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Andalucía's incidence rate continues to rise as 1,008 infections and 34 Covid deaths are added

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  • The number of coronavirus patients in hospital also continues to grow and stands at 1,300 this Tuesday

The cumulative incidence rate for Covid-19 in Andalucía continues its upward trend after increasing 1.1 point more in the last 24 hours. It stands this Tuesday (6 April) at 156.5 per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, which is 26.7 points more than the same day last week.

The data comes on the same day the region registered 1,008 new cases of coronavirus and 34 deaths, 17 more than yesterday, Monday, according to data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA).

The 1,008 cases are registered after adding 1,254 on Monday and 3,867 on Saturday (the Junta did not update the data on Easter Sunday).

Seville is the province that has added the most cases with 241, followed by Malaga with 172, Granada with 139, Cordoba with 133, Cadiz with 91, Almeria with 88, Huelva with 73 and Jaén with 71.

Meanwhile, the 34 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours followed the 17 on Monday and 20 on Saturday. By province, Malaga registers eight, Granada and Almeria add six each, Jaén and Seville add four and Cordoba and Cadiz three.

The number of coronavirus patients in hospital also continues to grow, standing at 1,300 this Tuesday, 82 more than Monday, and is the largest daily increase since the 197 on Tuesday, 2 February.

Of the 1,300 some 284 of them are in an intensive care unit, two more than on Monday and 41 more than seven days ago.