The whole of Malaga province remains at Covid health alert level 1

Coronavirus vaccination. File photograph.
Coronavirus vaccination. File photograph. / SUR
  • There is only one health district where all the towns have registered new infections - the Costa del Sol

All the health districts in Malaga province will remain at a coronavirus alert level 1, it was decided at a virtual meeting of the Territorial Committee for High Impact Public Health Alerts this Wednesday, 26 May.

Malaga is the only Andalusian province with all the health districts at level 1.

With a cumulative incidence rate of 125.9 per 100,000 inhabitants in two weeks, the province has seen a decrease compared to seven days ago.

The health alert level decision takes six factors into account including: the cumulative incidence rate in the last 14 days, the incidence rate in people over 65 years of age, the number of positive tests, traceability percentages and hospital and intensive care unit admissions.

In terms of the incidence rate in the province, the town with the highest is Gaucín which, with 1,589 inhabitants, registers a rate of 1,825 according to the official data. It is followed by Cuevas del Becerro, which stands at 939.3 and Alpandeire, which with 263 inhabitants, has an incidence rate of 760.5.

There are a total of 38 municipalities in Malaga province, eight fewer than the previous week, which have not registered any infections in two weeks, according to the data.

By health districts, in the Axarquía there are 15 municipalities that have not registered infections in 14 days; five in the La Vega district; one in Malaga; 15 in the Serranía (de Ronda) and two in the Valle del Guadalhorce. The only district where all the towns have registered new infections is that of the Costa del Sol.