Intensive care at Son Llàtzer Hospital, Mallorca

Hospital ward admissions up; ICU rate classified as medium risk.


The Balearic health ministry's report for Tuesday indicates 826 new positive cases of coronavirus, a daily number comparable to late July; there were 829 on July 29. By island, the 826 cases, 446 more than were reported on Monday (for which there was far less testing), are Mallorca 743, Minorca 65, Ibiza 17, Formentera one. The 380 cases on Monday were Mallorca 312, Minorca 45, Ibiza 23.

The test rate for the 826 cases is 12.76%. It was 11.55% on Monday. The seven-day positivity rate is 11.64%.

The 14-day cumulative incidence in the Balearics is 478.1; it was 445.2 on Monday. In Mallorca 483.0, up from 443.7; Minorca 663.9, down from 674.4; Ibiza 364.2, up from 340.5; Formentera 58.8 (no change). The seven-day incidence in the Balearics is 225.3, up from 184.2 on Monday.

On the wards, there are 41 more Covid patients than on Monday - Mallorca 183, an increase of 39; Ibiza 14 (up two); Minorca ten (no change). The ICU Covid occupancy rate is unchanged from Monday - 12.02% (classified as being in the medium risk band). There are 35 patients in Mallorca (up one), four in Minorca (down one) and two in Ibiza (no change).

Primary care in the Balearics is monitoring 7,078 people, an increase of 301; in Mallorca 5,670, up 298.

The number of cases since the start of the pandemic is 111,842. The health ministry has confirmed one more death. The total is 1,038.

Vaccination - 888,295 people have had at least one dose, 85.84% of the target population and 670 more than were reported on Monday. With the complete course, there are 866,508 people (83.73%) - 534 more.


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James / Hace about 1 month

I play football with 4 South Africans and last night they told me they have spoke to Family and friends in South Africa, and there not sure what all the fuss is about. Only 27% of South Africa are vaccinated. This variant is a common cold.


Max / Hace about 1 month

@Roger. Some of us here are from Jame's funs club... So could you please choose your words? Everyone may have different opinion and share it here.


Rich / Hace about 1 month

These days 'safe sex' involves a multitude of precautionary measures. It's not easy in a HAZMAT suit. My girlfriend worries that I might price hers.


Mark / Hace about 1 month

Boys and girls, I know there are a bunch of anti-vaxxers on this group, and I don't want to get into that effing debate. But please wear your masks. It saved a friend of mines life yesterday. His wife didn't recognise him with his girlfriend in the pub.

Merry xmas!


Lisa / Hace about 1 month

I don’t think trolling is helpful? And a tad sad. But hey ho, whatever floats your boat.

I care about Mallorca, the people, the economy. In terms of media and the season, boosters are (in my humble view) the way ahead. Positive stories in the press will help bookings.

Also, from a personal view, I will be jabbed so that I can visit friends and most importantly family.

Hoping all of you chaps - vaxed or not, a happy and healthy Christmas.

Thank God for free speech. But perhaps, in these hard times, keep it kind :)


James / Hace about 1 month

@Roger. Merry Christmas we don't all have to result to insults. I bet you were one of them angry remoaner types, bleating on for years. Am I right?


Nigel / Hace about 1 month

At least James is not in "panic" mode as are some who want to "control the uncontrollable".


Jerry / Hace about 1 month

@Dan - fear mongering on a Majorcan newspaper isn't much better. Even with massive rise in cases, deaths same as almost no cases there. Omicron is showing to be nothing the same as Delta which is a great thing. Further.. percentages are manipulated into however we want to look at it. 8% of 25 and 25% of 8 end up with the same result, it just looks different in a dramatic way. Let's let everyone breathe for a second and relish and hope that Omicron is actually our little savior of getting back to it being just another season of fly or colds or or or just another human thing we deal with .


Peter / Hace about 1 month

Maybe James but still alive.


Roger / Hace about 1 month

James always knows better!! (a---hole)...what a shame that he doesn't use his 'undoubted wisdom' to do something more meaningful....however isn't it always the case the case that those who should loudest from behind some kind of cover are usually the last to reveal themselves and do anything real....Merry Christmas to all, even James - stay safe!!