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Andalucía adds 100 more coronavirus deaths as the region's incidence rate drops to 259

Vaccinations in Seville.
Vaccinations in Seville. / EUROPA PRESS
  • Seville is the province with the most deaths in the last 24 hours and Malaga the one with the most positive cases

Andalucía has has registered 721 new cases of the coronavirus this Tuesday (23 February), up from the 650 recorded on Monday, but fewer than the 972 on the same day last week, according to official data published by the regional government.

The Junta de Andalucía has also reported 100 deaths in the last 24 hours, the highest daily figure since last Tuesday (16 February), when 113 were added.

The cumulative incidence rate for the region has dropped to 259 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, which is 20.4 points down on Monday (279.4) and a 192.1 drop on last Tuesday (451.1).

Seville is the province that has registered the most deaths in the latest 24-hour period with 28, followed by Cadiz with 20, Malaga with 14, Jaén with ten, Cordoba with nine, Granada with eight, Almería with seven and Huelva with four.

Malaga is the province with the most new cases of the virus with 194, followed by Seville with 149, Cadiz with 148, Almeria with 106, Granada with 79, Jaén with 40, Huelva with only five and Cordoba with no new cases.

Andalucía currently has 2,352 people hospitalised with Covid-19, which is 14 more than the previous day. Of those 564 are in an intensive care unit, the same number as on Monday and 100 fewer than last Tuesday.