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These are the Malaga province towns classed at extreme and high risk for Covid-19

Coronavirus testing. File photograph.
Coronavirus testing. File photograph. / ÑITO SALAS
  • A total of 38 municipalities have not listed any coronavirus cases in the last 14 days, and just one has remained virus-free since the start of the pandemic

A total of thirty-eight towns in Malaga province have been free of coronavirus cases in the last two weeks, according to latest data - updated on 28 June - from the Junta de Andalucía’s Ministry of Health.

Special mention should be made of the village of Atajate, which has not registered a single positive case since the start of the pandemic.

However, there are 16 high-risk municipalities and another 11 considered at extreme risk of spreading the coronavirus by registering a cumulative incidence rate above 250 cases in the last 14 days.

Extreme risk

The Malaga province town with the highest Covid rate is Istán, which has 1,338.7 positives per 100,000 inhabitants. It is followed by: El Burgo (669.6), El Borge (433.8), Carratraca (405.4), Montejaque (316.1), Marbella (306.2), Álora (305.1), Colmenar (293.3), Alharín de la Torre (274.5), Villanueva de la Concepción (273.7) and Antequera (263.8).

High risk

The 16 high-risk towns in Malaga province are as follows: Nerja (231.7), Benarrabá (224.2), Benahavís (219.4), Guaro (219.3), Cártama (216.9), Estepona (209, 3), Pizarra (201.2), Mijas (194.4), Casabermeja (192.9), Villanueva de Algaidas (192.9), Jubrique (191.2), Fuente de Piedra (187.8), Benalmádena (176.4), Torremolinos (174.9), Malaga (166.5), Ojén (157.2).

Towns without Covid cases in two weeks

Malaga province towns that have not registered any Covid infections in the last 14 days are:

Alcaucín, Alfarnate, Alfarnatejo, Árchez, Arenas, Benamargosa, Benamocarra, Canillas de Albaida, Cútar, Cómpeta, Comares, Iznate, Salares, Sedella, Sayalonga, Almargen, Cañete la Real, Humilladero, Teba, Villanueva de Tapia, Almogía, Macharaviaya Alpandeire, Atajate, Benadalid, Benalauría, Cartajima, Cuevas del Becerro, Faraján, Gaucín, Igualeja, Genalguacil, Jimera de Líbar, Júzcar, Montecorto, Parauta, Pujerra and Serrato.