Spain: One in 10 Spaniards is infected with coronavirus! | WORLD

The proportion of the Spanish population infected with the coronavirus has almost doubled to 10%, or about 4.7 million people, in the second wave of the epidemic since the end of the summer, according to the latest phase of an antibody study conducted today. in national level.

More than 51,400 people tested and answered questions across Spain in the second half of November as part of a prevalence survey showing that infections far exceeded the number of confirmed cases in Spain.

Spain: 1 in 10 is infected

“One in 10 people living in Spain is infected…, half during the first wave and the other half during the second epidemic,” said Rachel Giotti, director of the Carlos III Health Institute, who co-led others of the research, as reported by ΑΠΕ-ΜΠΕ.

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The prevalence in Madrid is the highest of all Spanish regions, with 18.6% of the population having a positive COVID-19 antibody test. Previous results of the study, published in July, after testing nearly 70,000 people between April and June, showed a prevalence rate of just over 5%.

Spain counts 48,401 dead from the new coronavirus, with 388 in the last 24 hours. According to the data of the Ministry of Health of the country, today 10,328 cases of new coronavirus were recorded, with the result that the total from the beginning of the pandemic amounts to 1,762,212.

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