Coronavirus screening. File photograph. / FRANCIS SILVA

Andalucía reports 23 Covid deaths in a day, the highest number since May

The cumulative incidence rate of the region has risen for the 33rd consecutive time


The Andalusian region has this Tuesday (3 August) registered a total of 4,459 new coronavirus infections according to data from the Junta's Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA), which also recorded 23 deaths in the last 24 hours, the worst figure since 11 May, when 54 people died.

The cumulative incidence rate has risen for 33 consecutive days and stands at 597.6 per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, some 13.3 points more in 24 hours and 61.5 points more in a week.

The 4,459 positives are registered after the 4,467 on Monday and Sunday, 5,138 on Saturday, 5,099 on Friday, 4,893 on Thursday, 3,848 on Wednesday and the 4,754 last Tuesday.

By provinces, Malaga is once again the one with the most cases, with 1,270, followed by Seville with 796, Cadiz with 764, Almeria with 543, Cordoba with 439, Granada with 228, Huelva with 223 and Jaén with 196.

The 23 deaths were registered in Malaga province (nine), Almeria and Seville (six each), and Granada and Jaén (one in each province).