Andalucía adds 1,254 Covid cases and 17 deaths since Saturday with incidence rate rising five points

Mass vaccinations. File photograph.
Mass vaccinations. File photograph. / EFE
  • The number of coronavirus patients admitted to hospital increases again and stands at 1,218 across the region

After the Junta de Andalucia failed to update the coronavirus data on Sunday, the Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalucía has reported this Monday (5 April) that the region has registered a total of 1,254 new infections and 17 coronavirus deaths since Saturday.

The figures are lower than those last reported on 3 April when 3,864 cases and 20 deaths were recorded.

However the cumulative incidence rate of cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days continues to increase and stands at 155.4, which is 5.4 points more than on Saturday and 18.4 more than last Wednesday.

Seville is the province that has added the most positive cases with 249, followed by Granada with 194, Cadiz with 180, Cordoba with 168, Jaén with 154, Malaga with 142, Almeria with 108 and Huelva with 59.

Regarding deaths, Granada adds eleven, Almeria and Jaén two each, Seville and Huelva one each, and the other provinces none.

The number of Covid patients in hospital continues to grow and Andalucía has 1,218 patients admitted this Monday, 61 more in one day and 233 more than a week ago, of which 282 are in an intensive care unit, three more than on Sunday and 35 more than seven days ago.