ANDALUCIA has added 915 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.

According to the Junta, there have been 16 deaths over the same period, with six in Cadiz, three in both Malaga and Sevilla, two in Cordoba and one in both Jaen and Almeria.

The daily figure of increase in cases has dropped for the fourth day out of five, with only Tuesday seeing it reach above 1,000 following a lag in reporting cases from the weekend.

Malaga yet again recorded the most cases on Wednesday with 306, followed by Sevilla with 224, Cadiz with 145 and Cordoba with 109.

The rest of the provinces clocked less than 100 new cases, with Almeria counting 49, Jaen 37, Granada 24 and Huelva 21.

In terms of hospital patients, there are currently 932 in the southernmost region, 167 more than there were a week ago.

Of these, 121 are battling the virus in intensive care units, with that figure increasing by one since yesterday.

Over the past seven days Andalucia has seen 5,086 cases diagnosed by PCR, 387 hospitalisations, 20 ICU admissions and 57 deaths.

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