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Andalucía's Covid-19 incidence rate drops to 411.2 as the number of daily deaths falls too

A hospitalised patient. File photograph.
A hospitalised patient. File photograph. / SUR
  • The region has 3,191 patients in hospital with the coronavirus of which 643 are in an intensive care unit

The Andalucía region has added 1,788 new cases of coronavirus this Wednesday, 17 February, which is up 816 on those registered the day before, but 1,183 fewer than last Wednesday, according to official data published by the regional government.

The Junta has recorded 77 deaths in the last 24 hours, down 36 compared to Tuesday and 37 fewer than seven days ago.

The cumulative incidence rate in Andalucía has dropped to 411.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, which is 39.9 points down on Tuesday (451.1) and 261 fewer than a week ago (672.2).

Daily death toll

The 77 deaths recorded are down compared to the 113 of Tuesday and the third lowest figure of the last eight days. Seville is the province with the most deaths with 19, followed by Granada with 17, Malaga with 11, Cadiz with ten, Almería with eight, Cordoba with six, Jaén with five and Huelva with one.

Regarding the positive Covid-19 cases, Seville is the province with the most with 411, followed by Malaga with 350, Cadiz with 287, Granada with 205, Almeria with 194, Jaén with 135, Cordoba with 105 and Huelva with 26.

The Andalusian region has 3,191 people hospitalised with Covid-19, that is 197 fewer than the day before and 1,083 down on the same day last week. Of those 643 are in an intensive care unit which is a drop of 21 on Tuesday's number and 77 fewer than last Wednesday and 92 fewer than the 735 recorded on Sunday, 7 February, when the peak of the third wave was hit.