This is the rolling coronavirus story for Tuesday 16 March 2021
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Stats for the last 24 hours - 42 more cases and 9 more deaths
Sharp drop in positives but deaths rebound with 9 more deaths
35 people are admitted to hospitals in Almería while 211 recover from Covid-19
Almería has registered this Tuesday, March 16, the best figure in terms of daily coronavirus infections in the last 30 days. However, the sharp decrease in new reported cases contrasts with that of deaths: 9 more deaths that place close to 700 fatalities in the province since the beginning of the pandemic last year.
As is usual, on Tuesdays, as a result of the weekend, when less tests are done, they show positive figures in terms of daily infected. According to the latest data from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA) of the Junta de Andalucía, the last 24 hours have left 42 positives in Almería detected through PDIA tests (PCR technique or rapid antigen test). It is the best figure in the last 30 days: the last two Tuesdays, for example, they left 66 cases (on March 9) and 90 positive (on March 2).
Unfortunately, deaths soar again, also in a similar dynamic to last Tuesday: 9 deaths have been reported today compared to 11 seven days ago. Figure that comes after two days in a row without there having been deaths. The global since the outbreak of the health crisis now stands at 698 people who have lost their lives due to Covid-19.
It must be remembered that the Junta de Andalucía is clear that a fourth wave of the coronavirus will arrive and works daily to know what it will be like.
The hospitalized data is not flattering either: 35 people have been admitted in the last 24 hours in Almería, 1 of them in the Intensive Care Unit. Those cured on this Tuesday are, for their part, 211.
Regarding active cases of coronavirus in the Almeria geography, today there are 12,675: the difference between all confirmed cases since the beginning of the health crisis (47,074) and the difference between the total number of deaths (698) and of recovered (33,701).
In the section on accumulated incidence, the rate in the province stands at 228 cases in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants (yesterday it was 229.4). In the capital, this marker stands at 249.8 this Tuesday and remains the same as yesterday. By health districts, all at Alert Level 3 after last Thursday's review, the incidence is 226.4 cases in Almería (compared to 227 on Monday), 156.7 in Levante-Alto Almanzora (yesterday It was 165.2) and 270.3 in the West (slightly more than yesterday, when it was 268.8). These data will be reviewed again at the meeting of the Territorial Public Health Alert Committee next Thursday, March 18.
After this latest data update, according to the Junta de Andalucía, right now there are 142 confirmed patients with coronavirus admitted to the province of Almería; 54 of them are in the ICU. These are figures that worsen those of Monday, when there were 129 patients with Covid-19 in hospitals, 52 in the Intensive Care Units.
In the whole of the autonomous community there has been a rise in hospitalizations: according to the Ministry of Health and Families, after 250 new admissions compared to yesterday (with 29 in ICU), there are now 1,178 confirmed patients with Covid-19 admitted, of of which 289 are in ICU.
The rest of the community presents this is the situation: in Cádiz there are 135 hospitalizations, of which 34 in ICU; in Córdoba, 100, of which 22 in ICU; in Granada there are 246 patients hospitalized for the disease, of which 63 are in the ICU; and in Huelva there are 26 hospitalizations, of which 8 are in the ICU.
Likewise, in Jaén 96 people are admitted with coronavirus, 18 of them in ICU; in Malaga there are 225 hospitalizations, with 32 in ICU; and in Seville, 208 hospitalized patients, with 58 in Intensive Care.
Regarding the total number of coronavirus positives in the community, this Tuesday 445 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours through PDIA,
By provinces, Malaga and Seville lead with 116 and 98 more infected respectively. Following them are Córdoba, with 83; Almería, with 42; Cádiz, with 39; and Granada, with 29. Huelva, with 20 cases, and Jaén, with 18 ..
Regarding the deceased, there are 82 more Andalusians who have lost their lives due to Covid-19: to the 9 in Almería, there are 21 in Cádiz, 6 in Córdoba, 18 in Granada, 6 in Huelva, 8 in Jaén, 7 in Malaga and 7 in Seville.
In the section of recovered, 3,021 people have received the epidemiological discharge.
In total, since the beginning of the health crisis, 493,819 people have contracted the disease in Andalusia, 8,991 have died and 361,966 have recovered.
Cumulative Stats from Almería 360
El Ejido now has 284.2 cases (approximately 1 fewer than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
Poniente Region now has 270.3 cases (approximately 3 more than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease) NOTE: If it is above 250 on Wednesday/Thursday we will probably move up a grade in the restrictions at 00:01 on Friday morning
Vaccination stats published late this afternoon with data up to 15 March 2021