According to the latest reports released today by the Health Department cases if covid-19 have multiplyed eight times since the state of alarm ended. Within the worst hit areas local government has taken steps to lockdown towns Íscar and Pedrajas de San Esteban, in Valladolid consisting of 10,000 residents.
Other European countries such as the Belgian authorities have banned non-essential trips to Aragon, Navarra, Barcelona and Lleida. Andalusia has 60 cases of covid-19 that require hospital treatment with 8 of those in ICU. There are around 8.4 million residents in Andalusia the current infection rate being extremely low and in comparison Catalonia has 7. 5 million residents therfore the current new infection rate is running at 0.0192% and overall with the total number of 76,332 infections being just over 1% of the population and is the highest from all of the regions of Spain with Madrid running closely behind with 74,866 infections.