Both new Covid cases and the incidence rate continue to increase in Andalucía

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  • Eighteen coronavirus deaths have been reported in the region in the last 24 hours, according to Junta's Ministry of Health

Andalucía's cumulative incidence rate for Covid-19 continues to increase, as does the number of new infections.

This Wednesday (2 June), some 1,492 new cases of coronavirus have been reported and the incidence rate for the region has risen to 177.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, according to data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA).

As for the number of Covid deaths, 18 have been counted, which is five more than Monday and ten more than a week ago.

The region's cumulative incidence rate has risen for the sixth day, specifically 1.27 points more than the figure registered on Tuesday and 13.7 more than last Wednesday.

The 1,492 cases this Wednesday are added after 1,293 on Tuesday, 1,397 on Monday and Sunday, 1,595 on Saturday, 1,497 on Friday, 1,458 on Thursday and 1,264 last Wednesday.

By province, Seville is once again the one with the most positives with 454, followed by Malaga with 228, Granada with 219, Jaén with 155, Huelva with 150, Cadiz with 140, Cordoba with 122 and Almeria with 24.

Seville, with seven, is also the province with the most deaths, followed by Granada with four, Malaga and Cadiz with two each, and Almeria, Cordoba and Huelva with one each.