THE number of people hospitalised in Andalucia for coronavirus reached 2,764 this Monday.
The start of this week has has seen hospital admission numbers exceeding the peak of the first wave of the pandemic on March 30, when 2,709 hospital admissions were registered, of which 438 were in an intensive care unit (ICU).
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According to the latest data from the Junta, there are currently 381 people in ICU due to COVID-19.
Between Sunday and Monday, 4,406 new cases of coronavirus have been diagnosed in Andalucia via PCR and antigen testing, with a total of 34 deaths from the virus registered in the same period.
A breakdown of the daily evolution of hospital admissions due to COVID-19 in the region show a steady and alarming rise in numbers.
In just one week, Andalucia has registered 620 new hospital admissions and 113 new admissions to ICU.
The daily evolution of hospital admission over the last eight days is as follows:
Last Monday (October 26) there were 174 new admissions, Tuesday saw 118, Wednesday 50, Thursday 33- the lowest increase of the week, Friday 126, Saturday 91, Sunday 49 and a jump to 153 more patients admitted for coronavirus yesterday, Monday.
Likewise, the number of patients in the ICU has risen for the fifteenth time in a row.
Last Monday saw 19 new ICU admissions, Tuesday 14, Wednesday 11, Thursday 3- again the lowest increase of the week, Friday peaked with 29 new cases, Saturday 15, Sunday 19 and 22 more registered yesterday.