The Ministry of Health announced this Monday the number of infections since last Friday, 484 deaths and 38,273. Several Autonomous Communities, including some of the hardest hit by the pandemic, have reduced the number of infections this past weekend. Among them are Andalusia, Catalonia, Castilla y León, La Rioja, the Basque Country and Navarra.
In Andalusia the number of infections has been reduced to 1,200 fewer infections than a week ago. Catalonia meanwhile announces a reopening of some activities but the Regional Minister of Health, Alba Vergé, has asked "prudence". Basque Country reduces the number of positives below a thousand, a figure that has exceeded for two weeks while Navarre it continues with its downward trend although the Foral government has decided to increase the perimeter closure and the curfew until December 18. Castile and Leon One of the communities hardest hit in both waves manages to lower the number of infections a day to just over 900.
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The figures in the Madrid's community They have also improved and the regional government has decided to lift the restrictions in 10 sanitary areas although it still maintains another 30. The restrictions continue in much of the country, Asturias maintains the closure of all non-essential activities until next Monday when they will meet again to assess the situation. For his part President Castellanomanchego, García Page maintains level 3 restrictions in Toledo city for 10 more days. Andalusia continues with the closure of the non-essential starting at 6 in the afternoon and Castilla y León and the Basque Country continue with the closed hotel trade. Cantabria Given the increase in cases, the curfew has been brought forward at 10 o'clock since last Saturday.
The data have been known in a day in which all eyes are on the vaccine. Modern pharmaceutical company has announced that its vaccine is 95% effective. This percentage is the result of the trial launched by Moderna among 30,000 volunteers, of which half have received an injection of water with salts as a placebo, and the other half have been injected with the real vaccine.