Pandemic: COVID-19 in Spain to carry out life 27 231 people, almost 230 thousand infected

KIEV. May 14. UNN. The number of victims of coronavirus pandemic disease COVID-19 in Spain was last night — 217 people in total killed more than 27.3 per thousand people. This is evidenced by official data of the Spanish Ministry of health, said UNN with reference also to the newspaper El Pais.

The total number of people infected with coronavirus has reached more than 229 thousand people including in recent days found 506 new infections. It is worth noting that in Spain have begun to clarify the number of cases COVID-19 by PCR tests.

Since the beginning of the epidemic died 27 321 people (including day — 217, the index rose compared to the previous day), and 143 374 fully recovered. The number of people on intensive therapy of MZ Spain has ceased to publish.

The largest number infected in Madrid (65,6 thousand people) and Catalonia (55.4 thousand). Many infected people also in the Basque Country, Andalusia, Castile-Leon, Castile-La Mancha, Valencia. Least in the African cities of Ceuta (116 cases) and Melilla (119 cases).

Also, the Ministry of health of Spain will introduce a two-week quarantine for all people arriving from abroad, writes El Pais. You can exit only in certain situations such as purchasing food, medicine or cases of force majeure. When leaving the premises wearing masks will be required. The decision will take effect may 15 and will operate as long as there is a state of emergency.

The total number of cases in the country takes the tray place in the world after USA and Russia. But in recent years the number of deaths and new infections have fallen, so from the 2nd of may, residents again were allowed to go out for walks and exercise outdoors. While walking and exercise can only in certain hours, a gradual easing of restrictions continues.

The Minister of health of the Kingdom of El Salvador, illa said earlier, as passed the Madrid newspaper La Razon that in Spain it has passed the peak COVID-19. “This is the data that allow us to confirm that we have already passed the first phase of the epidemic, reaching a peak,” he said, thanking the Spanish citizens for the observance of the restrictions.

Also, a group of scientists from the Institute of health Carlos III in Madrid believes, as he wrote to El Pais that the new type of coronavirus might circulate in Spain in mid-February. According to the virologist Jose Alka, “Spain was not a single “patient zero”. “According to information which is today, we believe that (the virus) came to Spain at least 15 different ways,” added geneticist Fernando gonzález candelas.

Statistics from the Ministry of health of Spain, as of may 14:

Datos sobre # COVID19 en España, desde el primer caso inicial, actualizados a hoy 14 de mayo:

Confirmados por PCR: 229.540
Fallecidos: 27.321
Curados: 143.374

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Briefing on the situation COVID-19 in Spain, may 14, 2020: