The Basque Country has registered 676 new positives for coronavirus, which represents a positivity of 6.8%. The data have fallen slightly from those obtained during the previous day, but the tests carried out have also fallen, 9,930 were carried out on Saturday, 1,325 less than throughout Friday. Since the beginning of the pandemic until this Saturday, a total of two million tests have been carried out in the Basque Country to detect COVID-19.
By territories, in Bizkaia the majority of infections have occurred, 391 specifically. In this sense, the mayor of Bilbao, Juan Mari Aburto, in an interview with El Correo, has alerted the Bilbao population that “it must be prepared for a perimeter closure next week” since the situation in the city is “complicated and we have to be prepared for it, “he said, contemplating the positivity that next week Bilbao will exceed 500 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 inhabitants.
In Gipuzkoa 177 positives have been detected, while in Araba there are 99 new cases, to which are added nine cases of infected from other autonomous communities.
Regarding the situation of the hospitals, 49 people with COVID-19 entered the ward yesterday, which is 25 less than on Friday, however, there are 92 people in the ICU, six more than during the previous day.