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Covid outbreaks in four other retirement homes in Seville

Covid outbreaks in four other retirement homes in Seville. picture: google maps

Four other nursing homes in the province of Seville have reported outbreaks of Covid-19

Four other Covid-19 outbreaks reported in nursing homes in the province of Seville on Friday January 14 added around 100 more cases to the existing total from Thursday 13. A total of 96 residential facilities in the province currently have cases. assets.

According to the latest data update offered this Friday by the Ministry of Health and Family, there are 230 infections among residents and 204 among staff.

The most affected centers are the Habitare Castilleja residential center, in Castilleja de la Cuesta, with 24 positive residents and three employees. In El Saucejo, their residential facility has 21 positives, with four employees also infected.

The Vitalia Mairena residential center in Mairena del Aljarafe has registered 22 infections, 20 of which correspond to residents, while in Pilas there are 22 other cases in the Cristo Rey residential center.

In all, as can be deduced from the figures for hospitalized patients communicated by Health, the cases are asymptomatic, or with very mild symptoms. Despite the fact that the numbers of infected people are reminiscent of those of the first wave, the number of hospitalized patients has fallen. According to health sources, only 12 elderly residents in centers in the province are hospitalized.

There are seven other facilities in the province with fewer than twenty recorded cases. In the rest of the affected centers, each has no more than ten recorded infections, and in most of them the cases are only linked to staff.

Despite the high number of cases in the affected centers – the highest in the entire pandemic – the serious cases are far from those seen in previous waves in the province. With vaccinations still going on and vaccinations among workers and residents, this surely helped reduce the severity.

Of the 230 positive cases reported by the Board, only 12 of them are hospitalized due to the severity of their infection. A year ago, with similar bright numbers to the current one, hospital admissions doubled, as reported


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Gérard Truchon

An experienced journalist in internal and global political affairs, she tackles political issues from all sides

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