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Andalucía lowers its Covid incidence rate to 338.5, the lowest figure for a month

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  • This Monday, the region has registered 2,377 positive coronavirus tests and 13 deaths in the last 48 hours

The Andalusian region has this Monday, 23 August, registered a total of 2,377 positive coronavirus tests, some 609 more than the number reported seven days ago, according to the data provided by the Junta’s Ministry of Health, which has also counted 13 Covid deaths, four more than those registered a week ago.

The cumulative incidence rate of the region has dropped 17.6 points compared to Saturday to stand at 338.5, a figure that represents a decrease of 119.1 compared to the rate published a week ago, which was 457.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

The 2,377 positives of this Monday and Sunday (48 hours) are registered after the 2,623 on Saturday, 2,651 on Friday, 2,301 on Thursday, 1,126 on Wednesday, 3,303 on Tuesday, and the 1,768 of last Monday and Sunday.

By provinces, Seville continues to be the one with the most new positive tests with 717, followed by Malaga with 391, Cadiz with 376, Huelva with 220, Cordoba with 185, Granada with 178, Almeria with 156 and Jaén with 154.

As for the 13 deaths registered in the last 48 hours, in Cordoba there are seven, three in Malaga, two in Cadiz and one in Almeria. No deaths have been registered in the rest of the Andalusian provinces.