ANDALUCIA has recorded its worst COVID-19 figures of the second wave with 1,788 cases confirmed in the past 24 hours.

The figure is more than triple the number registered yesterday, according to the Junta.

Tuesday is also the deadliest day of the second wave with 30 deaths recorded in the past 24 hours.

The previous high was 25, registered on September 17 and 29.

Sevilla clocked the most coronavirus deaths on Monday, counting 11, followed by Jaen with seven, Malaga with six, Cordoba with four and Granada with two.

Cadiz, Almeria and Huelva did not count any deaths over the same period.

Sevilla also counted the most cases detected by PCR on Tuesday, with 581.

It was followed by Granada with 243, Malaga with 241, Jaen with 224, Cordoba with 194, Cadiz with 180, Almeria with 66 and Huelva with 59.

Meanwhile the number of coronavirus hospital patients in the region has increased today by 51 to arrive a total of 1,075 (although it’s 28 fewer than a week ago).

Some 149 of these are in intensive care units, two more than yesterday but five less than last Tuesday.

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