The seven-day coronavirus incidence rate in Malaga province climbs more than 11 points

Mass Covid-19 screening session in Malaga.
Mass Covid-19 screening session in Malaga. / FRANCIS SILVA
  • The 14-day rate has also increased a similar amount and gone from 158.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants on Friday to 170.1 this Monday

Malaga province has seen its cumulative incidence rates for Covid-19 infections rise 11.5 points over the weekend, making it higher - for both seven and 14-days - than the Andalusian averages.

The rate has gone from 158.6 infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days on Friday to 170.1 this Monday. The rate for the Andalusian region as a whole is 164.2. The province with the best data is Almeria (65.8), while the one with the highest rate is Cordoba (255).

If the statistics of the last seven days are also analysed, it can also be seen that the rate in Malaga province has also climbed and reached 78.8 cases per 100,000 people, compared to the 67 on Friday which means an increase of 11.8 points. The Andalusian average is 72.1.

During the weekend, 296 coronavirus infections were registered in the Malaga province and there were 286 patients who have overcome the virus.

One positive aspect is that no deaths have been reported in Malaga province, so the figure of 1,670 declared since the start of the pandemic remains, of which 25 have been reported in June. In the last 48 hours there have been three deaths from Covid in Andalucía. The total number of deaths in the region rises to 10,180.

In Malaga hospitals there are 81 patients admitted with coronavirus (one more than on Sunday), of which 14 are in intensive care units (one more than the day before). In Andalucía, there are 537 people in hospital with Covid, which represents an increase of 24 compared to the day before. There are 124 patients in a serious condition in intensive care units due to an infection caused by the virus (two more than the day before).