This is the rolling coronavirus story for Saturday 20 March 2021
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Stats for the last 24 hours - 140 more cases and 8 more deaths
Another eight more deaths from covid on a Saturday with a slight rebound in cases
Hospitalized patients continue to decline both in the ward and in the ICU, where there are two fewer than yesterday
Day after day, the epidemiological curve in the province of Almería experiences numerous changes in both the number of positives and the number of deaths that make its evolution in recent weeks turn into mountain peaks that leave days with zero positives , as it had not been seen for two months, with others in which, like today, eight deaths from covid are reported in just 24 hours.
This is how it is collected this Saturday by the epidemiological part provided by the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía, in which the eight new deaths among covid patients already raise to 714 people who have lost their lives since March after being infected.
And if the mountain peaks are present in the section of deaths from covid in the province, in the section of positives detected daily, the situation is similar and if yesterday there were 132 new positives, today there are 140, a slight rebound of eight more positives With respect to the day before, it raises the number of infected persons detected in Almería to 47,343 through PDIA tests (antigen test and PCR).
For its part, the situation in the province's hospitals continues with its slow improvement and today they celebrate that both in the ward and in the ICU there are fewer admissions registered this Saturday than there were in the previous 24 hours, because today there are 131 hospitalized , of which 54 are in ICU compared to 138 and 56, respectively, which were yesterday.
As for patients cured and with high epidemiology, these again widely exceed the new positives, since there have been 315 in the last 24 hours, which when compared.
The autonomous community
In Andalusia, for its part, there has also been a slight upturn in positives compared to the day before, since yesterday the psychological barrier of 1,000 in 24 hours was not passed and today there were 1,179. In the section of deaths due to covid, 34 have been notified among the eight provinces, with a leading role for Seville, which has added nine, and for Almería, with eight.
Andalusian hospitals, on the other hand, are as follows: Cádiz (118 hospitalizations, of which 27 in ICU), Córdoba (96 hospitalizations, of which 21 in ICU), Granada (224 hospitalizations, of which
of which 54 in ICU), Huelva (25 hospitalizations, of which 7 in ICU), Jaén (83 hospitalizations, of which 13 in ICU), Malaga (184 hospitalizations, of which 33 in ICU) and Seville (181 hospitalizations , of which 55 in ICU).