SPAIN’S Andalucia has recorded 3,442 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.

The huge figure, taken from PCR and antibody tests, is the highest daily count since the end of the nationwide lockdown.

Sevilla continues to count the most out of all the provinces, registering 1,089 cases in the past 24 hours.

It is followed by Granada with 847, Cordoba 409, Jaen 333, Cadiz 316, Malaga 205, Huelva 129 and Almeria 114.

Meanwhile, 946 people overcame the virus in Andalucia in the past 24 hours.

Hospitals received a further 195 coronavirus patients over the same period, nine of whom entered intensive care units.

The southernmost region counted 31 deaths caused by coronavirus between Tuesday and Wednesday.

The concerning figures come as the Junta has warned it will be bringing in tougher restrictions from Friday.

Vice president of the region Juan Marin has also asked prime minister Pedro Sanchez to bring in a nationwide curfew.

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