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Nine new Covid-related deaths reported in daily update for Malaga province

Nine new Covid-related deaths reported in daily update for Malaga province
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  • Monday's figures showed fourteen fatalities around the region of Andalucía, where 988 Covid patients are in hospital, 136 in intensive care

The daily Covid-19 update from the Andalusian Health ministry added nine new deaths in the province of Malaga (which includes the Costa del Sol health districts), taking the totals for this month up to 52 and since the start of the pandemic to 350.

In the region of Andalucía as a whole, which takes in eight provinces, 14 fatalities were reported on Monday (1,706 since the start of the pandemic).

The new cases (diagnosed by PCR lab tests) reported on Monday were 210 in Malaga province (812 in Andalucía).

On Monday 229 patients with Covid were in hospitals in the province of Malaga, 12 more than on Sunday, and of them 32 are in intensive care units.

The hospitalisation figures for Andalucía were 988 on Monday (48 more than Sunday's figure) with 136 patients receiving intensive care.