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The whole of Malaga province sits in Covid health alert level 1

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  • Some 37 of the 103 municipalities in the province have not registered any coronavirus infections in the last two weeks

Malaga province is once again fully in health alert level 1 for the coronavirus.

In recent weeks the La Vega (Antequera) health district remained at level 2, but after the meeting this Wednesday (16 June) of the Territorial Committee of High Impact Public Health Alerts of Malaga, it too moved into level 1 after the data was picked over by experts.

Malaga and Almeria are the only Andalusian provinces that have all their health districts at level 1 of the health alert for Covid-19.

In Malaga, the La Vega health district now has a cumulative incidence rate of 176.1 in 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants, compared to 302.2 the previous week, so after two weeks at level 2 it returns to level 1 from Thursday, 17 June.

The incidence rate of the Serranía (de Ronda) health district also decreased standing at 112.7, compared to 163.6 last week.

The Axarquía’s health district stands at 95.2 compared to 99.3 seven days ago; and in the Guadalhorce Valley it is 184.3 compared to 203.5 a week ago.

On the other hand, the cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days has increased in the Costa del Sol health district going from 166.7 last Wednesday to 182.1. The Malaga health district rate has also risen, going from 136.1 to the current 143.5.

The cumulative incidence rate for the entire province is registered at 156.8, which represents a decrease compared to the previous week when it stood at 161.0 per 100,000 inhabitants in two weeks.

No municipality has more than 1,000 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days and only one, Alozaina, exceeds 500 with a rate of 630.8. This has gone down from 1,116. seven days ago.

Gaucín, which had the highest rate a week ago (2,139), has now dropped to 440.5.

There are 37 municipalities out of the 103 in Malaga province, which have not registered Covid-19 infections in two weeks, two more than the previous week. By health districts, in Axarquía there are 13 municipalities that have not registered infections in 14 days; four in the La Vega district; three in Malaga; 16 in the Serranía and one in the Guadalhorce Valley. However, all towns in the Costa del Sol health district have registered infections in that period.

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