ANDALUCIA has registered 812 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours and 14 deaths.

It is the second-deadliest 24 hours in the post-lockdown period after last Thursday, which counted 25 deaths.

According to the Junta, the majority of deaths have been in Malaga, where nine were counted on Monday, then Cordoba with two and Almeria, Cadiz and Sevilla registering one each.

Malaga also saw the highest number of cases in the past 24 hours, counting 210.

It is followed by Sevilla with 181, while the rest of the provinces recorded less than 100 (Jaen 95, Almeria 90, Granada 86, Cordoba 75, Cadiz 70 and Huelva five).

In the past seven days there have been 5,160 cases detected by PCR and 370 hospitalisations, with 19 admitted to intensive care.

A total of 51 people died throughout the region over the same period.

There are now a total of 988 patients suffering with coronavirus in Andalucian hospitals, with 48 added in the the past 24 hours.

The figures represent a weekly increase in patients of 120, while some 136 remain in ICU, 21 more than a week ago.

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