coronavirus ends 2021 setting a new record in the Valencian Community. According to the data recorded by the Conselleria de Sanidad Universal y Salud Pública, this Friday, December 31, a total of 11,822 new infections of Covid-19 in a single day, the highest number since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
In a concise statement, with no more information than the number of cases registered in the last twenty-four hours, the Generalitat Valenciana has notified an unprecedented number of cases since the coronavirus pandemic began, which is distributed in 1,383 infections in Castellón, 4,222 in Alicante and 6,217 in Valencia.
In this regard, the president of the Valencian Executive, Ximo Puig, has put in value in the traditional end of the year message
the successful campaign of vaccination in the Community, with more than ten million administered during 2021. However, it has once again appealed to prudence at a time when infections have practically tripled compared to a year ago.
The next update of the department headed by Ana Barcelón will take place on Monday, January 3, when the other epidemiological indicators will be reported, as well as the healthcare pressure and the number of deaths in the first weekend of 2022.
In the previous report, on the eve of New Year’s Eve, the Valencian Community recorded six deaths from coronavirus and 8,353 new infections, while the hospitals They had 62 covid patients admitted and fourteen ICU beds occupied more than on Wednesday.
As of Thursday, the Valencian hospitals had 967 people admitted, 186 of them in the ICU: 173 in the province of Castellón, 24 in the ICU; 300 in the province of Alicante, 65 of them in the ICU; and 494 in the province of Valencia, 97 in the ICU.
The cumulative incidence of the Valencian Community at fourteen days was on Thursday at 1,170.89 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, 88.37 points more than Wednesday and below the national average, which is 1,775.27 cases, according to data from the Ministry of Health.