This is the rolling coronavirus story for Tuesday 17 November 2020
Stats for the last 24 hours - 110 more cases and five more deaths
Another black day: five deaths in Almería and Andalusia add 89 deaths
In Almería there are already 186 people with Covid-19 who have lost their lives
One more day, Almería lives a black day. The data hit the province hard and, this time they do not do so with the number of infections, but with the number of deaths in the last hours: five new deaths. In a day in which Andalusia adds 89 deaths from coronavirus, the second highest figure in the pandemic after the 95 precisely in the past.
In Almería, there are already 186 people with Covid-19 who have lost their lives since the start of the pandemic.
This Tuesday, Granada is the province with the highest number of deaths with 34, followed by Cádiz with 15, Seville with ten, Malaga with nine, Jaén with eight, Córdoba with six, Almería with five and Huelva with two.
Number of positives
As for diagnosed cases, these drop in the province from 188 on Monday to 110 on November 17. The so-called weekend effect could be behind the drop in cases during the first two days of the week.
According to data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA), Andalusia this Tuesday recorded a total of 1,889 positives confirmed by PCR and antigen tests, the lowest daily figure since October 19, which was 1,695.
Seville repeats for the sixth consecutive day as the province with the most daily positives with 476, followed by Cádiz with 421, Malaga with 320, Jaén with 181, Granada with 166, Córdoba with 136, Almería with 110 and Huelva with 80.
The daily report of the Ministry of Health of the Junta de Andalucía will update the data on the situation of the Almeria hospitals and the number of people recovered in the last hours.
From the Provincial Delegation of Health it is trusted that throughout the week there will be a drop in coronavirus cases in Almería. We will have to wait for the data for the next few days to know if this prediction is confirmed or not and if the latest restrictions approved by the Junta de Andalucía are being effective.
Cumulative stats based on information from Almería 360