Five deaths have been reported in Malaga province. File photograph. / ÑITO SALAS

Andalucía's Covid incidence rate continues to fall to reach 35.1

There has been an increase in the number of daily coronavirus deaths in the region although the provinces of Almeria, Seville and Jaén have not registered any in the last 24 hours


The coronavirus cumulative incidence rate in the Andalucía region continues to drop to reach 35.1, according to the latest daily data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA) this Friday, 8 October.

However, according to the Junta organisation there has been a rebound in the number of Covid-19 deaths with 13 reported in the last 24 hours, some eight more than Thursday.

The number of new infections continue to decline, with 221 added in the last 24 hours, lower than the 287 on Thursday and 318 a week ago.

The incidence rate continues to decline and stands at 35.1 cases for each 100,000 inhabitants, down 1.7 in 24 hours and 12.7 in a week.

The 221 positives this Friday are registered after 287 on Thursday, 264 on Wednesday, 218 on Tuesday, 199 on Monday and Sunday, 246 on Saturday and 318 last Friday.

Malaga is the province that has registered the most infections with a total of 67, followed by Seville with 54, Almeria (29), Cadiz (18), Huelva (16), Granada (15), Cordoba (12) and Jaén with ten.

As for the 13 coronavirus deaths, five have been reported in Malaga, three each in Cadiz and Córdoba provinces and one, each, in Granada and Huelva. Almeria, Seville and Jaén did not register any Covid-19 deaths in the last day.