Covid-19 in Alicante I Eight new outbreaks in Elche and 290 infections in the province of Alicante

The Ministry of Health has detected eight new outbreaks of coronavirus in Elche, another four in Onda, one in Orihuela and another in Guadassuar, the four locations where restrictions have been imposed this Friday.

All the outbreaks are less than 10 cases, except for Orihuela, which affects 11 people. In total, the outbreaks in Elche total 34 infections (one outbreak of seven, two of five, two of four, and three of three); those in Onda total 32 (one of nine, two of eight, and one of five), and the outbreak in Guadassuar affects three people. An outbreak of educational origin has also been detected in the capital of Alicante with seven cases.

The province of Alicante has recorded 290 infections, a figure very similar to that offered by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday (288) and yesterday (296). The Community of Valencia has recorded a total of 901 new infections of coronavirus confirmed by PCR test or through antigen tests.

Eight deaths have been recorded in the Community in the last 24 hours, two of them in the province of Alicante. As for the Valencian hospitals, there are currently 577 people admitted: 53 in the province of Castellón, with 6 patients in ICU; 203 in the province of Alicante, 36 of them in the ICU; and 321 in the province of Valencia, 42 of them in ICU.

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