ANDALUCIA has recorded 25 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, its deadliest day for a week.

Meanwhile, according the Junta, there have been 1,236 cases detected in the past 24 hours, 390 more than yesterday.

Hospitalisations have also increased, yet again, to a total of 1,103 (38 more than Monday), with 154 of these in intensive care units.

At the peak of the pandemic on March 30, there were 2,708 hospitalisations in Andalucia, some 1,605 more than the number registered today.

There were also 438 patients in the ICUs, some 284 more than today.

Of the 25 deaths recorded from coronavirus in the past 24 hours, nine occurred in Sevilla, seven in Malaga, five in Cadiz, three in Granada and one in Cordoba.

Andalucia will announce today new measures to help keep the second wave of the virus as low as possible.

The new rules are expected to affect only towns or health districts with an incidence rate of more than 500 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

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