While many French individuals nonetheless surprise each day on social networks to know if the best way is free to buy groceries on the opposite facet of the border, Catalonia is counting its useless. A steadiness sheet growing by 27% in one week in the province of Girona alone …
The pandemic is just not weakening on the opposite facet of the Pyrenees the place Catalonia is vaccinating with all its may however nonetheless fails to sluggish the development of the virus. During the primary two weeks of the 12 months, the area deplored 689 victims of Covid-19. And the figures recorded final week are hardly more encouraging with, for the one well being zone of Girona, 60 deaths recorded in opposition to 13 the earlier week, a rise of 27% summarizes the Diari de Girona. The forecasts for the following few days stay alarming with outbreaks recognized in nursing houses in Olot and Sant Saloni de Calonge.
All indicators on the rise
The well-known third epidemiological wave subsequently continues to comb over Catalonia and is even gaining power with 24,716 new contaminations and 408 deaths final week and a contamination fee which has risen to 1.38 (100 sufferers infect 138 individuals).
The solely lightning on the Catalan sky, the variety of hospitalizations (2,497) recorded on Saturday was down barely even when the variety of individuals in intensive care (525) continues to extend.
In brief, the struggle continues in a area which has already paid a heavy value.
The alternative to name on everybody to be extraordinarily cautious and to remind inveterate shoppers that buying in Spain and defying the bans can cost much more than a nice.