The 250 patients currently hospitalised for Covid in the region is the lowest figure since August 2020. / SUR

The 'clearly downward trend' of the coronavirus incidence rate in Andalucía continues

The region's rate, this Thursday, stands at 36.8 on a day when 287 new infections have been reported by the Junta

EUROPA PRESS

Andalucía has registered a total of 287 new coronavirus infections, higher than the 264 on Wednesday but lower than 343 a week ago, according to official data from the Junta this Thursday, 7 October.

The Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA), has also counted five deaths, five fewer than the day before and one more than last Thursday.

The region’s Minister of Health, Jesús Aguirre, speaking to journalists in Seville, has reported that the cumulative incidence rate stands at 36.8 per 100,000 inhabitants and Andalucía continues to be at a low risk level for coronavirus, dropping 1.6 in 24 hours and 13.3 in a week. Likewise, the seven day incidence rate "continues to maintain the clearly downward trend" with a total of 14.

The 287 positives this Thursday are registered after the 264 on Wednesday, 218 on Tuesday, 199 on Monday and Sunday, 246 on Saturday, 318 on Friday and 351 last Thursday.

Malaga is the province that registers the most new infections with a total of 73, followed by Cordoba with 56, Seville with 40, Almeria with 38, Huelva with 30, Cadiz with 24, Granada with 19 and Jaén with seven.

Deaths

As for the five deaths, three were registered in Cordoba and one each in Malaga and Seville, while the rest of the provinces have not reported any coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours.

The region has nine fewer Covid-19 patients in hospital compared to Wednesday to stand at a total of 250, which represents a decrease of 93 compared to last week, while the number of coronavirus patients admitted to an intensive care unit remains at 77 in the last 24 hours, some 15 fewer than those notified seven days ago.

The 250 patients currently hospitalised for Covid is the lowest figure since August 22, 2020 (248) and the 77 admitted to and intensive care unit is the lowest number since 2 September of the same year (70).