14 Oct, 2020 @ 16:49
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Spain’s Andalucia detects 3,181 COVID-19 cases in past 48 hours and 47 deaths

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ANDALUCIA has detected 3,181 cases of coronavirus by PCR and rapid tests over the past 48 hours.

Data has been released for Tuesday and Wednesday as there were technical issues in reporting figures yesterday.

Over the same two-day period, 47 deaths from the virus have been registered.

According to figures released by the Junta’s Andalucia Institute of Statistics and Cartography, the southernmost region has counted a total of 83,485 cases since the pandemic began, and 2,086 deaths.

Over the past two weeks there have been 18,772 cases detected, with 8,825 of those corresponding to the past seven days.

Meanwhile the number of hospitalised patients in Andalucia has increased by 58 since yesterday to a total of 1,210, according to the Ministry of Health.

There are currently 161 people in intensive care units, one more than yesterday.

Over the past 24 hours, the region counted 2,302 cases, with Sevilla counting the most (730).

Granada counted 533 cases over the same period, followed by Cordoba with 290, Malaga with 272, Jaen with 243, Cadiz 155, Huelva 42 and Almeria 37.

A total of eight people have overcome the virus in Andalucia over the past 24 hours.

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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