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Andalucía registers more than 20 coronavirus deaths for the third consecutive day

With ten, Malaga province has added the most deaths. File photograph.
With ten, Malaga province has added the most deaths. File photograph. / SUR
  • The region's Covid-19 incidence rate continues to drop, although 3,669 new positive tests have been recorded in the last 24 hours

The Andalusian region has, this Thursday (12 August), registered a total of 3,669 positive tests for Covid-19, lower than the 4,496 on the same day last week, according to official data from Junta’s Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA).

For the third day, the organisation has added more than twenty deaths in 24 hours, specifically, 22 following the 24 on Wednesday and 28 on Tuesday - the highest number since May.

The region’s cumulative incidence rate has dropped for the ninth time after 33 days of consecutive increases and stands at 527.4 per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, some 15 lower in 24 hours and 57.5 down on last week.

The 3,669 positive tests were recorded after the 3,059 on Wednesday, 3,418 on Tuesday, 4,184 on Monday and Sunday, 4,360 on Saturday, 4,651 on Friday and the 4,496 last Thursday.

By provinces, Seville continues as the one with the most cases with 926, followed by Malaga with 700, Cadiz with 562, Granada with 326, Almeria with 320, Huelva with 290, Jaén with 279 and Cordoba with 266.

Regarding the 22 deaths, Malaga is by far the province that has registered the most, with ten, followed by Cordoba that has added six deaths, Seville has counted three, Cadiz has added two and Almeria, one.