Extremadura has registered, in the last 24 hours, 1,331 confirmed positive cases of Covid-19, a figure somewhat lower than that registered yesterday, 1,381 and which marked a new daily record of infections throughout the pandemic. In addition, the region has reported the death of six people with a positive Covid-19 diagnosis, representing a total of 1,188.
The Badajoz Health Area reports the death of an 80-year-old man from Montijo, while the Don Benito-Villanueva Health Area reports 3 deaths: two women of 91 and 92 years of Castuera and a 79-year-old man from Don Benito . For its part, the Mérida Health Area reports the death of an 85-year-old man from Oliva de Mérida and the one from Plasencia reports the death of a 90-year-old man from this town.
Hospital pressure continues to grow in the region and, this Thursday, there are already 469 admitted, three more than yesterday, 46 of them in ICU.
Six new outbreaks are reported, in Villar del Rey with 10 positives and 19 contacts, in Moraleja with 10 positives and 23 contacts, in Villanueva de la Serena with 5 positives and 20 contacts, in the Antonio Zapata residence in Los Santos de Maimona with 4 positives and 15 contacts, in Zafra with 13 positives and 17 contacts and in Pueblonuevo Miramontes with 7 positives and 9 contacts.
On the other hand, 6 outbreaks were closed: 537 from Cheles, 560 from Pueblonuevo del Guadiana, 525 from Cáceres, 562 and 563 from Almendralejo and 494 from Coria.
The Badajoz Health Area reports 468 confirmed cases. It has 123 hospitalized patients, 11 of them in the ICU. It registers 151 deaths and has given 9,068 discharges.
The Cáceres Health Area has reported 159 positive cases. It has 93 admitted patients, of which 11 are in the ICU. There are 389 deaths and 6,260 discharges.
The Mérida Health Area registers 262 confirmed cases. It has 86 hospitalized people, of which 14 are in the ICU. It accumulates 139 deaths and has discharged 6,775.
The Don Benito-Villanueva de la Serena Health Area reports 162 positive cases. There are 80 hospitalized patients, of which 5 are in the ICU. Accumulated 138 fatalities and 4,228 cured patients.
The Plasencia Health Area registers 128 positive cases. He has 28 hospitalized patients, of which 5 are in the ICU. It has registered a total of 155 deaths and has released 2,813 discharges.
The Navalmoral de la Mata Health Area has reported 28 confirmed cases. It has 22 patients admitted and has registered 80 deaths. It has had 2,214 discharges.
The Llerena-Zafra Health Area registers 72 positive cases. He has 22 admitted patients. It has registered a total of 77 deaths and has released 3,098.
The Coria Health Area registers 52 positive cases. He has 15 hospitalized patients. A total of 59 people have died and 1,661 discharges have been made.