Spanish Andalusia Reports Increase in Incidence Rate Over Last Three
Andalusia in Spain has reported that the incidence rate in the region has increased over the past three days.
Andalusia recorded a total of 1,947 cases of coronavirus today, Saturday July 3, which is a figure slightly lower than the 2,007 positives reported on Friday,
Friday’s total was the region’s highest figure since the end of April, according to data from the Health Ministry, which also recorded five deaths, the same data as the day before and higher than the three from last Saturday.
Increased incidence rate
The most important, and somewhat worrying, fact is that the cumulative community incidence rate has increased for the third day in a row after remaining more or less stable over the past twelve days and now stands at 180, 62 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. up 7.22 points in one day and up 15.4 points over a week ago.
The 1,947 cases in the past 24 hours is the highest number on a Saturday since April 17. The daily figures were 2,007 Friday, 1,689 positive Thursday, 1,324 Wednesday, 1,095 Tuesday, 1,260 Monday and Sunday and 1,327 last Saturday.
By provinces, Malaga is again the one with the most cases with 604, Seville with 313, Granada with 234, Cadiz with 275, Granada with 234, Cordoba with 228, Jaen with 186, Almeria with 99 and Huelva with 68.
As for the five deaths, two of the deceased were from Seville, one from Almeria, one from Malaga and Cordoba. Andalusia adds four hospitalized, for a total of 489, and two in intensive care, bringing the total to 120.
The total number of people hospitalized in Andalusia this Saturday is 489, four more admitted today and 40 fewer than seven days ago, while patients in an intensive care unit (ICU) are also increased to 120, two more in 24 hours and eight less than seven days.
This is the first increase in the number of inpatients and intensive care patients simultaneously on a Saturday in a month, since May 29.
A massive coronavirus outbreak linked to year-end school trips to the Spanish island of Mallorca has led to more than 500 positive cases in several parts of Spain. There are 320 young people infected and 2,000 have been quarantined in the region of Madrid alone, authorities said on Friday morning. The trips took place between June 18 and 20.
Besides Madrid, there are at least 50 cases in Galicia, 49 in the Basque Country, 67 in the region of Valencia, 20 in Murcia, 12 in Castile-La Mancha and 10 in Aragon. In Andalusia, 476 students who traveled to Mallorca were isolated and undergo PCR testing.
The young people were in Mallorca to celebrate after passing their University Entrance Exams (EVAU). They stayed in eight different hotels on the island and participated in “a fairly intense program of activities, including festivals”, according to the Madrid authorities. The program included a reggaeton concert at the Palma bullring and several boat parties.
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