Growing number of cases.

Number of cases continues to rise.

19-11-2020FABIO FRUSTACI

A total of 10,196 people are being treated for Covid-19 by the Balearic health service, the highest number since the pandemic started in March. There were 621 new cases in the Balearics in the last 24 hours along with four deaths, according to official figures.

A total of 116 people are in being treated for Covid-19 in intensive care units in local hospitals. According to official figures 507 have now died of the coronavirus in the Balearics.

Covid-19 graphic of new cases on the Balearic Islands

The President of the Balearic government, Francina Armengol, has said that the situation is alarming and extreme and this is the reason why she ordered bars and restaurants into lockdown this week.

Since the pandemic began 43,000 people have been diagnosed as suffering from Covid-19. In the last 24 hours 5,000 tests have been carried out.

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Mark Badoer / Hace 3 months

The problem is: we can write, scream, complain or do anything we see fit.......but Francine or any spanish person does not read this little newspaper. They probably don't even know it exists.

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Smith / Hace 3 months

"According to official figures 507 have now died of the coronavirus in the Balearics."

Dream on!

PS. What is the excess mortality rate? Is there no reader (because there are no real journalists here at the Majorca Bulletin) who can look up information about this?

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Lisa / Hace 3 months

Have to agree with Mark. Where are the vaccines??? The pointed quotes, threats and scary figures are a smokescreen. The only story that counts is the vaccine rollout and that is looking like a catastrophe.

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Rich / Hace 3 months

10k+ being treated in hospitals. Are there really that many beds in the balearics?

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Mark Badoer / Hace 3 months

Yeah, yeah Francine. Your concerns are heart warming. But where are the bloody vaccines?!?! 507 people died of Covid since March 2020. Sad, but a bit of a statistical joke if you compare it to the suffering now caused to near enough the whole population of Mallorca: 750.000 people. How many people died since March in total? That would be a much more interesting statistic and would give some insight how bad things really are......or not. But they rather not tell you that, as then the bottom falls from under the government.

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