The incidence rate in Andalusia drops by 15 points in 24 hours
The incidence rate in Andalusia Spain has dropped by 15 points in 24 hours and is now 356 per 100,000 inhabitants.
The Andalusia region in Spain recorded today, Saturday, August 21, 2,623 new cases of coronavirus, 663 fewer than those reported seven days ago, according to data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family .
The ministry also added that there had been 21 deaths in the past 24 hours, six more than those recorded a week ago.
Seville and Malaga have recorded six of the deaths, followed by Almería with three, while Cadiz, Cordoba and Jaén have recorded two deaths – Granada and Huelva have not added any deaths in the past 24 hours.
The community’s cumulative incidence rate fell 15 points from the previous day to 356, a level that also represents a drop of 138 points from the rate released a week ago, which was 494.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
Andalusia has also seen a decrease in the number of hospitalized patients, the total now stands at 1,257, 30 fewer in one day and 159 fewer than seven days ago, while patients on the unit of intensive care (ICU) totaled 228 after two consecutive days of decline, nine more in a day and 15 fewer in a week.
Patients in covid rooms and ICU failure
Malaga is the most hospitalized province with 379 and 63 patients in intensive care, followed by Seville with 287 and 46 in intensive care, Cadiz with 133 and 31 in intensive care, Granada with 128 and 23 in intensive care, Cordoba with 97 and 24 in intensive care, Jaén with 91 and nine in intensive care, Almería with 74 and 23 in intensive care and Huelva with 68 admitted to a covid ward and nine people in intensive care.
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