Andalucía's Covid incidence rate rises to 279 and one death is added

Patients in an intensive care unit. File photograph.
Patients in an intensive care unit. File photograph. / SUR
  • The number of coronavirus patients admitted to hospitals in the region has gone up by another 32 in the last 48 hours, making a total of 545

The Andalusian region has registered a total of 3,169 new coronavirus infections this Monday, 12 July, which also includes the figures for Sunday, 11 July.

On a day with just one Covid-19 death registered in the whole region, the cumulative incidence rate for the disease has increased for the twelfth consecutive day and stands at 278.7 per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, some 19.5 points more in 48 hours and 86.4 points more in a week.

According to the data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA) inhabitants, Malaga is the province with the highest incidence rate with 442.3, followed by Granada with 315.3, Cordoba with 312.8, Cadiz with 278, Jaén with 260.5, Huelva with 214.9, Seville with 179.1 and Almeria with 146.6.

The 3,169 cases this Monday and Sunday are registered after the 2,693 on Saturday, 2,800 on Friday, 2,327 on Thursday and 2,156 on Wednesday, 1,806 on Tuesday and 2,144 on Monday and Sunday last week.

By provinces, Malaga is again the one with the most cases with 1,281, followed by Cadiz with 485, Seville with 338, Granada with 337, Cordoba with 231, Jaén with 203, Huelva with 151 and Almeria with 143.

The one death was recorded in Granada province.

Andalucía has seen a rise in the number of coronavirus patients in hospital to 545, some 32 more in 48 hours and 58 more than seven days ago, while the number of patients in an intensive care unit has risen by three in 48 hours, and stands at one more than a week ago.

Malaga is the province with the most Covid patients admitted to hospital with 152 and 21 ICU patients, followed by Seville with 106 and 35 in ICU; Granada with 80 and 17 in ICU; Cordoba with 61 and 15 in ICU; Jaén with 52 and 14 in ICU; Cadiz with 55 and seven in ICU; Almeria with 16 and six in the ICU and Huelva with 23 and three in an intensive care unit..

According to data from the Junta de Andalucía’s Ministry of Health the region has registered 640,991 confirmed Covid-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and has reached a total of 10,243 deaths.

Seville, with 2,046, remains the province with the most deaths, followed by Granada with 1,785; Malaga with 1,682; Cadiz with 1,507; Jaén with 1,013; Cordoba with 976; Almeria with 839 and Huelva with 395.

The total number of coronavirus patients hospitalised since the start of the pandemic has gone up to 49,906 with 5,622 needing intensive care treatment. The number of patients who have overcome the disease has risen to 601,179, after another 1,607 were added.