The data on the evolution of the covid-19 in Catalonia continue to worsen for the second day in a row. The Health Department has reported this Wednesday 1,368 new infections confirmed with a PCR or antigen test -90 fewer than yesterday-, which takes the total to 312,245 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Effective Potential Growth (EPG) continued to increase for the second day in a row: it now stands at 210, 9 higher than yesterday. The R number is up by 0.05 to 0.89, a slightly lower increase than yesterday's 0.06. Cumulative incidence for the last 14 days decreased 2.95 and stands at 256.84 .
On the other hand, there were 44 fewer people hospitalised for the virus (1,674) and five fewer admissions to ICUs (449). Even so, there were 39 more deaths (15,967).