After two months, Andalucia's Covid incidence rate rises above 200 again

Face mask wearing in the street.
Face mask wearing in the street. / SUR
  • Some 1,806 new cases of coronavirus and four deaths have been recorded in the region in the last 24 hours

The Andalusian region has registered a total of 1,806 new cases of coronavirus, this Tuesday (6 July) the highest number recorded on a Tuesday since the 1,997 on 9 February.

The daily update from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA) has also added four Covid-19 deaths.

The region’s cumulative incidence rate has increased for the sixth consecutive day and stands at 202.1 per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, some 9.8 points more in one day and 38.1 points more in a week.

The 1,806 cases in the last 24 hours are registered after the 2,144 on Monday and Sunday, 1,947 on Saturday, 2,007 on Friday, 1,689 on Thursday, 1,324 on Wednesday and the 1,095 positives last Tuesday.

By provinces, Malaga is, once again, the one with the most cases with 571, followed by Cadiz with 312, Cordoba with 280, Seville with 227, Granada with 184, Almeria with 114, Jaén with 73 and Huelva with 45.

The four deaths are registered in Cordoba (two), Granada and Jaén (one each).