1,587 new coronavirus cases have been reported in the Valencian Community today(July 7) as the region is set to announce new restrictions tomorrow.

The move comes as a result of escalating COVID-19 cases among the younger section of the population.

Today’s infection total is 589 more than yesterday and a week-to-week rise of 653 cases.

Once again roughly two-thirds of the new infections are in Valencia Province.

Hospital admissions are holding steady and have seen a tiny fall for the second successive day.

They now stand at 243, one less than yesterday, and three fewer than on Monday.

On a week-to-week basis, there are 116 more hospitalisations.

There are 25 patients in intensive care, which is one more than yesterday, and a rise of eight over a week.

Just one death was reported today, taking the pandemic death toll to 7,462.

Nine fatalities have been announced in the last week.

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