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No large town in Andalucía exceeds the 1,000 incidence rate within hours of the curfew review

There are only nine municipalities, each with fewer than 5,000 residents, with a Covid rate higher than Junta's limit that are awaiting a decision about potential measures


Just hours ahead of the coronavirus curfew review this Wednesday (8 September), no Andalusian town with more than 5,000 residents exceeds the rate of 1,000 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days.

The Junta de Andalucía regional government proposes a limitation on mobility at night between 2am and 7am in those towns and cities with more than 5,000 inhabitants where there is a cumulative incidence at 14 days of more than 1,000 cases per 100,000 population.

The Junta's Territorial Committees of High Impact on Public Health meet every Wednesday and make their decisions about coronavirus control measures once all the epidemiological data been evaluated.

According to the latest figures from the region's Ministry of Health, there are nine municipalities exceed the rate of 1,000 cases in 14 days, but none have more than 5,000 inhabitants. The Territorial Committees of High Impact on Public Health will have to decide whether or not to apply perimeter closures to the towns. There are three in Huelva, two in Granada and Jaén, one in Almeria and Córdoba and none in Cadiz, Malaga and Seville.

The municipalities are Alhabia (with an incidence rate of 1,034) in Almeria province and Villaharta (3,864.7) in Cordoba. In the province of Granada are Nevada (2,611.9) and Víznar (1,107.8).

In addition, there are Cañaveral de León (1,010.1), El Almendro (1,071.4) and San Silvestre de Guzmán (1,140.1) in Huelva, and, finally, Torres (1,020.4) and Huesa (1,485.9) in Jaen province.

Cadiz, Malaga and Seville are the only provinces that do not register any municipalities with a cumulative incidence rate above a thousand this Wednesday.