Covid-19: Andalucía adds 1,164 new cases - the highest daily figure of the week

Vaccination against Covid-19. File photograph.
Vaccination against Covid-19. File photograph. / SUR
  • Another 21 coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded and the incidence rate for the disease in the region has gone up

Andalucía has registered 1,164 new daily cases of coronavirus this Thursday, 25 March, passing a thousand positives for the second consecutive day and the making it the highest figure this week, according to data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA).

The official update has also added 21 deaths, one less than Wednesday and 19 fewer than the 40 on the same day of last week.

The cumulative incidence rate of the region has risen to 120.9 per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, 1.3 points more than the day before, after having fallen for two days in a row, although it stands at 0.3 points per below last Thursday's rate of 121.2.

The 1,164 new cases are recorded after adding 1,032 on Wednesday, 635 on Tuesday, 380 on Monday, 746 on Sunday, 1,179 on Saturday, 958 on Friday and 1,066 last Thursday. Seville ranks as the province with the most positives with 289, followed by Malaga with 222, Almeria with 158, Cadiz with 154, Cordoba with 137, Granada with 101, Huelva with 59 and Jaén with 44.

Of the 21 deaths this Thursday, five are registered in the province of Seville, four in Granada and Almeria, three in Jaén, two in Cadiz and in Malaga and one in Huelva.

There are 1,026 coronavirus patients in hospital, 34 fewer than on Wednesday and down 67 on a week ago. Of those, 244 are in an intensive care unit, 15 fewer than the day before and 21 fewer than seven days ago.