VALENCIA, 23 Mar. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Valencia Region has registered a total of 378 health professionals infected by coronaviruses and “increased workload” in the General Hospital of Valencia, being the most population and residential addresses, as indicated by the councillor for Health, Ana Barceló, on the daily balance.
By provinces, the majority of positive cases in health workers of give in Valencia and Alicante, with 161 and 160, respectively, compared to the 57 of Castellón, from the beginning of the pandemic and, with updated figures to this Monday.
Within the breakdown by departments, Alicante has the greatest number of health care workers infected, with 60, followed in this province Dénia (25), Elx (24), la Vila Joiosa (18), Alcoi (10), Elda (10), Alacant, Sant Joan (6), Orihuela (3), Torrevieja (3) and Elx-Crevillent (1).
In Valencia, the Hospital General sum 29 positive workers, in front of the Doctor Peset (23), Requena (20), Sagunt (19) Riverside (18), Arnau-Llíria (16), Faith (14), Clinical (9), Xàtiva-Ontinyent (7), Manises (5) and Doctor Moliner (1).
And in Castellón there are 28 in General, 21 in The Flat, 5 in the province, 2 in Vinaròs and 1 in The Magdalena. In the rest of departments of health of the Comunitat there is no worker infected, as is the case of La Pedrera, or Pare Jofré, Mislata, or the Center of blood Transfusions.
Asked about the necessity of reinforcement of staff, the head of Health has stressed that “the pressure is not occurring in hospitals as in nursing homes”, where it is necessary to increase the template. Therefore, the new workers have been hired by iran to “hospitals with some tension.”
Among them, Barceló has highlighted the case of General Valencia, to be the pressure supported by the high population it serves (366.000 patients) and the one that has more homes under her management.