Salvador Illa, Minister of Health, has shown his optimism in an interview on Onda Cero, assuring that they expect the Oxford vaccine is available in Spain at the end of December. Although, as long as it passes the procedure and the relevant tests. During the interview, the minister also stated that they intend to make "a joint purchase with Europe" establishing "an equitable distribution".
Likewise, Illa has not dared to shelve a alleged confinement, due to the expansion and incidence that Covid-19 has had in our country last August. However, if you have indicated that "sIf we do things well, it will not be necessary to reach that situation.
And, as other personalities of the current Government have pointed out, the minister has once again emphasized that unlike March "we are already looking at controlling the virus so as not to saturate the health system" and that for this "it is iIt is important to do the PCR and the measures we are taking", has added.
As for the situation that the Community of Madrid is going through, let us remember that it is the region that registers the highest number of cases of coronavirus, the socialist has not wanted "go into public reproaches". In his opinion, what is happening in the capital has already been experienced in "other regions." "At the end of July we had concerns with Aragon and there were no reproaches. We saw increases in Barcelona, in the Basque Country … Madrid has experienced many cases, and we are working hand in hand", he recalled.
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In the last 24 hours, health has reported 2,731 new infections and has added 58 deaths to the total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic. The number of people who have lost their lives due to the coronavirus has increased in the last week, going from 141 registered on Friday to 159 today.