Almost 70 nurses and doctors working in an intensive care unit at a Malaga hospital tested positive for coronavirus, following their participation in a Christmas party party, the health authorities announced on Monday.
More specifically, sixty-eight of its members of the medical staff University Regional Hospital of Malaga, in Andalusia, were tested positive. Local health authorities said they were investigating the source of the infection.
They added, however, that all 68 took part in a Christmas party on December 1st. In total, they attended this party 173 people, broadcasts APE BPE citing Reuters.
Another possible source of infection may have been great meal listed for hospital staff.
“Do not participate in Christmas parties”
Those infected with Covid-19 had undergone antigen testing or had undergone Tuesday, booster dose of the vaccine, always according to the same source. Also, those who are infected have mild symptoms.
In the wake of the above, however, the Andalusian authorities have advised employees in public and private hospitals not to attend Christmas parties.
Four new cases of Omicron in the Balearic Islands
In the Balearic Islands, meanwhile, four new cases have been confirmed Omicron mutation.
The three patients are one father which recently arrived in the area and infected two members of his family while the fourth had traveled to South Africa.
Overall, they have been identified in Spain so far nine cases of Omicron, according to the Ministry of Health.