Covid-19: Andalucía adds 93 deaths and 1,311 new cases as incidence rate drops below 250

Coronavirus testing. File photograph.
Coronavirus testing. File photograph. / FRANCIS SILVA
  • Malaga and Seville are the provinces that reported the most coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, with 24 and 22, respectively

The Andalusian region has seen its 14-day cumulative incidence rate for coronavirus drop this Wednesday, 24 February, to 235.11 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, below the 250 threshold that is classified as an extreme risk.

Official data from the Junta de Andalulcía shows 93 deaths and 1,311 new cases of Covid-19 in the latest 24-hour period.

The 93 deaths are down slightly on Monday’s 100 but higher than the 77 of last Wednesday. Malaga and Seville are the provinces that have registered the most deaths, with 24 and 22, respectively.

Below twenty deaths are Granada and Cadiz with 14 each, Almeria with six, Jaén with five and Cordoba and Huelva with four each.

The 1,311 positive cases of Covid-19 are double the 634 on Tuesday and 650 on Monday, but are down on the 1,788 from last Wednesday. Seville is the province that registers the most infections, with 364, followed by Malaga with 299, Granada with 159, Almeria with 148, Cadiz with 138, Jaén with 76, Huelva with 65 and Cordoba with 62.