29 Oct, 2020 @ 14:04
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BREAKING: Spain’s Andalucia records over 5,200 COVID-19 cases in one day


ANDALUCIA has detected 5,202 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the Junta has announced.

The figure, taken from PCR and antibody tests, is a daily record for the southernmost region during the second wave.

Granada is the province with the most, counting 1,328 cases Thursday.

It is followed closely by Sevilla with 1,220, then Cordoba with 649, Jaen 566, Cadiz 520, Malaga 339, Almeria 299 and Huelva 227.

Andalucia now has a coronavirus incidence rate of 396.33 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (below the national average of 452).

A total of 1,599 people overcame the virus in Andalucia in the past 24 hours.

It comes as the region has closed its external borders and its hardest hit provinces and municipalities.

Sevilla, Granada and Jaen will remain closed off from midnight tonight and until November 9.

As will a total of 449 municipalities spread across the aforementioned provinces and Malaga and Cordoba.

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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