2 Sep, 2020 @ 17:22
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Costa Blanca follows rest of Spain in seeing new COVID-19 case rises reaching levels seen in March

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NEW COVID-19 cases on the Costa Blanca have reached daily levels not seen since March according to figures released by the Valencian health ministry.

An update issued yesterday(September 1) showed that 237 people had been identified over a 24-hour period as having the coronavirus in Alicante Province.

The total number of confirmed cases over the last six months in the area is now 7,685.

Two additional fatalities have been announced bringing the death toll to 523 in Alicante Province since the start of the pandemic.

Cumulative figures covering four days up to September 1 show have disclosed that Alicante City has recorded new 112 cases, closely followed by Denia on 91.

Benidorm has added 40 new infections with Torrevieja on 38.

Alex Trelinski

Alex worked for 30 years for the BBC as a presenter, producer and manager. He covered a variety of areas specialising in sport, news and politics. After moving to the Costa Blanca over a decade ago, he edited a newspaper for 5 years and worked on local radio.

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