VIRUS UPDATE: Active cases drop by almost 50% in 14 days

The Comunidad Valenciana records 223 new cases of COVID-19 whilst 503 have recovered.

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Report: 16/03/2021 Comunidad Valenciana

233 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed through PCR or antigen tests; by province, the distribution of these new cases is 30 in Castellón, 114 in Valencia, and 80 in Alicante. In total, 383,415 positive cases have been recorded in the Comunidad Valenciana. There are currently 3 unassigned cases.


There have been a total of 7 new outbreaks of the disease across the Comunidad Valenciana, 2 in the province of Castellón and 5 in the province of Valencia..

The origins of these new outbreaks can be assigned as follows:

  • 57% social
  • 29% education
  • 14% work

Active Cases

The data shows that there are currently 4,261 active cases of COVID-19 in the Comunidad Valenciana, which represents 1.08% of the total number of positives cases recorded.


There have been 13 deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total for the Comunidad Valenciana to 7,010 people; by province, the distribution of the deaths is 772 Castellón, 3,602 Valencia, and 2,636 Alicante.


There are 569 people currently in hospitals across the Comunidad Valenciana who are being treated for the COVID-19 infection; by province, the distribution is 33 Castellón with 6 patients in ICU, 281 Valencia with 82 in ICU, and 255 Alicante with 67 in ICU.


503 new recoveries from COVID-19 have been registered; in total, 383,617 people in the Comunidad Valenciana have overcome the disease since the pandemic began.


499,394 doses of the vaccine have been administered throughout the Comunidad Valenciana. A total of 160,507 people have completed the vaccination programme in our region.

Information Source
Press Release – Generalitat Valenciana