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Twenty-two elderly people have died due to an outbreak of


registered in the Cadiz residence of

Novo Sancti Petri

, in Chiclana, and in which

79 residents and 24 workers

have been infected so far

, as reported by the Junta de Andalucía.

11 days ago, the Ministry of Health and Families

medicalized the center

by detecting the outbreak and the high number of infections.

According to

La Voz de Cádiz

, the infections were detected a few days after residents and workers received the




Chiclana Mayor José María Román accused the Junta de Andalucía of hiding the death toll on Tuesday.

"There are outbreaks and deaths and

there is no official information about what is happening,

" he said, adding that in the case of the

Sancti Petri


"it is not a matter that happened yesterday, but rather something that it's happening in the last few weeks. "

From the Board they claim to be surprised by the mayor's statements and affirm that the delegate of Health and Families, Isabel Paredes, and the Councilor for Health, Francisca Vela, have been in contact since the beginning of the outbreak.

It is not the first outbreak that this residence has suffered.

Last January another was detected that

left 40 positives


Faced with the new registered outbreak, the center is studying how to replace the high number of workers who are infected.

The Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía counted on Tuesday a total of 121 social health centers with a positive case in


among its users, which are four less -3.2% less- than the 125 to which That figure rose a week ago, on January 26, and in those with 1,542 people affected by the



Currently, in the province of Almería, the Bautista Galera de Chirivel Residential Center and the Gerial de Albox, San Antonio de Vícar, Fuente de Vícar, Jardines de la Cerca de Gérgal and Cortijo el Limonero de Pechina residences;

as well as, in the province of Cádiz, the María Dolores Castañeda residence in the capital and the residences San García de Algeciras, Nuestra Señora de Los Barrios, Casa Mayor Clece de San Roque, Asansull El Palmeral de La Línea de la Concepción, Virgen de the Charity of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Aldea Geriátrica Seniors of Tarifa, Aura of Benalup, the Novo Sancti Petri of Chiclana de la Frontera and the Red Cross Residence of San Fernando.

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