A public health service ambulance. / SALVADOR SALAS

Malaga province reaches the 2,000 deaths from coronavirus milestone

The provincial health district with the highest Covid incidence rate this Thursday is the Costa del Sol with 62.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days

ÁNGEL ESCALERA

The province of Malaga has reached the 2,000 deaths from coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic milestone, this Thursday, 11 November.

The grim figure was reached when the Junta de Andalucía’s Ministry of Health notified another Covid-19 death in the province in the last 24 hours, and the only one the Andalusian region.

A total of 95 new infections have been confirmed in Malaga (25 more than on Wednesday), bringing the total number of positives in the province confirmed by active infection diagnostic tests (PDIA) since the start of the health crisis to 156,726.

Cured

Meanwhile, there have been another 71 patients reported who have overcome the disease.

The 14-day cumulative incidence rate in Malaga province has risen 1.1 to stand at 53.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. The rate has also increased in the Andalusian region, going from 38.4 to 40.2.

Incidence rate by health district

By Malaga health districts, the incidence rate has increased in those of the Costa del Sol, Malaga and Serranía, and it has decreased in those of the Axarquía and Valle del Guadalhorce and not changed in the La Vega health district. The one with the highest rate is the Costa del Sol, with 62.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, followed by Málaga city with 52.2.

Hospital numbers

There are 59 patients with coronavirus admitted to Malaga hospitals (four more than yesterday), of which 11 are in intensive care (the same as Wednesday). In the Andalusian region, the number of people hospitalised is 178 (an increase of seven) and 33 of them are in an ICU (three more than the day before).