donostia– The flu epidemic has worsened in Euskadi with 150.1 cases per 100.00 residents, which is three times the threshold of the epidemic, and there have been 66 people hospitalized, of which 20 are serious. The Basque Health Ministry yesterday reported the evolution of flu over the past week, between December 17 and 23.
Gipuzkoa continues to be the region with the highest incidence and has attended a total of 1,360 consultations for flu syndrome.
According to a report from the Epidemiological Monitoring Network – Vigia Doctors, since the beginning of the season 66 cases have been declared hospitalized with confirmed influenza, of which 20 meet serious criteria. 87.5% of them are people who are at risk, who are not vaccinated. The average age of people admitted to a serious hospital is 64 years, of which 55% are women, including pregnant women, who have been sent home. – Efe