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Andalucía registers 50 Covid deaths and 1,270 new coronavirus cases

The cumulative incidence rate of the virus in the region has dropped to 130.9. File photograph.
The cumulative incidence rate of the virus in the region has dropped to 130.9. File photograph. / SUR
  • Seville is again the province that has added the most cases, with 281, followed by Malaga

Andalucía has added 1,270 new cases of coronavirus this Friday, 5 March, after five consecutive days below a thousand, according to official data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA).

The region has also registered 50 deaths - higher than 41 the day before and 33 last Friday.

The cumulative incidence rate of the virus has dropped to 130.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, which is 3.9 points lower than the rate of 130.9 the day before and it is 65.6 points below the rate of 196.5 from last Friday.

The 1,270 cases is the highest number of the week after five days below a thousand: on Thursday 985 were added, on Wednesday 474, Tuesday 359, Monday 610 and Sunday 940. On Friday of last week there were 1,197 infections added.

Seville is again the province that has added the most positives, with 281, followed by Malaga with 254 and Granada with 212. Below 200 positives are the rest of the provinces with 183 in Cadiz, 143 in Almeria, 112 in Cordoba, 61 in Jaén and 24 in Huelva.

The 50 deaths recorded are higher than the 41 of the day before and the 33 of last Friday. In between, 69 were added on Wednesday, 24 on Tuesday, 12 on Monday, 13 on Sunday and 38 on Saturday.

Cadiz is the province with the most deaths, with 15, followed by Malaga, Seville and Granada with nine each, Cordoba with five and Huelva with three. Almeria and Jaén have not registered deaths from Covid in the last 24 hours.

Andalucía has 1,502 patients in hospital with coronavirus (123 fewer than on Thursday and 483 down on a week ago), of which 354 are in an intensive care unit, 37 less than the previous day and 129 fewer than seven days ago.