Madrid (EFE).- The incidence of coronavirus in Primary Care continues to rise in Spain at the beginning of September with 137.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the week between August 28 and September 3, and with the highest rates concentrated in children under 4 years of age (160.7 cases per 100,000).
According to the report from the Acute Respiratory Intention Surveillance System (Sivira) of the Carlos III Health Institute, the incidence of covid has gone from 30 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last week of June to 137 cases per 100,000 in early September. the omicron variant XBB.1.5 and the F456L mutation being the predominant ones in recent weeks, each accounting for 25% of cases.
The report also detects “signs of stabilization” in the rates of hospitalizations for covid-19.
The hospitalization rates in the week of August 28 to September 3 were 2.9 cases per 100,000, which is 0.4 points less than the previous week.
By age groups, the highest rates of hospital admissions occur in those over 79 years of age, with 25.26 cases per hundred thousand.