Cases increase by 23% among children up to 14 years of age in one week in Madrid
The cumulative incidence of cases among children and adolescents up to 14 years of age in the Community of Madrid is the highest among all age groups, reaching 194.2 cases, and this week the number of cases among these ages increased by one.3%. The second age group with the highest incidence is from 25 to 44 years, with 151.9 cases occurring in 14 days, according to the weekly report published by the Ministry of Health, which indicates that the cumulative incidence at 14 days is the current Tuesday standing at the level of 140.9 cases in a community Madrid. In the last 14 days, the highest GPAs were recorded in Boadilla del Monte (287.3), Getafe (228.4) and Valdemoro (185.1). Within the municipality of Madrid, in order of the highest rate in the last 14 days are the departments of Fuencaral-El Pardo, Arganzuela (147.3), Moncloa-Aravaca (145.5) and Hortaleza (145.4).
The report details that the dominant circulation of the delta variant is maintained in the week that the first two cases of the omicron variant were confirmed in Spain. This week saw 77 new outbreaks, mostly in the educational field (26 outbreaks out of 186 infections) and in the social field (23 outbreaks out of 94 infections), followed by the family, with 10 outbreaks out of 47 infections. The report also included, during the fifth wave, for cases of full vaccination, in case of illness, the risk of admission decreased by 74.2% and by 82.3% for admission to intensive care. (F)
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