Testing for the virus. File photograph. / FRANCIS SILVA

Andalucía registers zero Covid deaths in 24 hours, but the region's incidence rate increases to 138.2

A total of 881 new coronavirus infections have been recorded by the Junta, after five consecutive days above 1,200


The Junta de Andalucía has this Tuesday, 7 December, registered a total of 881 new coronavirus infections in 24 hours, after five consecutive days above 1,200 infections. Additionally, the region has not added any Covid-19 deaths, something that has not happened for three weeks, since 18 November.

This is revealed by the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA) data which shows that the 14-day cumulative incidence rate has increased by 2.4 in the last 24 hours and the virus is found in 138.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, also higher than the 105.1 on the same day last week.

The 881 cases this Tuesday are notified after the 1,638 on Monday and Sunday, 1,232 on Saturday, 1,233 on Friday, 1,226 on Thursday, 868 on Wednesday and the 915 last Tuesday.

Seville is the province with the most new infections with 264, followed by Malaga with 210, Cadiz (135), Granada (109), Almeria (55), Cordoba (52), Huelva (39) and Jaén with 17.