In Spain, the country with the highest number of cases in Europe after Russia, England and France in the new type of coronavirus pandemic, the occupancy rate in hospitals reached the highest level.
It has been reported that the number of Covid-19 patients hospitalized in hospitals under autonomous administrations such as Andalusia, Rioja, Extremadura, Castilla y Leon exceeded the period of March-June 2020, when the pandemic peaked.
Local governments, which take measures in coordination with the Ministry of Health against the pandemic, are trying to find a solution to the patient density with the field hospitals they have established.
According to the data of the Ministry of Health, more than 25 percent of the beds in intensive care units in hospitals in 11 of the 17 autonomous administrations are Covid-19 patients.
In Spain, in Covid-19 in the last weeks, new cases are watching over 35 thousand, while casualties exceed 400.
The state of emergency measures implemented across the country since October 25 against the pandemic have been expanded due to the increase in the number of cases and deaths.
While the government opposes general quarantine for economic reasons, local governments are tightening existing measures in their regions.
While the maximum number of gatherings in friends or family meetings was reduced from 6 to 4, Valencia Autonomous Administration reduced it to 2 persons.
Some local governments have decided to close bars and restaurants and some to reduce their working hours.
According to the last updated data in Spain on January 22, the loss of life from Covid-19 increased to 55 thousand 441 and the total number of cases to 2 million 499 thousand 560.