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Andalucía's Covid incidence rate rises slightly to 30.6

By province, the highest rate in the last 14 days is in Almería with 61.3, followed by Huelva (57.7), Malaga (40.2), Granada (27.5), Cordoba (25.1), Seville (21.7), Jaén (18.8) and Cadiz with 14.4

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Andalucía has, this Thursday (21 October), registered a total of 307 positive coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, higher than the 227 on Wednesday and the 179 recorded a week ago.

The region has also added five Covid-19 deaths, one more than the day before, but three fewer than last Thursday when there were eight.

In its daily report the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA) shows the incidence in 14 days has risen 0.8 to 30.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants compared to 29.8 on Wednesday, an incidence rate also higher than the 28.4 registered a week ago.

The 307 cases this Thursday are counted after the 227 on Wednesday, 183 on Tuesday, 289 on Monday and Sunday, 276 on Saturday, 297 on Friday and the 179 last Thursday.

Malaga is the province that registers the most infections with 98, followed by Jaén with 41, Seville (40), Almeria (39), Granada (30), Cordoba (26), Cadiz (17) and Huelva with 16.

Hospital pressure

The five deaths are reported in Malaga (three), Cordoba (one) and Granada (one).

Andalucía has, this Thursday, registered a drop of ten patients hospitalised for Covid-19 compared to Wednesday to stand at a total of 186, a decrease of 24 in the inter-weekly comparison, while the number of patients admitted to an intensive care unit has dropped by two to 49, six fewer than those reported seven days ago.

Provincial incidence rates

According to the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA), data By province, the highest incidence rate for the disease in the last 14 days is in Almería with 61.3, followed by Huelva (57.7), Malaga (40.2), Granada (27.5), Cordoba (25.1), Seville (21.7), Jaén (18.8) and Cadiz with 14.4.