ANDALUCIA has recorded 1,551 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, figures from the Junta have revealed.

It is the second-largest daily increase since the start of the pandemic, surpassing yesterday’s 1,536.

Malaga continues being the most affected province, clocking 511 cases on Wednesday.

It is followed by Sevilla which counted 405, then Cadiz with 200, Granada 133, Cordoba 132, Jaen 75, Almeria 60 and Huelva 35.

There have been 12 deaths from coronavirus across the region in the past 24 hours.

Of those, Granada accounted for four, Sevilla and Cordoba three each and Cadiz and Malaga one each.

There are currently 1,019 COVID-19 patients across hospitals in the region, 87 more than a week ago.

Of these, 136 are in intensive care units, 15 more than seven days ago.

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