PCR testing for the coronavirus. File photograph. / EFE

Andalucía's Covid-19 incidence rate keeps falling to reach 38.4

Hospital pressure, both on the wards and in intensive care units, continues easing too

EUROPA PRESS

The coronavirus cumulative incidence rate in Andalucía this Wednesday, 6 October 6, stands at 38.4 Covid cases per 100,000 inhabitants, which is down 2.5 in 24 hours and some 13.11 lower than a week ago.

The region has registered 264 new coronavirus infections, a figure slightly higher than the 218 on Tuesday, but lower than the 321 a week ago, according to data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA).

The official Junta organisation has also counted 10 deaths, three less than the day before and six more than those of last Wednesday.

The 264 positives are registered after the 218 on Tuesday, 199 on Monday and Sunday, 246 on Saturday, 318 on Friday, 351 on Thursday and 321 last Wednesday.

Malaga is the province that registers the most infections with a total of 77, followed by Seville with 63, Almeria (46), Huelva (30), Cadiz (18), Granada (11), Jaén (11) and Cordoba with eight.

As for the ten deceased, five were recorded in Cordoba, two each in Malaga and Seville and one in Cadiz.

Hospital pressure

There are 259 Covid patients in hospital, a decrease of 28 compared to Tuesday and a drop of 108 compared to last week. The number of patients admitted to an intensive care unit fell by seven in the last 24 hours to 77, some 18 less the number notified seven days ago, according to the Junta’s Minister of Health, Jesús Aguirre, speaking to journalists in Granada.