ANDALUCIA has recorded 1,038 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.

It is a significant jump on the less than 700 registered on Monday.

Meanwhile, 124 people were admitted into hospital, 14 of those entering intensive care units.

And while 379 people overcame COVID-19 over the same period, some 22 lose their lives.

Malaga continues to be the worst hit province in the region, registering another 298 cases between Monday and Tuesday.

And in one of the province’s darkest 24 hours since the height of the pandemic, nine people have died from the virus over the same period.

There are currently 242 COVID-19 patients in Malaga’s hospitals, an increase of 15 on yesterday.

Of these, some 35 remain in intensive care, representing two more than on Monday.

In the past 24 hours a total of 93 people have officially overcome the virus in Malaga.

Sevilla registered the second-most number of cases on Tuesday, clocking 202, followed by Cordoba with 147, Almeria (125), Jaen (90), Cordoba (87), Granada (71) and Huelva (18).

Across the region there have been 5,026 new diagnosis in the past seven days (by PCR), some 355 hospitalisations (20 sent to the ICU) and 46 deaths.

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