All Malaga province health districts remain at Covid alert Level 3

One of the villages that has remained Covid-free.
One of the villages that has remained Covid-free. / SUR
  • Thirteen of the 103 municipalities in the province have reported zero coronavirus infections in the last two weeks and most are located in the Serranía health district

Malaga province has 13 municipalities, out of a total of 103, that have not registered coronavirus infections in the last two weeks.

According to the data published on Thursday, 5 August, they are the towns of Arenas, Canillas de Aceituno, Comares, Cútar and Salares, in the Axarquía district; Atajate, Benadalid, Benalauría, Benarrabá, Cartajima, Júzcar and Pujerra in Serranía; and Carratraca in the Guadalhorce Valley. In the rest of the Malaga health districts, all the municipalities have recorded new coronavirus during the period.

At the other end of the scale are the towns and villages with highest incidence rates and exceeding a thousand cases per 100,000 inhabitants in two weeks. They are Alcaucín, with a rate of 1,886.8; Nerja (1,002.6); Campillos (1,204.2); Sierra de Yeguas (1,024.7); Villanueva de la Concepción (1,003.6); El Burgo (1,004.5); Faraján (8,812.3, the highest in the entire province); and Jubrique (1,529.6).

The Junta de Andalucía has proposed a night curfew (from 2am to 7am) in Campillos, which has more than 5,000 inhabitants; with a rate of 1,204.2. However, the measure will not enter into force until the Superior Court of Justice of Andalucía has ruled on the matter.

All the health districts of the province, such as Axarquía (with a rate of 570.7 per 100,000 inhabitants in two weeks), Costa del Sol (723.5), La Vega (680.7), Malaga (906.7) and Serranía (727.3) remain at health alert Level 3.