Coronavirus | The pandemic grows strong in Spain

Many Spanish communities are trying to establish all possible measures to contain the second wave of the pandemic, such as lockdowns or other less severe restrictions. However, COVID-19 continues to make steady progress in Spain, showing no sign of weakness at the moment.


Registered this saturday 2,725 new cases in the last 24 hours and 25 deathsFigures slightly lower than those of Friday, but very worrying. The speed with which the coronavirus has spread through the community has been especially dizzying in the second week of October, when the number of daily infections has practically grown by 50%. Granada capital and his Metropolitan area They start this Saturday New measures which include the closing of bars at 10:00 pm and a maximum of 6 people per table.


Detected on Saturday 681 new cases in the last day, 28 more than Friday, although the positivity rate dropped to 16.95% compared to 20.09% the day before, data that correspond to the result of 3,428 PCR. In the last 24 hours they have registered in Aragon eight new deaths by COVID-19, which brings to 1,536 the number of deaths since the start of the pandemic.


Added on saturday 207 positive cases during a day in which the death of three women was registered, with which there are already 374 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. For its part, hospitalizations have doubled in the last week.


In the Balearic Islands they have been counted 144 new cases, but they don’t register no death neither in hospitals nor in residences compared to Friday. Saturday, 141 people were admitted, seven less than the previous day, 39 of them in ICU.

Canary Islands

On Saturday they were notified six deaths in the last 24 hours, on a day that occurred 132 new infections and in which they rebounded in 113 active cases, up to 6,625. In hospitals 51 people are still admitted in intensive care, one less than on Friday, and 219 in the ward.


In Cantabria, residents have been recommended to self-confine after accounting for 213 new positives and add 241 deaths in total since the beginning of the pandemic.

Castilla la Mancha

This community has decreed level 3 special measures in the Ciudad Real localities of Almaden and Chillón, since in both municipalities there may be community spread as there are a high number of cases.

Castile and Leon

The region detected on Saturday 1,406 positives, a record number and double the maximum peak recorded during the first wave, which was 644 cases on March 26. Due Salamanca has been confined from this Saturday until October 30. It joins the confinements of León, Palencia, Miranda de Ebro, San Andrés de Rabanedo and San Pedro Latarce.


The numbers also continue to rise in Catalonia, which added 2,846 new infections this saturday and nine dead, while there are 204 people admitted to ICUs. In addition, in Barcelona, ​​a outbreak that has affected twelve health workers and 28 patients from the Vall d’Hebron Hospital has forced this health center not to admit patients derived from the Medical Emergency System for 24 hours.

Valencian Community

The Valencian Community notified on Saturday 838 infections and 20 new outbreaks, the largest of them in Fuenterrobles (Valencia), with eight cases originating in the social sphere.


In Extremadura, as of Sunday, the number of people who can participate in social gatherings after registering in the last 24 hours is limited to six four deceased, 284 positives Y three new shoots.


Notified 355 infections in the last 24 hours. The latest data from the Xunta they only show a decrease in the health area of ​​Lugo, with 50 fewer cases in the last day, while in the rest of the areas the rise continues. In addition, this Saturday the death of three other people, with which the fatalities amount to 818.

The Rioja

Sum 1,203 active cases, 173 more than on Friday, and more than 10,000 people are in quarantine. Logroño is approaching confinement after reaching Sunday the 593 active cases.


On Friday, the Community of Madrid notified 1,548 new infections in the last 24 hours, 44 deceased and 466 patients admitted to the ICU.


In Murcia they were 511 new infections detected after 4,015 tests carried out, bringing the total number of patients to 9,114 since the start of the pandemic.


Registered on Friday five deaths, which brings the total number of deaths to 643, and 547 new positive cases. On the other hand, 256 people remain admitted, 35 of whom are in ICU positions and another 41 in home hospitalization. The rest, 180 patients, are on the floor.

Basque Country

The Basque Government has decided limit the capacity 50% in the hotel business and cultural and religious events, advance the closure of bars and restaurants at midnight and ban groups of more than six people. This Sunday, the Department of Health notified the detection of 743 new cases during the day before.

Ceuta and melilla

Ceuta recorded a record of cases on Saturday, with 52 new positives that forced more than a thousand people to confine themselves. Melilla notified a new deceased and 50 new infections.

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