Coronavirus April 21 Figures for the pandemic in Spain: More than 200,000 cases and 21282 deaths
E l coronavirus has already affected more than 2.3 million of people around the world, while the number of dead now exceeds 160,000 and the number of recovered, 595,000.
After the data offered this Monday by the Ministry of Healing the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic in Spain in the last 24 hours 430 people have died in our country, Spain accumulates 21,282 deaths, 204,178 infected and 82,514 recovered. .
Updated data from # COVID19
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? Ministry of Health (@sanidadgob) April 21, 2020
The Government today approved the moratorium for the payment of commercial rentals for "freelancers, professionals and SMEs whose economic activity has been suspended or drastically reduced "due to the coronavirus. According to the Ministry of Industry, "more than 222,000" rented properties will benefit from this measure.
The Prime Minister of the Netherlands has announced his intention to reopen the schools, at least partially, from May 11. However, the large crowds of people in the country will continue to be prohibited.
The drop in the price of oil has had its repercussion on the main European Stock Exchanges. All have closed the day in negative. In the case of Spanish, the fall has been 2.88%.
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The form begins to take shape The idea that in the UK the figures are much worse than what is being said. For now, it is denounced that only the statistics of deaths in hospitals are being given, leaving aside the nursing homes, places that in other countries have been key. In the last 24 hours, 828 deaths from coronavirus have been reported in the United Kingdom, which brings the country's total figure to 17,337 so far .
The leaders of the United Kingdom and the United States they consider it essential to reach an agreement to give "an international response" to the coronavirus. A coordinated reaction that allows them to be effective in the battle against the disease . From the United Kingdom, they point to the G7 as a possible forum to channel it.
Carles Mulet, from Comproms, has given a hard dart to the Popular Party and PSOE for their attitude in the 2008 economic crisis and asks that they now respond in the 2020. You, from the PSOE and PP, had no problems in reforming the Constitution to shield the banks, now it's time to shield universal public health, "he said in the Senate.
With the latest death toll due to coronavirus, Italy approaches 25,000 The transalpine country registered 534 deaths from covid19 in the last 24 hours, leaving the total figure at 24,648 deaths to date.
In the control session with the Government, the The Minister of Health has praised the commitment of the Spaniards to comply with the rules of confinement, but regretted that their management is being hampered by other political parties. "Today Spain is defeating the virus by the exemplary compliance of the Spanish with the measures d government (…). And we would overcome it better and faster if we all collaborated and looked in the same direction, "he said.
The leader of the Popular Party accuses the Pedro Snchez government of going for anyone who is showing criticism of his management in recent times. "They want to prohibit criticism," he has denounced
"We cannot accept that there are negative messages," says a minister. "We must chase hoaxes that cause disaffection towards the government "They order the Civil Guard. It was not a slip, they want to pursue freedom of expression and prohibit criticism. We are not going to allow it pic.twitter.com/1wQrXg8oN5
? Pablo Casado Blanco ( @pablocasado_) April 21, 2020
In the line of other politicians, Ada Colau has reacted to the government's decision to let minors out to accompany adults to the supermarket or pharmacy. The mayor of Barcelona asks that they be allowed to go for a walk r, without more.
Boys and girls must be able to leave, with all the prudence, without going to the park or touching anything. So a short walk closer to home is better than going to the supermarket or bank. Is it urgent to clarify this at this afternoon's technical meeting @desdelamoncloa
? Ada Colau (@AdaColau) April 21, 2020
That is the date chosen by the Italian Prime Minister to start with the lack of confidence in his country's population. Conte has warned that it will not be done at once and that it will be a progressive thing.
The leader of the Popular Party has reacted to the government's decision to let the children out, but only to accompany adults to the supermarket or the pharmacy. He asks that his hand be opened more in this matter.
I have been asking for 10 days that the children can go out after a month confined but not to go with their parents to crowded establishments and at risk of contagion. I ask the Government, also as the father of two little ones, to rectify and allow them to take short walks in open areas
? Pablo Casado Blanco (@pablocasado_) April 21, 2020
In the labor aspect, Yolanda Daz considers that it would be good to maintain some of the measures promoted by the Government in these weeks to avoid destruction of employment, such as ERTEs or exemptions from payment to Social Security. All in order to help maintain jobs once the health crisis ends.
David Erguido, from the PP, accuses the government of "totalitarianism" for sending the Civil Guard to locate "disaffected", in reference to the alleged search by this body of critics for the management of this crisis by the State.
The Minister of Labor and Social Economy, Yolanda Daz, has pointed out that between the end of March and the April 16 unemployment in our country grew 5 percent, to 3,733,582 unemployed people.
The European Commissioner for Internal Market and Industry, Thierry Breton, hopes that the European Union can go recovering normality regarding the mobility of its citizens gradually. Specifically, he has pointed to the possibility of this happening "from the summer."
Giuseppe Conte is not too optimistic about the meeting that the leaders of the European Union will hold this Thursday to seek a joint response to the coronavirus crisis. That is, it celebrates the positions of countries such as Spain or France.
Criticism of the Government for letting minors out, but only to accompany adults to supermarkets, pharmacies or banks. The President of Galicia trusts that the Government will backtrack on his decision.
He spoke in favor of the children being able to leave the house occasionally, in a limited, controlled and safe way. The chosen formula is not the one that offers the most guarantees. Better a punctual walk down the street than going to a supermarket. Is there still time for the government to reconsider
? Alberto Nez Feijo (@FeijooGalicia) April 21, 2020
A worker in the Soria prison has died today of the coronavirus. At 59 years old, he has died in the ICU of the Clinical Hospital of Valladolid, where he had been admitted since March 24.
Montero and Calvio finish with their responses. You can see his full appearance below.
"Supermarkets are controlled so that there are social distances. This is how it should continue to be. I fully trust fathers and mothers and their common senses. We are sure that parents will control their children. "
" The minister is with those details right now. "
" I hope so. That is our wish. We want to do it as soon as possible , but always respecting sanitary guarantees ".
" Some countries have felt this need. The European Commission is reviewing the applicable framework in this regard. In our case, we have opted to strengthen the liquider of our economy and not I think it is productive to start with ideological debates when we are already giving practical answers "
The President of the Generalitat de Catalunya considers" absurd "the measure of letting children go out to accompany their parents to do the activities they already had They are not allowed in the decree of the State of Alarm, such as going to the supermarket or to the pharmacy.
"Every day there is more awareness that a European response to this crisis must be given"
" Tourism is one of the most affected and will have a special treatment from the Government to adapt to the new normal. We want to move forward as soon as possible but with guarantees of health protection "
" We will seek the formula so that the resources are well directed and articulate well with those that the autonomous communities already have ".
The other novelty of the day is, apart from the issue of minors, the authority that the Minister of Health will have to decide the de-escalation by territories, depending on the health situation experienced in each of them.
"The text of the decree is very simple. In addition to this, the common sense of the parents must always prevail. We will try to make a guide about it, considering all the possibilities. "
" General Santiago has provided explanations, as well as Dr. Simn and the government as a whole. This person is a technician who has joined a never-before-seen task with constant exposure that can cause words to be out of context. The general has transmitted that it was a slip. The important thing is to convey that these people are working professionally with respect for freedom of expression. You cannot give so much importance to a minor issue. "
" It is suggested that children may go out with their parents for activities already contemplated for the decree. It is about preserving that the exit is for reasons already defined. It is added that now they can do them with the minor. There is no time limit. The minor must go with the adult or the person with whom they habitually live. It is about not breaking the chain of transmission. Be everything that is advanced in this period. We will observe the progression. The rest of the people at home already carry out these activities of buying bread or buying the newspaper. "
The pharmaceutical multinational Novartis, which has its Spanish headquarters in Barcelona, has made available to the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) its oncohematological drug ruxolitinib to treat seriously ill patients with COVID-19 after the good result it has had in Italian patients.
"It is approved to extend coverage to workers whose contracts have been extinct. The protection of discontinuous fixes is strengthened. The preferred nature of remote work is extended for two more months. The contribution reduction for certain agricultural workers is approved. "
" In parallel with the measures in the health field, we have approved different packages of measures to support society as a whole. Today a new royal decree law is approved with horizontal measures that affect the whole of society and also more specific measures. It involves more than 30 measures in four areas: increasing support for workers, reinforcing business financing, fiscal measures and measures for specific sectors. "
" We are not relaxing the containment measures. It is the responsibility of adults to comply with these measures. "
" Health may expand or restrict the places and establishments affected by the alarm decree. A de-escalation process is allowed, which may be different depending on the territory. Most of the children have remained in their homes, therefore the probability that they are infected is really low. We propose that the output be controlled. We appeal to the responsibility of parents to ensure safety. "
" Children under 14 years of age may accompany an adult on trips to go to the supermarket, the pharmacy or the bank, for example. "
"It has been a difficult week. With the necessary caution, we can say that the health evolution of the pandemic allows us to harbor a ray of hope. Every day it is possible to slow down the spread of the virus a little more. Every day we are better prepared. In order to move towards de-escalation, some of the achievements must first be consolidated. We must act with the utmost prudence and we cannot let our guard down. You have to keep your distance and hygiene measures. The Council approves requesting a new extension until May 9 with some news on the mobility of children. "
The Civil Guard has denounced three young people who held a private party at a Casalarreina home in La Rioja. The defendants consume alcohol and smoke marijuana while recording with a camera. A video that was later uploaded to social networks. Also in the images you can hear how the three young people boast of their party, skipping the confinement measures decreed by the Government with a state of alarm.
The Tendam group, to which Cortefiel, Pedro del Hierro, Springfield, Women'secret and Fifty belong, have donated more than a million euros in clothing and manages the arrival of medical supplies, worth more than another million euros.
Donostiarra journalist Jos Mara Calleja died this morning in Madrid, a victim of the coronavirus. The 64-year-old columnist writer, had been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Clinical Hospital of Madrid since March 29.
Nestl donated a total of 150,000 surgical masks to vulnerable groups in Spain to respond to the social and health needs derived from the coronavirus pandemic. The food company has already distributed a total of 60,000 masks to institutions and social entities located in the municipalities where it has factories,
The American manufacturer of soft drinks The Coca-Coca Company has alerted that so far In April, its sales volume fell by about 25% as a result of the measures adopted in several countries to try to curb the coronavirus spread curve. In its quarterly results report, the firm has indicated that since March, when the pandemic rose globally, the consumption patterns of its clients have changed. The confinement measures have caused that the sales of soft drinks in hospitality premises and vending machines have decreased considerably.
The Kings praised this Tuesday the work of the pharmaceutical industry to guarantee the supply of daily medications during the health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic and to try to find a vaccine soon. Don Felipe and Doa Letizia have conveyed their congratulations in a videoconference that they have had from the Palacio de la Zarzuela with the president of Farmaindustria, Martin Sells, and with the general director of this organization, Humberto Arns.
] The Kings highlight the work of the pharmaceutical industry to guarantee the daily supply of medicines during the health crisis and to find a vaccine soon. Today they received information on the response of @Farmaindustria to # COVID19 in videoconference. pic.twitter.com/l5SW1NMGS9
? House of S.M. the King (@CasaReal) April 21, 2020
CCOO and UGT will celebrate Workers' Day electronically and will vindicate the work of public services. Under the motto 'Work and public services. Another social and economic model is possible ', both union organizations believe that it is the best opportunity to demand a new world order "more just and solitary", which places people and their well-being ahead of the interests of a few. CCOO and UGT intend for workers to connect with union organizations and participate actively through social networks.