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Andalucía continues its downward trend with a Covid incidence rate of 28.3

There are 210 people in the region's hospitals with coronavirus, and 55 Covid patients in intensive care units

EUROPA PRESS

A total of 179 positive coronavirus infections have been registered in Andalucía this Thursday, 14 October, lower than the 216 on Wednesday and the 287 recorded a week ago. Eight Covid-19 deaths were also confirmed, compared to the zero recorded the day before.

This was detailed by the Junta’s Minister of Health, Jesús Aguirre, speaking to journalists in Córdoba, when he also said that the region’s coronavirus cumulative incidence rate is 28.35 per 100,000 inhabitants, down 1.25 in 24 hours and 8.45 in a week.

"We are in a clear downward trend, vaccination has been the key and that is why we are now at Level 0," said Aguirre.

The 179 positives this Thursday are registered after the 216 on Wednesday, 232 on Tuesday, 171 on Monday and Sunday, 236 on Saturday, 221 on Friday and the 287 last Thursday.

The Andalusian region has seen a rise of five people hospitalised by Covid-19 compared to Wednesday to reach a total of 210, which represents a decrease of 40 in the weekly comparison, while the number of patients admitted to an intensive care unit has decreased by four to 55, some 22 less than those reported seven days ago.