Third day in a row with no coronavirus deaths in Malaga province

Third day in a row with no coronavirus deaths in Malaga province
/ Salvador Salas
  • After a two-month low in new cases nationally, there has been a sharp rise with 867 new confirmed infections in Spain

The province of Malaga has now gone three days with no confirmed deaths from coronavirus, according to official data provided on Tuesday by the regional Ministry of Health and Families. As a result, the Covid-19 death toll remains at 261.

The report also indicated that there have been 10 new infections (half of the 20 reported on Monday), bringing the total number of cases in the province of Malaga since the start of the pandemic to 3,462.

The number of patients being given the all-clear continues to rise, albeit by just one in the past 24 hours (total 1,637), as the number of coronavirus patients admitted to Malaga's hospitals continues to fall. Currently there are 109 (two less than the previous day) in hospital, of which 21 are in intensive care.

Across Andalucía, there have been 45 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in the last day, bringing the total number to 14,394. As for deaths, another four have been reported (total 1,267). In the region, 7,230 people have been given the all-clear.


A further 185 coronavirus-related deaths were confirmed in Spain on Tuesday, 21 more than on Monday, bringing the total number of fatalities to 25,613. This is the fourth consecutive day in which the 200 barrier of daily deaths has not been exceeded.

The number of people who have tested positive for Covid-19 now stands at 219,329 after 867 new infections were counted on Tuesday, a significant increase from Monday when 356 were recorded - the best figure since 7 March.