Andalucía registers 53 Covid deaths in 24 hours, the highest number since 11 May

Malaga's Regional Hospital.
Malaga's Regional Hospital. / SALVADOR SALAS
  • The region has added 1,909 new coronavirus infections in the last day, and its incidence rate continues to drop to 328.8

The Andalusian region has this Tuesday, 24 August, registered a total of 1,909 new coronavirus infections, 468 fewer in 24 hours and 1,394 less than those reported seven days ago, according to the data provided by Junta’s Ministry of Health.

The department has also added 53 deaths, some 40 more in one day and a figure that has been seen since 11 May, when 54 deaths were counted.

The cumulative incidence rate of the region has dropped 9.6 compared to the previous day to stand at 328.8, a decrease of 128.5 compared to the rate published a week ago, which was 457.3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

The 1,909 positives this Tuesday are recorded after 2,377 on Monday and Sunday (48 hours), 2,623 on Saturday, 2,651 on Friday, 2,301 on Thursday, 1,126 on Wednesday and 3,303 last Tuesday.

By provinces, Seville continues as the one with the most new infections with 573, followed by Malaga with 473, Cadiz with 233, Almeria with 224, Cordoba with 144, Granada with 102, Jaén with 81 and Huelva with 79.

As for the 53 deaths registered in the last 24 hours, in Seville there were 13, in Malaga 12, eight in Cordoba, seven in Almeria, five in Granada, three in Cadiz and Jaén and two in Huelva.