The Andalusian region has registered the highest number of Covid infections of the week this Friday, 30 July, adding a total of 5,099 new positives in the last 24 hours. It is 206 more than the day before, although 622 less than a week ago, according to data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA).
Eight coronavirus deaths have been registered on a day in which the cumulative incidence rate of the region has risen again and stands at 568.4 Covid cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, some 14 points more in 24 hours and 97.5 points more in a week. The region has not had such a high rate since 12 February (583.7).
The 5,099 positives are registered after the 4,893 of Thursday, 3,848 on Wednesday, 4,754 cases on Tuesday, 4,673 on Monday and Sunday, 5,318 of Saturday and the 5,721 last Friday.
By provinces, Malaga is again the one with the most cases with 1,376 followed by Seville with 1,077, Cadiz with 774, Granada with 411, Cordoba with 401, Almeria with 383, Jaén with 363 and Huelva with 314.
The eight deceased are registered in Granada (four), Seville (two), Malaga (one) and Cordoba (one).
Regarding Covid hospital admissions, the region has registered the fourth consecutive rise in patients to a total of 1,195, some 26 more in one day and 221 more in a week, while the number of patients in an intensive care unit has risen to 219, that is 15 more in 24 hours and 50 more than a week ago.