Coronavirus infections up in Andalucía as incidence rate climbs to 554

Health workers in Andalucía.
Health workers in Andalucía. / E.P.
  • Thirteen coronavirus deaths have been registered in the region in the last 24 hours - eight in Malaga province, two each in Almeria and Cadiz and one in Jaén

Andalucía has experienced a new rise in Covid cases this Thursday, 29 July, with 4,893 infections counted in the last 24 hours, some 1,045 more than the day before and 1,944 more than the same day a week ago, according to data from the region’s Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA ).

In addition, 13 deaths from Covid have been reported, six more than Wednesday.

The cumulative incidence rate of the region has increased for the 28th consecutive time, and stands at 554.4 per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, some 14 more points in 24 hours and 120.1 points more than a week ago. The region has not had such a high rate since 12 February (583.7).

The 4,893 positives this Thursday are registered after the 3,848 of Wednesday, the 4,754 on Tuesday, 4,673 on Monday and Sunday, 5,318 on Saturday, 5,721 on Friday and the 2,949 last Thursday.

By provinces, Malaga is again the one with the most cases with 1,284 followed by Seville with 897, Cadiz with 744, Cordoba with 522, Granada with 420, Jaén with 381, Almeria with 362 and Huelva with 283.

The 13 deaths were registered in Malaga (eight), Almeria (two), Cadiz (two) and Jaén (one).