Two other births took place, shortly after, in San Javier and Lorca
The first Murcian baby born this year 2022 is called Iker, of a Spanish mother, and arrived at the world 37 minutes after midnight at the Virgen de la Arrixaca University Hospital in Murcia, according to the Ministry of Health.
He has not arrived alone. A few hours later, at 7:23, an Ecuadorian mother gave birth to little Daniela in the Yecla hospital. In San Javier and Lorca two other births were registered, at 7.30 and 8.30, respectively.
La Arrixaca not only hosted the first birth of the new year but also the last one in 2021. It is about little Luciana, born to a Nicaraguan mother at 11:27 p.m.