The increase in the number of infections by covid The most obvious effect is having an increase in hospital pressure, so that this Friday there are 69 hospitalizations in Huelva, when seven days ago there were 55, which represents an increase of 14, according to data released today by the Health counseling of the Junta de Andalucía.
Of the 69 hospital admissions, two are in the ICU, due to their special severity. In addition, Health reports this Friday of one more death, so there are already five deaths so far in the month of May.
The new cases of Covid that have been officially controlled since last Tuesday are 615, which represents an increase compared to the 545 that were reported on Tuesday, and they are also 10 more than the 605 on Friday of last week.
High rate and hospitalizations of Covid in people over 60 years of age
The rate of expansion among those over 60 years of age remains very high and today stands at 739, which represents a slight improvement compared to the 791 infections per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days last Tuesday.
Finally, Health reports that there have been 599 more cured, although the difference between controlled and cured official infections is around 5,000 people (88,719 cases for 83,550 cured).