The balance sheet daily to the pandemic coronavirus is on the rise again Tuesday in Spain, after four days of declines, with 743 deaths, which bring the total to 13 798, but the authorities believe that the downward trend continues.
The number of reported cases in 24 hours has also increased more rapidly, from 4.1 % against 3.3% the previous day, to reach 140 510 in the countries most hit by the Covid-19 behind Italy, according to figures from the ministry of Health.
“This slight increase compared to yesterday, we consider that it is due to the fit of the data to the end of the week,” explained Dr. Maria José Sierra of the Centre of health scares, which had already noted previously that the dead, and in the case of the weekend were registered with delay.
“In reality, the downward trend is what we continue to observe in the reports of these last days “, she added, as the authorities believe they have stabilized the spread of the virus.
Also, “although slowly, some pressure drop begins to be observed in hospitals and intensive care units,” said Dr. Sierra.
On another positive note, the number of patients cured continues to increase and has reached Tuesday 30 % (43 308) of the confirmed cases.
Most affected region, Madrid is focusing on Tuesday, nearly a third (28.8 per cent) and 39 per cent of deaths, although in Catalonia (north-west) has more patients in the intensive care unit in the capital.
The caution is in Spain, where one of the confinements the most stringent in Europe has been imposed on 14 march, and should be prolonged until April 25 at midnight.
The 46.6 million Spaniards, unable to leave home to buy food, medical care, walk their dog or go to work for activities considered essential.