11:26 • 30 sept. 2020
The Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, has announced that this Wednesday he will propose a coordinated public health action to the Interterritorial Council of the National Health System (CISNS) that limits mobility in all municipalities with more than 100,000 inhabitants where there are more than 500 cases of Covid in the last 14 days, PCR positivity is greater than 10 percent and the occupancy rate of Intensive Care Units is greater than 35 percent, a measure that includes Madrid capital.
In addition to mobility, social contacts will be limited and measures will be taken to reduce hours and capacity and reinforcing their healthcare capacities.
Illa has spoken like this, this Tuesday, at a press conference after a meeting with the Minister of Health of the Community of Madrid, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, within the framework of the Covid-19 group. It is the second meeting held this week, after the disagreements that both administrations have had due to the criteria to be applied to stop the transmission of the coronavirus in the region.
“I have seen a favorable environment in the conversations I have had with the rest of the Health Councilors so that in the rest of the autonomous communities, if the favorable conditions are met, the same thing that we have agreed with the Community of Madrid is adopted “, The Minister of Health has asserted, to point out that this measure makes it possible for the recommendations made by the Government to be effective in Madrid.
As of January 1, 2019, there are 63 municipalities with more than 100,000 inhabitants: Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Zaragoza, Malaga, Murcia, Palma, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Bilbao, Alicante, Cordoba, Valladolid, Vigo, Gijón, Asturias, Barcelona, Vitoria, La Coruña, Elche, Granada, Tarrasa, Badalona , Oviedo, Cartagena, Sabadell, Jerez de la Frontera, Móstoles, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Pamplona, Almeria, Alcalá de Henares, Fuenlabrada, Leganés, San Sebastián, Getafe, Burgos, Albacete, Santander, Castellón de la Plana, Alcorcón, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Logroño, Badajoz, Salamanca, Huelva, Marbella, Lleida, Tarragona, Dos Hermanas, Torrejón de Ardoz, Parla, Mataró, León, Algeciras, Santa Coloma de Gramanet, Alcobendas, Cádiz, Jaén, Orense, Reus, Telde, Gerona and Baracaldo.
Situation in Andalusia
The twelve Andalusian cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants -the eight provincial capitals plus Jerez de la Frontera, Marbella, Dos Hermanas and Algeciras- register a Covid-19 coronavirus incidence rate lower than the 300 cases confirmed by PCR in recent days, far from the 500 that the Ministry of Health is going to propose to the autonomous communities as a criterion for establishing mobility limitations to stop the pandemic.
According to updated data from the Ministry of Health and Families consulted by Europa Press, only three of the twelve Andalusian municipalities with more than 100,000 inhabitants exceed 200 cases of Covid in the last two weeks, Marbella (Malaga) with a rate of 288.7 and 414 confirmed cases in 14 days; Córdoba, with an incidence of 248.4 and 809 infections by PCR in two weeks; Y Granada, with a rate of 212.9 and 495 positives by PCR in 14 days.
Behind are Algeciras (Cádiz), with an incidence of 178.8 and 218 cases confirmed by PCR in two weeks; Jaén, with a rate of 171.7 and 194 infections by PCR in 14 days; Sevilla, with an incidence of 139.4 and 960 positives by PCR in two weeks; Málaga, with a rate of 137.8 and 792 cases confirmed by PCR in 14 days; Almería, with an incidence of 137 and 272 positives by PCR in 14 days; Cádiz, with a rate of 118.1 and 37 infections by PCR in 14 days; and Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz), with an incidence of 103.4 and 220 positives by PCR in two weeks.
With a rate less than 100
With an incidence of less than one hundred cases confirmed by PCR in the last 14 days There are Dos Hermanas (Seville), with a rate of 89.6 and 120 infections in two weeks, and Huelva, with a rate of 64.7 and 93 positives confirmed by PCR in 14 days.
Malaga, with 180 deaths, is the Andalusian city of more than 100,000 inhabitants that accumulates the most deaths from Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, followed by Seville with 162; Granada with 128; Córdoba, with 57; Jerez de la Frontera with 53; Jaén with 47; Marbella with 40; Almería with 33; Algeciras with 27; Huelva with 16; Cádiz with twelve, and Dos Hermanas with eleven.
It is also Malaga is the Andalusian municipality of more than 100,000 inhabitants with the highest number of positives confirmed by PCR accumulated since the beginning of the pandemic, with 7,148, followed by Seville with 4,323; Granada with 2,968; Córdoba with 2,893; Marbella with 2,553; Almería with 1,909; Jerez de la Frontera with 1,150; Jaén with 1,083; Two Sisters with 665; Algeciras with 613; Cádiz with 572, and Huelva with 401.