ANDALUCIA has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases with 1,529 detected on Saturday.

The largest daily increase this week mostly comes from Sevilla, which registered 520 cases in the past 24 hours, its biggest daily increase since the end of lockdown.

In a distant second is Granada which recorded 298 cases Saturday, followed by Jaen with 165, Cordoba 142, Malaga 137, Cadiz 127, Almeria 94 and Huelva 46.

Meanwhile, 78 people with coronavirus were admitted into hospitals across the region between Friday and Saturday, with 13 of these entering intensive care units.

It brings the percentage of hospital beds and ICU beds occupied by coronavirus patients in Andalucia to 7.05% and 12.15% respectively.

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