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Andalucía records its highest Covid incidence rate since mid-September

Almost one thousand new coronavirus infections and two deaths have been reported in the region in the last 24 hours

EUROPA PRESS

The Andalucía region has this Thursday, 25 November, registered a total of 983 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, more than the 737 last Thursday and the higher number since mid-September. Two more coronavirus deaths have also been reported.

The daily data provided by the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA), shows that the 14-day cumulative incidence rate in the region has increased by 6.2 in a day and the disease is found in 83 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, and also higher than the 56.4 on the same day last week. It is the highest figure since 16 September (83.5).

The 983 infections notified this Thursday follow the 783 on Wednesday, 425 on Tuesday, 782 on Monday and Sunday, 741 on Saturday, 718 on Friday and the 737 last Thursday.

Seville is the province with the most positives with 244, followed by Malaga with 234, Cadiz (133), Cordoba (107), Almeria (82), Huelva (67) and Jaén and Granada, each with 58.

The two coronavirus deaths were recorded in Huelva and Malaga.

Hospital pressure

There has been a drop of nine people hospitalised for Covid-19 compared to Wednesday to make a total of 257, which represents an increase of 51 in the inter-weekly comparison, while the number of patients admitted to an intensive care unit has dropped by three to 47, ten more than last week.