This is the rolling coronavirus story for Wednesday 16 December 2020
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Stats for the last 24 hours - 66 more cases and 4 more deaths
Face and cross of the Covid in Almería: 66 new infections but 4 more deaths
The deceased are in Almería capital, Huércal de Almería, Roquetas de Mar and Vélez Rubio
Heads and tails of the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic in the province of Almería, with data from the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía offered at noon this Wednesday.
Specifically, according to the detailed report that appears on the website of the Institute of Statistics and Cartography, in the last hours 66 new infections have been declared in the province of Almería, a figure below one hundred as in the day of this past Tuesday.
The negative side of the Andalusian Administration report lies in the deaths. In the last hours, four more people from Almeria have lost their lives as a result of Covid-19, bringing the total number to 259.
By municipalities, the deaths have been located in the municipalities of Almería capital, Huércal de Almería, Roquetas de Mar and Vélez Rubio. In the latter municipality, the number of inmates in the nursing home who have died from the coronavirus is approaching ten.
On the other hand, in the positive balance of the day is the number of new patients in the province of Almería, exceeding the figure of 300. Specifically, there have been 307 epidemiological discharges in the health districts of Almería, Poniente and Levante -High Almanzora.
The last data is the one referred to the hospital pressure. The number of people from Almeria with Covid-19 who occupy beds in La Inmaculada, Torrecárdenas and Poniente is 101, of which 32 are in critical condition and their evolution is monitored in the intensive care units.
The delegate of the Andalusian Government in Almería, Maribel Sánchez Torregrosa, has stated this morning, before participating in an event in Roquetas de Mar, that it is essential that the citizens of the province maintain a responsible position and follow the instructions to the letter from the health authorities to prevent a third wave from arriving.
Inmaculada Salcedo, spokesperson for the Andalusian expert committee, recalled that in Almería the cumulative incidence in the last two weeks is 179 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, somewhat higher than the Andalusian average (141).
Cumulative stats based on data from Almería 360