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Andalucía records its worst daily death toll of the entire pandemic

705 are in an Intensive Care Unit. File photograph.
705 are in an Intensive Care Unit. File photograph. / SUR
  • Some 106 deaths have been recorded in the region in the last 24 hours, exceeding the 95 on 10 November

It is a black day for Andalucía this Tuesday, 2 February. The region has recorded the highest number of deaths in a 24-hour period during the entire coronavirus pandemic.

The 106 deaths registered today exceed the 95 on 10 November.

Almeria is the province with the most deaths with 26, followed by Malaga with 18, Jaén (15), Cadiz with 14, Granada and Seville with 13 each, Cordoba with ten and Huelva with two.

The number of new cases of Covid-19 has dropped to 3,795 infections in 24 hours, 557 less than on Monday, when 4,286 were recorded, and 956 less than last Tuesday (4,751), according to data from the Andalusian Institute of Cartography and Statistics (IECA).

Malaga province is the one with the most cases with 912, followed by Cadiz with 728, Seville with 705, Almeria with 568, Cordoba with 353, Huelva with 205, Jaén with 180 and Granada with 144.

The cumulative incidence rate in Andalucía has dropped to 924.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, which is 28.1 points less than yesterday Monday (952.2), but higher than last Friday (891.2).

Andalucía has 4,980 people hospitalised with Covid-19, after adding 197 patients in one day. There are 705 are in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 13 more than the day before.