Spain: SARS-CoV-2 at RECORD LEVELS in Madrid region wastewater *1 update*

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New data from Spain today shows that wastewater levels of SARS-CoV-2 in the Madrid region are at record levels for the entire pandemic, and are at near record levels for the city of Madrid itself.

The three charts shown here are from a Spanish wastewater report, linked to below, dated 22nd June 2022.

SARS-CoV-2 wastewater levels in the Madrid region seem to be increasing more quickly outside the capital at the moment:


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Report on the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater in the community of Madrid


UPDATE 1: Madrid infections on a different scale to other parts of Spain

The weekly Covid infections report for Spain shows that infections in Madrid are on a completely different trajectory to other parts of Spain at the moment:


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H/t @josepcomas7


** This post was originally published on June 26, 2022 **