28 Oct, 2020 @ 14:02
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Spain’s Andalucia registers 2,042 COVID-19 cases Wednesday and 33 deaths


ANDALUCIA has recorded 33 deaths from coronavirus over the past 24 hours.

It is a drop of 19 from Tuesday’s figures but the fifth deadliest day of the second wave, according to the Andalucia Institute of Statistics and Cartography (ACEI).

Meanwhile there have been 2,042 COVID-19 cases detected by PCR and antibody tests over the same period.

That figure represents 781 fewer cases than those counted on Tuesday.

Jaen counted the most deaths with 11, followed by Sevilla with nine and Granada with eight.

Malaga and Cordoba clocked two deaths each while one was recorded in Almeria, with Cadiz and Huelva counting zero.

Granada province lead the pack in terms of cases with 454 detected in the past 24 hours.

It was followed by Sevilla, counting 337 today after breaking an Andalucian record yesterday when it registered over 1,000.

Malaga counted 316 cases in the past 24 hours, Jaen 226, Cordoba 201, Almeria 187, Huelva 163 and Cadiz 158.

Meanwhile hospital pressure continues to mount, with 50 COVID-19 patients added Wednesday, bringing the total to 2,312.

The number of hospitalised coronavirus sufferers in Andalucia has increased by 745 in little over a week.

There are currently 293 patients in intensive care units, 11 more than yesterday and 95 more than seven days ago.

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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