This is the rolling coronavirus story for Friday 19 March 2021
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Vaccination stats published yesterday afternoon with data up to Wednesday 17 March 2021 - Around 136,000 doses delivered in a day with around 82,000 more people having had 2 doses
UPDATED - Use of AstraZeneca vaccine in Spain to restart from Wednesday (24 March 2021) - meeting on Monday to confirm the details
Stats for the last 24 hours - 132 more cases and 5 more deaths
The covid takes another 5 lives and leaves more than 130 new positives
Today the number of hospitalized in the ward has been lowered, although there are four more in the ICU
The coronavirus pandemic does not give Almería a truce and is currently leaving a plateau that is going "upwards", as the health authorities warn, on a Friday in which the province counts five new deaths among patients with covid and adds another 132 infected , as stated in the epidemiological part provided by the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía.
In the daily information, the death toll stands out, again, since today's five, which bring the total from March to 706, arrive after the day before there were 2 and last Wednesday only one. On the other hand, they are less than those registered on Tuesday, when 9 were added in a single blow, and represent a considerable increase in a week, since last Friday, March 12, no deaths were registered.
For its part, the 132 cases detected in the last 24 hours represent a slight decrease in positives compared to the day before, when they were 153, but they are once again over a hundred and bring the total to 47,522 since March, of which 47,203 have been detected through PDIA tests (antigen test and PCR).
As for the hospitals in the province, this Friday they have seen a decrease in the number of patients admitted to the ward, going from 146 yesterday to 138 today, although the ICU has experienced a rebound, with four new patients, since yesterday there were 52 and today there are 56.
Likewise, the hospitalized persons notified this Friday by the Junta de Andalucía have been 123, a high figure that, according to sources from the Junta de Andalucía, is a consequence of the accumulated throughout the week and that had not been notified, it does not mean that There have been 120 people from Almeria who have needed to be hospitalized for the covid in the last 24 hours.
For its part, the patients cured in the last 24 hours have been 382, a figure that, after the 132 infected reported, considerably reduces the number of active cases, which stands at 12,247.
The autonomous community, for its part, presents global figures for the eight provinces with 958 positives, with special prominence for Seville and Malaga, which exceed 200 infected. Today's 958 cases represent a slight decrease compared to the day before, when they were 1,066, although they are 2 more than those registered on Wednesday. Likewise, 31 deaths have been reported today and 2,600 patients have received epidemiological discharge after recovering from covid-19 in Andalusia.
Cumulative Stats from Almería 360
El Ejido now has 299.7 cases (approximately 9 fewer than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
Poniente Region now has 287.0 cases (approximately 17 fewer than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
The Andalucía municipalities map (link also available in the Coronavirus menu) has been updated to reflect the changes in policies that have come into action from today