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Covid-19: Andalucía adds eleven deaths and 650 cases, the lowest figure since 2 January

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  • The cumulative incidence rate in the region has dropped this Monday to 279.4 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days

Andalucía has registered 650 new cases of coronavirus this Monday, 22 February, the lowest daily figure since the 407 on 2 January, according to official data from the regional government.

The Junta de Andalucía has also counted eleven deaths in the last 24 hours, the lowest figure since 11 January, when nine were added.

The cumulative incidence rate has dropped to 279.4 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, which is 61.8 fewer than the 341.2 recorded on Friday (the rate is not updated at the weekend). It is the first time the rate in the region has been below 300 since Monday, 11 January (298.3).

Almeria is the province with the most new cases of the coronavirus with 170, followed by Seville with 118, Malaga with 108, Cadiz with 107, Cordoba with 64, Jaén with 41, Granada with 39 and Huelva with three.

Cadiz province has added the most deaths with six, followed by Cordoba and Malaga with two each, and Almeria with one. None have been recorded in any of the other provinces.

Andalucía currently has 2,338 patients in hospital with Covid-19, up five on Sunday. This Monday there are 564 people in an intensive care unit which is 17 fewer than the day before.