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Stats for the last 24 hours - 103 more cases and 4 more deaths
Almería once again exceeds one hundred daily positives and adds another four deaths
The latest data also leave 14 hospitalized and 162 recovered in the last 24 hours
After four days below one hundred positives for coronavirus per day, the province of Almería is once again above this figure. It does so in a day, on the eve of the beginning of the regional 'de-escalation', in which the Covid-19 again claims fatalities, a man and three women.
According to the latest update from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography, in the last 24 hours 103 cases have been reported through PDIA (Active Infection Diagnostic Tests, which includes all cases of Covid-19 with active infection, confirmed by technical PCR or latest generation rapid antigenic tests, following the new surveillance strategy of the Ministry of Health). This Thursday there were only 26, the lowest number since July 26.
On the regional map, it is the second lowest increase in infected, since the day has left 240 cases in Cádiz, 113 in Córdoba, 121 in Granada, 101 in Huelva, 128 in Jaén, 182 in Malaga and 174 in Seville.
In the section on recoveries, there are 162 people from Almería who have received the epidemiological discharge over the last day.
The virus continues to leave deaths in the province. And after the five deaths on Thursday, this Friday leaves four more deaths in the province due to the coronavirus. According to data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography, these are two residents of the capital, another from Vélez Rubio and another from Roquetas.
Although the profiles of the disappeared cannot be related to their place of residence, the data do allow us to know what age groups they belonged to: of the four deceased, there is a man, from 90 to 94 years of age, and three women : one from the age group 75 to 79 years old, another from 90 to 94 years old and the third between 95 and 99 years old.
Thus, at the moment there are 4,999 active cases of coronavirus in the Almeria geography (yesterday there were 5,062): a total of 19,436 people have contracted the virus while 14,195 have already overcome it and 242 people have lost their lives since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the section of hospitalized in the province, on Friday leaves 14 more admissions throughout the last day, 2 of them in ICU. At the moment, Almería has 122 hospitalizations, of which 39 are in Intensive Care.
In the rest of the community, this is the situation: Cádiz: 252 hospitalizations, of which 38 in ICU; Cordova; 135 hospitalizations, of which 27 in ICU; Granada: 298 hospitalizations, of which 79 in ICU; Huelva: 104 hospitalizations, of which 15 in ICU; Jaén: 190 hospitalizations, of which 33 in ICU; Malaga: 210 hospitalizations, of which 32 in ICU; and Seville: 195 hospitalizations, of which 55 in ICU.
According to the Ministry of Health and Families, there are 1,506 patients confirmed with Covid-19 who remain admitted to Andalusian hospitals, of which 318 are in the ICU.
Town to town
Regarding the incidence of the virus in the different towns of Almería, the 103 infections have been reported in 18 towns of the province.
In the Almería health district there have been 64 positives: 39 of them in Almería capital, 9 in Níjar, 5 in Huércal de Almería, 5 in Íllar, 2 in Tabernas, 2 in Viator, 1 in Carboneras and 1 in Benahadux.
In the Poniente health district, 24 cases have been registered: 14 in El Ejido, 5 in Roquetas de Mar, 3 in Adra and 2 in Balanegra.
And in the Levante-Alto Almanzora health district, 13 more cases have been reported in the last 24 hours: 5 in Turre, 2 in Antas, 2 in Huércal-Overa, 2 in Vera, 1 in Olula del Río and 1 in Vélez Rubio .
The day also leaves 2 cases in Almería municipalities "unspecified" (there is no more information either because the patients are not registered in Almería, because they lack Spanish documentation or due to another type of error in data collection).
Cumulative stats based on data from Almería 360