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Woman, 82, is fifth person with coronavirus to die in Malaga province

Woman, 82, is fifth person with coronavirus to die in Malaga province
/ Salvador Salas
  • The number of cases of coronavirus continues to grow in the area and at Monday lunchtime stood at 235

An 82-year-old woman is the fifth person with coronavirus to die in the province of Malaga (the seventh in Andalucía), the regional ministry of Health confirmed on Monday. She had underlying health conditions.

The four people who had previously died with Covid-19 were a 70-year-old man, who was admitted to the Xanit Internacional in Benalmádena, an 82-year-old man who was admitted to Quirónsalud Málaga and two others, 70 and 89, who were admitted to the Clínico in Malaga and the Hospital Costa del Sol in Marbella, respectively.

The number of cases of coronavirus continues to grow in Malaga province and at Monday lunchtime stood at 235, 55 more than on Sunday - the day when the highest number of positive cases was recorded.

Of this total number, 13 patients are in intensive care, 85 are hospitalised and 132 remain at home under surveillance.

In Andalucía there are 554 patients with coronavirus.