In Malaga province there are 38 municipalities with no coronavirus cases

A health worker outside Malaga's Hospital Civil.
A health worker outside Malaga's Hospital Civil. / ÑITO SALAS
  • Another 47 towns and villages have fewer than ten registered cases

  • The number of cases in the province went up by 16 from Sunday to Monday, with the total now at 3,076

On the Costa del Sol and the rest of the province of Malaga there are now 3,076 confirmed cases of coronavirus, although they are not all spread evenly around the area.

On Sunday of the 103 municipalities in the province, 38 had no cases of Covid-19 and another 47 had fewer than ten. The majority of these are small towns or villages in inland areas, furthest away from the bigger urban areas.

This is the first time that the regional Health authority has released the figures by municipality as well as by province.

The municipalities with no confirmed cases when figures were reported at the weekend were Alfarnatejo, Alpandeire, Árchez, Atajate, Benadalid, Benalauría, Benamargosa, Benaoján, Benarrabá, El Borge, Canillas de Aceituno, Canillas de Albaida, Carratraca, Cartajima, Comares, Cómpeta, Cútar, Faraján, Gaucín, Istán, Iznate, Jimera de Libar, Jubrique, Júzcar, Macharaviaya, Monda, Montecorto, Montejaque, Ojén, Parauta, Pujerra, Salares, Sayalonga, Sedella, Serrato, Tolox, Totalán and Viñuela.

The areas with the most cases in the province are Malaga city with more than 1,600, Marbella, with more than 200, and other Costa towns such as Benalmádena, Torremolinos Vélez-Málaga or Rincón de la Victoria which all have around 100. The cases in Alhaurín de la Torre and Ronda are also approaching 100.

Forty-seven municipalities in the province have fewer than ten cases reported.

The number of deaths in Malaga province increased by one on Monday, taking the total to 250.

Covid-19 patients in a critical condition in intensive care in Malaga went down on Monday from 34 to 33. A total of 146 patients are currently hospitalised.