ANDALUCIA has recorded 5,104 cases of coronavirus by PCR and antibody tests in the past 24 hours.
It is the second day in a row that the southernmost region has counted more than 5,000 cases in its daily intake.
Yesterday saw a record of 5,202 cases detected.
Meanwhile, according to the Andalucia Institute of Statistics and Cartography (ACEI), there have been 39 deaths in the region over the past 24 hours.
Sevilla has reclaimed the top spot in terms of daily cases, clocking 1,496 on Friday, the highest any province in Andalucia has counted over a 24 hour period since the pandemic began.
It is followed by Granada which counted 1,063, Jaen 743, Cordoba 554, Malaga 497, Cadiz 295, Almeria 229 and Huelva 227.
Meanwhile the hospital pressure continues to mount with 126 coronavirus patients being added to Andalucia health centres over the past 24 hours, with 29 being added to ICUs.
It means the total number of hospitalised patients stands at 2,471, of which 325 are in ICUs.
At the peak of the pandemic on March 30, there were 2,709 patients, with 438 in ICUs.
The region now has an incidence rate of the virus of 423 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
The Spanish average is currently 452.