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Andalucía's Covid incidence rate continues to climb to 540, the highest figure since February

One of the Junta de Andalucía's mass Covid screening units.
One of the Junta de Andalucía's mass Covid screening units. / SUR
  • The 3,848 new coronavirus positives recorded in the region in the last 24 hours is down almost 1,000 on Tuesday's figure

The Andalusian region has reduced its rate of new Covid-19 infections and added a total of 3,848 positive cases in the last 24 hours, some 906 fewer than the day before, according to official data from the Junta this Wednesday, 28 July.

The regional government’s Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia (IECA), has also recorded seven deaths, nine less than this Tuesday and one less than a week ago.

The cumulative incidence rate of the virus in the region has now registered 27 consecutive days of increases and stands at 540.4 per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, some 4.3 points more in 24 hours - compared to the 23.3 of this Tuesday compared to Monday – but 107.5 points more in a week. The region has not had such a high rate since 12 February (583.7).

The 3,848 positives are registered after the 4,754 on Tuesday, the 4,673 of this Monday and Sunday, 5,318 on Saturday, 5,721 on Friday, the 2,949 on Thursday and the 3,560 of last Wednesday.

By provinces, Malaga is again the one with the most cases with 860, followed by Seville with 854, Cadiz with 524, Granada with 426, Cordoba with 389, Almeria with 299, Jaén with 263 and Huelva with 233.

The seven deaths are registered in Malaga (four), Almeria (two) and Jaén (one).