By Tara Rippin • 14 December 2020 • 18:46
New Covid infections in Spain topped 20,000 over the weekend as the cumulative incidence also rose slightly.
THE Ministry of Health has confirmed 21,309 new cases since Friday, December 11, and 389 deaths.
It was also announced the cumulative incidence now stands at 193 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days – having risen from 189.
Since the start of the pandemic in Spain, 1,751,884 people have been infected and 48,013 have died, according to official data provided by the Department of Health.
Yesterday (Sunday, December 13), the Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, assured 70 per cent of Spain’s population will be vaccinated by the end of next summer, “which will generate a herd immunity”.
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Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
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