Malaga's Regional Hospital. / SALVADOR SALAS

Malaga records almost three times more people recovered from Covid than new infections

The coronavirus incidence rate has dropped in four of the six health districts in the province


The coronavirus pandemic situation in Malaga province continues to improve, which shows the beneficial effect of vaccination that has slowed the spread of the virus. This Wednesday, 20 October, there have been almost three times as many people reported recovered from the disease (94) compared to new infections (39).

There has been one more Covid-19 death in the last 24 hours, making 1,981 in the province since the first was recorded on 13 March of last year; 21 of those deaths have been registered, so far, this October. Some four deaths have been recorded across the Andalucía region, making a total of 11,311 since the start of the pandemic.

Health district incidence rates

The cumulative incidence rate for Malaga province stands at 37.7 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, down 1.3 compared to Tuesday. The rate for Andalucía remains unchanged at 29.8.

The infection rate has dropped in four of the six Malaga province health districts: Costa del Sol, which has an incidence of 46.5; La Vega (12.7); Malaga (34.6), and Guadalhorce (48). The rate has only experienced a slight increase in the Serranía district (16.4 cases per 100,000) and remains the same in the Axarquía (34.1).