Spain continue to relax restrictions after ending the curfew and starting to drop the number of COVID cases. While continuing vaccinating to the population and the Government assures that on August 18 there will be group immunity. Follow on direct the last hour of the coronavirus in Spain and in the world; the updated data on the coronavirus in Catalonia, Andalusia, Madrid, Valencia and the rest of the Autonomous Communities; and also the latest news about the vaccine, the appointment and restrictions throughout Spain.
12:06 Balearic Islands communicates 38 positives among students and a contagion among teachers
The Ministry of Education and Professional Training has reported this Monday that throughout the past week a teacher from Ibiza tested positive for coronavirus while 38 positives have been reported among students.
Thus, the data show, as indicated in a press release by the department headed by Martí March, that the number of infections in educational centers continues to be low.
11:39 Erasmus students request that their vaccination appointments be made more flexible and an increase in scholarships for PCR expenses
University students who will enjoy a mobility scholarship for the next academic year 2021-2022 request flexibility in their vaccination appointments so that they are not caught getting vaccinated outside of Spain, as well as an increase in scholarships to finance expenses for PCR or tests, requirements entry into many countries.
In a letter sent to the Minister of Universities, Manuel Castells, and to the Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, the Coordinator of Student Representatives of Public Universities (CREUP) and the Erasmus Student Network (ESN Spain), they assure that university students already know their destination. of mobility for the next course. However, the group’s vaccination dates are not yet known, stating that most likely coincide with their stays outside of Spain.
11:24 Galicia registers a rebound in hospitalized to 125 and new infections are reduced to 76
The Galician Community begins this week with a rebound in those hospitalized by Covid-19 to 125 patients, eight more than the previous day, and a decrease in new infections to 76, which represents 48 less, while active cases maintain the downward trend and are reduced to 2,262.
According to the data updated on Monday morning by the Department of Health with records until 6:00 p.m. this Sunday, collected by Europa Press, Covid patients in the ICU amount to 31, three more, and those hospitalized in other units They go up to 94, five more, so there are 125 admitted. Meanwhile, 2,137 patients are under follow-up at home.
11:10 Aragon reports 51 new cases of COVID-19 and no deaths in the last 24 hours
The General Directorate of Public Health of the Government of Aragon has notified 51 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths and 56 epidemiological discharges, results corresponding to this Saturday, May 29, according to provisional data collected on the website ‘https: // datacovid.salud.aragon.es/covid/ ‘.
By provinces, 41 cases have been recorded in Zaragoza and 40 recovered, while in Huesca there are 4 new cases and 9 discharges, and in Teruel 3 cases and 6 recoveries.
10:59 South Africa increases restrictions due to the new increase in coronavirus cases
The president of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has announced that starting this Monday there will be a new tightening of restrictions due to the increase in cases of coronavirus in the African country.
Ramaphosa has indicated that South Africa will thus enter an adjusted level 2, according to the scale of restrictions contemplated in the country, which includes a reduction of the groups authorized to participate in meetings, with a limit of 100 people indoors and 250 outdoors.
10:40 Navarra remains in the fifty cases of Covid-19 with a positivity rate of 4.5%
Navarra registered 50 cases of Covid-19 on Sunday after performing 1,113 PCR and antigen tests, which represents a positivity rate of 4.5%, according to provisional data provided by the Government of Navarra.
The data is slightly better than the previous day, when 57 cases of Covid-19 were registered and a positivity of 4.7%.
09:53 Vaccinate employees of a private business school in Madrid at Zendal
Dozens of teachers and employees of the private business school ESCP Business School in Madrid have recently been vaccinated against the coronavirus at the Isabel Zendal hospital, despite the fact that this group is not yet considered a priority in the vaccination strategy.
Sources from this international school have explained to Efe that they contacted the Ministry of Health “to request information on vaccinations” and that they then sent them “some forms to fill out and send”, after which they received “the call by SMS ».
09:22 Bars, cinemas and theaters may close at 1:00 from this Monday in Madrid
The Community of Madrid has extended as of this Monday the closure of the hotel trade and other places such as cinemas and theaters from twelve to one in the morning, while shops will no longer have time limits, all due to the improvement of the coronavirus data in the region.
Until now, the hours of commercial establishments were limited from 06:00 to 23:00, but from this Monday there will be no time restriction.
Bars, restaurants, cinemas, theaters, auditoriums, gambling venues, betting houses and casinos may extend their closing hours from 00:00 to 01:00.
09:04 The Balearic Islands lead the collapse of the income of the hospitality industry until April after the bolt of Armengol
The hospitality sector begins to see the first green shoots in Spain, after more than a year of restrictions on capacity and hours as a result of the coronavirus health crisis. In this context, the results of the sector during the first four months of this 2021, have improved slightly. With one big exception. The autonomous community of the Balearic Islands, led by the socialist Francia Armengol, which leads the collapse of income.
In this way, the data provided to this newspaper by the Hospitality Industry of Spain, show how during the first four months of this 2021, the Balearic Islands led the fall in income with losses of 72.7% in relation to the figures registered in the same dates of the previous year. Thus, the island’s bars and restaurants have suffered the impact of the numerous restrictions and measures that Armengol chose to maintain in the establishments during the first four months of the year, despite the drop in Covid-19 cases and infections.
08:45 Venezuela hopes to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine through the COVAX mechanism
The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, said this Sunday that he hopes to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine against COVID-19 through the COVAX mechanism.
“We are looking for Johnson & Johnson’s, Janssen, we have asked the COVAX system for that,” Maduro said on the Venezuelan television network (VTV).
08:17 Madrid vaccinates those who have already received a dose of AstraZeneca
The Community of Madrid resumes this Monday at the Isabel Zendal hospital the vaccination of those who have already received a first dose of AstraZeneca, around 213,300 people under 60 years of age who may choose to complete the regimen with a second dose of the same brand or with Pfizer .
These people will be summoned by means of an interactive SMS on their mobile phone with which they will be able to choose between AstraZeneca or Pfizer to receive the second dose of the vaccine, as well as the possibility of requesting a change of date.
08:00 The King was vaccinated this Saturday against Covid-19 at the WiZink Center in Madrid
King Felipe VI, 53, received the Covid-19 vaccine this Saturday at the WiZink Center in Madrid, the Casa del Rey reported.
Zarzuela has indicated that the monarch was vaccinated “in place and time as it was due” by the protocol established by the health authorities. The monarch is within the age group of 50 to 59 years who began to be immunized this May.
Once the activities of the Armed Forces Day were over, the King went on Saturday afternoon to the vaccination center of the Community of Madrid at the Wizink Center.