Nearly 70 employees of Spanish hospital contract COVID-19 after festive feast

Nearly 70 employees of Spanish hospital contract COVID-19 after festive feast An outbreak of coronavirus was recorded among the staff of the Regional University Hospital of Malaga (Autonomous Community of Andalusia), Report informs, citing TASS that to date, COVID-19 has already been identified in 68 employees of the medical instit
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December 6, 2021 17:54
Nearly 70 employees of Spanish hospital contract COVID-19 after festive feast

An outbreak of coronavirus was recorded among the staff of the Regional University Hospital of Malaga (Autonomous Community of Andalusia).

Report informs, citing TASS that to date, COVID-19 has already been identified in 68 employees of the medical institution.

It is noted that those infected are vaccinated against coronavirus, and, in most cases, the disease is asymptomatic or mild.

The outbreak is believed to have occurred in the afternoon on the occasion of the upcoming Christmas, which took place less than a week ago in a Malaga restaurant. The festive event was attended by about 170 people. In the run-up to lunch, they tested for COVID-19, and all guests tested negative.

Since the beginning of the spread of coronavirus infection in Spain with 47-million population, more than 5.2 million cases of infection have been detected, over 88,000 patients have died. At the end of December 2020, a vaccination campaign began in the country. Now almost 90% of Spaniards over 12 years old are already fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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