Black Friday: Highest daily death toll of the Covid-19 pandemic in Andalucía

3,097 new positives with the virus have been recorded. File photograph.
3,097 new positives with the virus have been recorded. File photograph. / SUR
  • 127 people have lost their lives in the region due to coronavirus in the last 24 hours, 29 of them in Malaga province

Andalucía has registered 127 coronavirus deaths this Friday (12 February) - the highest number of people who have lost their lives with Covid-19 since the start of the health crisis.

This daily figure is above the 126 that were recorded last Tuesday and represents the fourth consecutive day with more than one hundred deaths from the virus, according to data from the Junta de Andalucía’s Ministry of Health.

The number of Covid-related deaths in Malaga province reported on Friday was 29, the highest daily number since the start of the pandemic.

The number of new infections has dropped with 3,097 cases, lower than the 3,506 of Thursday and notably below the 5,150 of seven days ago.

In addition, the cumulative incidence rate in Andalucía has dropped again to 583.7 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, which is 47.6 points fewer than Thursday and down 266 points on a week ago.

Malaga is again the province that adds more deaths with 29, followed by Seville with 28, Granada with 21, Cadiz with 18, Cordoba with eleven, Almeria and Jaén with eight each and four in Huelva.

The 3,097 positives represents the second day this week with more than 3,000 infections in 24 hours, after the 3,506 on Thursday, while 2,971 were detected on Wednesday, 1,997 on Tuesday and 2,902 on Monday.

Seville is again the province with the most confirmed cases with 676, followed by Malaga with 642, Cadiz with 641, Almeria with 400, Granada with 286, Jaén with 208, Cordoba with 138 and Huelva with 106.