155 active cases of Covid-19 in nursing homes in Navarra

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155 active cases of Covid-19 in nursing homes in Navarra




Navarra counts 141 active cases of Covid-19 in senior centers and 13 in disability centers


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Navarra counts 141 active cases of Covid-19 in senior centers and 13 in disability centers


The active cases contagion of Covid-19 amounts to 155 in residences for the elderly in Navarra and 9 in disability centers, informed the Minister of Social Rights, Carmen Maeztu.

In recent days, the positive cases in these centers have remained stable and increased in 24 epidemiological discharges.

Of the positives in nursing homes (155), there are 18 people admitted to hospitals, 64 remain in the residences with symptoms and 53 in their centers without presenting symptoms.

19 people have been transferred to intermediate resources and there have been 70 epidemiological discharges, without the need for subsequent isolation, 16 more than in the last report presented last Friday.

Are registered 41 positives from symptomatic professionals and down to 17 asymptomatic ones, has indicated the counselor, who has commented that, since July 1, 25 people have died in residences for the elderly (18 in hospitals and 7 in the residence itself).

In the disability centers, there are 9 people infected compared to 12 last week, of which two are hospitalized and in intermediate resources there are another 5. Epidemiological discharges have risen and deaths in disability centers are not counted.

In addition, there are 19 workers on sick leave due to Covid, of which 9 are symptomatic and 10 asymptomatic.

The counselor explained that there are two outbreaks in two residences that affect practically all the residents and an important part of the workers, which are those of Peralta and Villafranca.

There has also been outbreaks in Elizondo’s Benito Menni residence and in Amma MutilvaAlthough in all of them, Maeztu pointed out, the situation is stabilized.

“With the measures that were taken yesterday and that have entered into force today, which again represent the shielding the centers for visits and departuresWhat we want is to avoid by all means that the virus enters the centers, because, once it enters, it is more complex to handle the situation, “he stressed.

The counselor has insisted on “the importance that in the whole society we become aware of the need to respect prevention measures and to be responsible with them in order to lower the level of incidence so high that we have now and that without a doubt also ends up having an impact on residential centers “.

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