In Madrid the number of deaths from the coronavirus in 3392 people have been greatly understated – did not consider death in nursing homes
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On March 31, in Spain the number of victims of coronavirus amounted to 7716 people, 3392 dead falls on Madrid.
COVID-19 were detected in almost 88 thousand people. The mode of increased readiness and a General quarantine extended until April 11. From 30 March the representatives of all professions, whose activity is not vital, should stay home.
the Main foci of infection are concentrated in the Autonomous communities of Madrid, Catalonia, Basque Country and Castile-La Mancha. There is also concern about the epidemiological situation in Castile-and-león, Navarra, La Rioja, Murcia and Andalusia.
it became known yesterday that the data on victims in the Autonomous community of Madrid, which is the epicenter of the epidemic, is greatly reduced. According to official data, in Madrid of all 3392 victims of the pandemic, approximately 800 were residents of nursing homes. But the staff of the nursing homes claim that these figures are underestimated at least three times.
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In the nursing home Reina Sofía in the town of Las Rozas (Madrid) told me that most of their patients suffocates and dies as a result of infections Novoon coronavirus. However, comparing the figures from official sources with their own, they found that the data vary greatly. The authorities of Madrid announced that Reina Sofía, died 11 guests. But according to center staff, there were killed at least 27 people. This discrepancy in numbers arose due to the fact that the causes of death of these people authorities believe anything but the coronavirus.
according Noticia, at the home all guests to do the tests COVID-19, but from the hospital, where there is a lab for processing, none of these tests not come.
In many nursing homes of Madrid in a critical situation. The corpses of the dead there are left in the beds, if there was the slightest suspicion that before the death of these people could be infected with a coronavirus. Their bodies are not put in refrigerator and leave until the arrival of the specially equipped services.
As the Minister of defence Margarita Robles, the soldiers of the Spanish army, which transported the bodies of the dead and disinfect the building, find in nursing homes the body of the deceased. On March 24, the Prosecutor’s office in Spain launched an investigation into the facts of these deaths.
According to the Spanish newspaper 20 Minutos, in addition to residents in nursing homes are dying of Madrid and their employees. As reported in the Spanish trade Union CSIF, representing the interests of independent private sector workers and employees of public administration, this is the result of “an acute shortage of means of individual protection” for those providing care to older people.
Only for a day, March 29, died two employees in different nursing homes. But only in Madrid there are about 400 employees who work in those houses where the recorded foci of infection. However, none of them was tested for the coronavirus.