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Andalucía registers 5,723 new Covid-19 infections and 29 deaths

The number of patients admitted to hospital with the virus has risen for the twelfth consecutive day.
The number of patients admitted to hospital with the virus has risen for the twelfth consecutive day. / ÑITO SALAS
  • The region's incidence rate of coronavirus cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days has doubled in the last week

The Andalucía region has recorded 5,723 new infections of Covid-19 this Thursday, lower than the 6,882 infections of the day before, which was the highest number reached during the entire pandemic.

Official data from the Junta’s Ministry of Health has confirmed 29 deaths, six fewer than Wednesday and 24 more than seven days ago.

The incidence rate of coronavirus cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days has risen to 405.1, a figure that is almost 45 points higher than the 360.5 on Wednesday and 213 points higher than the rate of 192 last Thursday.

Malaga leads the table of contagions again with 1,287, followed by Seville with 976, Cadiz with 849, Granada with 661, Almeria with 582, Cordoba with 490, Jaén with 474 and Huelva with 404.

Granada has registered the most deaths with eight, followed by Cadiz and Seville with five, Almeria with four, Malaga with three, Jaén with two and Cordoba and Huelva with one death in each province.

The number of patients admitted with Covid-19 has risen for the twelfth consecutive day to 1,791, 94 more than the day before and 703 more than a week ago. Of those 286 are in an intensive care unit, up 75 more than seven days ago.