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Andalucía registers 275 infections and three deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours

The region's incidence rate continues to rise, slightly, and it stands at 31.1 cases per one hundred thousand inhabitants

EUROPA PRESS

The Andalusian region has registered a total of 275 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours this Friday, 22 October, fewer than the 307 on Thursday and the 297 recorded a week ago.

Three coronavirus deaths have also been recorded by the Junta, two less than the previous day and six less than last Friday when there were nine.

In its daily report the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA) confirmed the 14-day cumulative incidence rate has risen 0.5 to 31.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants compared to 30.6 on Thursday, and it is also higher than the 29 registered a week ago.

By province, Almeria has an incidence rate of 61.4, followed by Huelva (59), Malaga (39.2), Granada (28.5), Cordoba (24.7), Jaén (21.9), Seville (21.8) and Cadiz with 15.7.

The 275 positive cases this Friday are counted after the 307 on Thursday, 227 on Wednesday, 183 on Tuesday, 289 on Monday and Sunday, 276 on Saturday and the 297 last Friday.

Malaga is the province that registers the most new Covid-19 infections with 60, followed by Almería with 55, Seville (40), Cadiz (31), Huelva (26), Granada (25), Jaén (21) and Córdoba with 17.

With respect to the three coronavirus deaths, they were notified in Seville, Malaga and Almeria provinces.

The region has registered a drop of five patients hospitalised for Covid-19 compared to Thursday to stand at a total of 181, a decrease of 21 in the inter-weekly comparison. The number of patients admitted to an intensive care unit has decreased by three to 46 in the last day, and three fewer than those reported seven days ago.

The number of patients who have overcome the disease in the region reaches 793,546 after 304 more were added in the last 24 hours.