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Andalucía adds 82 deaths, 4,751 cases and reduces its Covid infection rate

Covid testing. File photograph.
Covid testing. File photograph. / ÑITO SALAS
  • The region has an incidence rate of 909.9 coronavirus cases per 100,000 population - the first drop in numbers for a month

Andalucía has added 4,751 new cases of coronavirus this Tuesday, 26 January, according to official figures from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA).

The latest data confirms 82 deaths in the last day, 37 more than on Monday and 15 more than seven days ago.

The region has reported an incidence rate of 909.9 Covid-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days a figure that is 1.5 points lower than the 911.4 on Monday and 267.2 more than it one week ago (642.7). It is the first time that Andalucía has registered a drop in its incidence rate since 29 December.

Malaga province has registered the most deaths with 22. Following are Almeria, Granada and Seville with 13 each, Cadiz with ten, Jaén with six, Cordoba with three and Huelva with two.

Regarding the number of infections, Cádiz (1,303) overtakes Malaga (990) as the province that adds the most positives. Behind are Seville with 758, Almeria with 492, Cordoba with 430, Huelva with 287, Jaén with 257 and Granada with 234.