Monday and for fourteen days entry and exit in nine locations that do not coincide with a basic area are restricted, as the transmission sources are more localized: Arroyomolinos, Talamanca del Jarama, Valdeolmos-Alapardo, Collado Mediano, Becerril de la Sierra, Cadalso de los Vidrios, Campo Real, Titulcia and Velilla de San Antonio.

On the other hand, the Ministry of Health maintains the restrictions until 00:00 hours on Monday, January 18 in the basic health area of ​​Felipe II and Mayor Bartolomé González, in Móstoles;

and Getafe Norte, in Getafe;

Las Olivas and Aranjuez (Aranjuez);

San Fernando and Los Alperchines (San Fernando de Henares);

and Torrelodones, which affects the municipalities of Torrelodones and Hoyo de Manzanares.

In Madrid capital, mobility limitations are extended in the basic health areas of Andrés Mellado (Chamberí);

Sanchinarro and Virgen del Cortijo (Hortaleza);

Aravaca (Moncloa-Aravaca) and General Moscardó (Tetuán).

In addition, the restrictions remain until Monday, January 18 in Ciempozuelos, Navalcarnero, Algete, Mejorada del Campo and Villarejo de Salvanés.

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