COVID-19 : Coronavirus in Spain and in the world: data, measures and restrictions

The incidence of the coronavirus in Spain continues to decline, although the number of deaths (337 notified yesterday, according to Health) and the occupation of the ICU (36%) do not allow the measures to be relaxed. Although it continues to decline and is at 349.81, the Accumulated Incidence at 14 days is still far from the goal of 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants set for the state of alarm. In the planet as a whole, total infections are close to 110 million, according to Johns Hopkins, and the deaths exceed 2.4 million.

8:00 | Mexico detects a fraud selling false vaccines against COVID-19

Health authorities of the Mexican state of Nuevo León reported this Wednesday that a hospital located in the San Nicolás de los Garza municipality was closed for selling fake vaccines against COVID-19 and six people were arrested in the action. The health authorities indicated that through different reports they detected that a private clinic offered presumed doses of vaccine at a cost of 11,100 pesos, slightly more than 450 euros. A month ago, the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk (Cofepris) of Mexico reported the illegal commercialization of the vaccine against COVID-19 developed by the Modern Pharmaceuticals, through social networks. Mexico, of 126 million inhabitants, has committed 34.4 million doses of Pfizer, 79.4 million of AstraZeneca, 35 million of CanSino, 24 million of the Russian Sputnik V, 10 million of the Chinese Sinovac and 51.1 million of the WHO COVAX platform.

7:30 | USA exceeds 490,000 deaths from COVID-19

The United States reached 27,820,237 confirmed cases of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and 490,160 deaths from the COVID-19 disease this Wednesday, according to the independent count from Johns Hopkins University. This figure means, according to data from the university itself, that one in five deaths from COVID-19 on the planet died in the US. The daily balance is 2,446 more deaths than on Tuesday and 71,984 new infections.

7:00 | China: 520 active cases in the mainland

China registered 11 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, all of them imported, and no contagion by local transmission, the National Health Commission reported today. On the other hand, the health authorities also reported the detection of 20 asymptomatic infections, all of them coming from abroad. The total of this type of infections under observation is 357, of which 288 are imported. The total number of active infected in mainland China stood at 520, of which 10 are serious.