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Third consecutive day without coronavirus deaths in Malaga province

Health professionals take samples for PCR testing. File photograph.
Health professionals take samples for PCR testing. File photograph. / ÑITO SALAS
  • The Covid-19 cumulative incidence rate in Malaga stands at 129.4, while the Andalusian average is 212.5

For the third consecutive day, there have been no coronavirus-related deaths reported in Malaga province, according to the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA).

The last confirmed death was registered last Friday bringing the total number of pandemic deaths in Malaga, since the first was notified on 13 March 2020, to 1,622. April closed with 71 Covid deaths compared to 152 in March.

In Andalucía, the total death toll to date is 9,749. In the last two days there have been another seven deaths.

Over the weekend, 248 coronavirus infections have been declared in Malaga province while in the last 48 hours, 1,706 cases have been reported in Andalucía.

The cumulative incidence rate in Malaga continues to be the lowest of all the Andalusian provinces, with 129.4 positives per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, representing a decrease of 2.6 points compared to Friday. The Andalusian average is 212.5.

The province with the highest incidence is Granada (404.2), followed by Jaén (272.6). Both are classed as “extreme risk”, exceeding 250 cases per 100,000.

In Malaga province there are 151 patients with Covid-19 admitted to hospitals of which 31 are in intensive care units. In Andalucía there are 1,318 with 346 people in intensive care.

To date Malaga province and the Andalucía region have reported 87,608 and 483,648 people cured, respectively.