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Eight new Covid deaths, a slight increase in infections and 749 patients cured in Malaga province

Hospital admissions continue to drop. File photograph.
Hospital admissions continue to drop. File photograph. / SALVADOR SALAS
  • The cumulative incidence rate for Covid-19 is lower than the Andalusian average of 121.6

Malaga province has witnessed a small rise in the number of coronavirus infections on the same day, 11 March, that eight more Covid-19 related deaths were reported.

The 227 positives are 50 more than the 177 on Wednesday and the highest number since Saturday when 271 were registered. On Sunday there were 124; on Monday, 64; Tuesday, 188 and Wednesday, 177.

Since the start of the pandemic, 85,969 infections have been confirmed in Malaga province and the total of cases in Andalucía now stands at 484,425 once the 1,095 positives of the last 24 hours have been added.

The current cumulative incidence rate in Malaga province is 100.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, while the Andalusian average is 121.6.

The eight deaths reported brings the number to 79 so far this month and the total death toll stands at 1,478 in Malaga province since the first was confirmed on 13 March almost a year ago. In the Andalusian region 36 deaths were registered making a total of 8,836 people who have lost their lives with Covid-19.

Malaga has added 749 more people cured of the disease and 2,643 have recovered across Andalucia making totals of 61,731 and 349,206, respectively.