Andalucía region registers 21 Covid deaths, the highest figure since 11 May

An intensive care unit patient. File photograph.
An intensive care unit patient. File photograph. / EFE
  • Coronavirus infections are on the rise, with 1,324 new cases, although the cumulative incidence rate continues to fall to 163

A total of 21 people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Andalucía, the highest figure since 11 May when 54 deaths were recorded.

This Wednesday, 30 June, there has also been an increase in coronavirus infections with 1,324 new cases detected, higher than the 1,095 of the day before and the 1,175 of a week ago, according to data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA).

However, the region’s cumulative incidence rate has dropped for the twelfth day in a row and stands at 163 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, some 0.8 points down in one day and 5.5 points fewer than last Wednesday.

The 1,324 cases in the last 24 hours are registered after the 1,095 on Tuesday, 1,260 on Monday and Sunday, 1,327 on Saturday, 1,328 on Friday, 1,440 on Thursday and 1,175 on Wednesday.

By provinces, Malaga is again the one with the most cases with 317, followed by Seville with 253, Granada with 198, Cordoba with 168, Cadiz with 162, Jaén with 94, Huelva with 81 and Almeria with 51.

Of the 21 deaths, six were registered in Cadiz, four in Huelva, three in Malaga, two in Almeria, Seville and Granada, and one each in Cordoba and Jaén.

The region has witnessed a drop in the number of coronavirus patients in hospital to 521, some 31 fewer in one day and 71 fewer than seven days ago. The number admitted to an intensive care unit remains at 125 in the last day and 12 fewer than a week ago.