The Ministry of Universal Health and Public Health has updated this Sunday the information on the incidence of coronavirus in the Valencian Community. There have been a total of 4.547 discharges (241 since the update this Saturday): 471 in the province of Castellón, 1.683 in the province of Alicante and 2.393 in the province of Valencia.
In addition, 133 new positive cases have been detected, bringing the total of positive cases to 10.250, of which 4.638 are currently active. Of the total, 1.046 are admitted to the hospital and 223 of them are in the ICU.
Of the 133 new positive cases, 10 are in the province of Castellón, 40 in that of Alicante and 83 in that of Valencia.
By provinces, the total number of positive cases is 1.323 in the province of Castellón, active 708 (137 hospitalized, 32 of them in the ICU), 3.548 in the province of Alicante, active 1.469 (267 hospitalized and 82 of them in the ICU), and 5.375 in the province of Valencia, 2.457 active (642 hospitalized and 109 of them in the ICU). Also, there are 4 cases that have not been assigned yet.
The number of Healthcare professionals who have tested positive in total is 1.621 (216 in the province of Castellón, 629 in the province of Alicante and 776 in the province of Valencia). Of the total, 758 people have already been discharged.
To date there have been a total of 1.065 deaths in the Valencian Community: 144 in the province of Castellón, 396 in Alicante and 525 in Valencia.
The tests that have given a negative result so far are 69.157 (61.152 through PCR and 8.005 through rapid tests). In addition, the GVA Coronavirus 'app' has registered 11.273 downloads.
So far, 2.420 health professionals have registered in the job bank enabled by the Ministry of Health so that retired medical and nursing personnel aged up to 70 years and medical personnel who do not yet have a specialty can help combat the coronavirus.
· Retired medical personnel under the age of 70: 105
· Medicine graduates without specialization: 1.067
· Graduates in Nursing: 1.194
· Retired nursing staff under the age of 70: 54
On the other hand, 3.756 calls have been received at the number 900 36 22 36, enabled so that people from risk groups or with symptoms of coronavirus can request medications at home. In total, 2.230 applications have been processed (222 in the province of Castellón, 1.398 in that of Valencia and 610 in the province of Alicante).