Andalucía's Covid incidence rate drops below 300

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  • The region has recorded 2,102 new positive coronavirus tests and 23 deaths in the latest daily update

A total of 2,102 coronavirus positive tests have been recorded in the Andalusian region this Thursday, 26 August, that is 342 more in the last 24 hours and 71 more than those recorded seven days ago.

The Junta de Andalucía’s Ministry of Health, has also added 23 deaths, seven more than the day before.

The cumulative incidence rate of the region has dropped some 17.6, compared to the previous day, to stand at 289.5. The number that also represents a decrease of 101.3 compared to the rate published a week ago, which was 390.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. It is the lowest rate in more than a month since the 278.7 on 12 July.

The 2,102 positives this Thursday are recorded after the 1,760 on Wednesday, 1,909 on Tuesday, 2,377 on Sunday and Monday (48 hours), 2,623 on Saturday, 2,651 on Friday and the 2,301 last Thursday.

By provinces, Seville continues as the one with the most new cases with 713 positives, followed by Malaga with 343, Cadiz with 221, Huelva with 202, Granada with 197, Jaén with 149, Cordoba with 142 and Almeria with 135.

Of the 23 deaths registered in the last 24 hours, in Seville there were eleven, followed by five in Malaga, two in Huelva, Jaén and Almeria and one in Cordoba. Cádiz and Granada provinces did not register any Covid deaths in the latest update.

There has been a decrease of 76 patients in hospital with Covid compared to the day before to stand at 1,145. There are 217 patients registered in intensive care units, eight fewer than Wednesday and 12 fewer than a week ago.