Extremadura reports 625 positives and 5 deaths, hospitalized numbers rise to 270 January 3, 2021

The autonomous community of Extremadura has registered 626 confirmed positive cases of Covid-19 and five deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number since the start of the pandemic to 1,079.

It is an 82-year-old man from Monterrubio de la Serena, another 72 from Don Benito, another 89 years old from Plasencia, a 93-year-old woman from Torre de Miguel Sesmero and another 83 from Almendralejo.

In Extremadura hospitals there are 270 people admitted, 28 of them in ICU. In the last day there have been 744 registrations, which brings the accumulated to 32,598 registrations.

This day only one new outbreak has been reported, in Aldea de Retamal, with 10 cases and 40 contacts, while two are closed, one in Badajoz and the other in Guadiana.


The Badajoz Health Area reports 221 confirmed cases and has 60 hospitalized patients, 11 of them in the ICU. It registers 128 deaths and has given 8,157 discharges since the beginning of the pandemic; while Cáceres has reported 54 positive cases and has 94 admitted, six to the ICU. There are 370 deaths and 5,987 discharges.

Mérida registers 110 confirmed cases and has 32 people hospitalized, seven in the ICU. Accumulate 119 deaths and has given 6,125 discharges; The Don Benito-Villanueva de la Serena area reports 80 positives and treats 34 hospitalized, two in ICU. Accumulates 110 fatalities and 3,719 cured patients.

In turn, the Plasencia area registers 23 positive cases and has 19 hospitalized patients, two of them in the ICU. It has registered a total of 145 deaths and has given 2,557 discharges; while Navalmoral de la Mata has reported 63 confirmed cases and nine hospitalized patients. It has counted 77 deaths and 1,969 discharges.

Finally, the Llerena-Zafra Health Area registers 57 positive cases and 12 admitted patients. It has registered a total of 76 deaths and 2,809 discharges; and Coria registers 18 positive cases. He has 10 hospitalized patients. A total of 54 people have died and 1,275 discharges have been made.

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