Sad milestone as Covid-19 deaths hit 10,000 mark in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

Sad milestone as Covid-19 deaths hit 10,000 mark in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain
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30 MONTHS on from the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the unwanted landmark of 10,000 coronavirus deaths has been reached in the Valencian Community.

Figures released on Friday by the Ministry of Health broke down the fatalities to 5,000 in Valencia Province; 3,819 in Alicante Province, and 1,181 in Castellon Province.

20 Covid deaths have been reported since the last update on Tuesday.

They are virtually all among elderly residents of the Valencia region.

14 men, aged between 67 and 95 years have passed away, along with six women- aged between 40 and 88 years.

1,146 new Covid cases were declared since Tuesday’s update with 586 of them among people aged 60 and over.

There are 321 patients being treated for the coronavirus in regional hospitals- a fall of 111 over three days.

20 people are in intensive care units.

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Alex Trelinski

Alex worked for 30 years for the BBC as a presenter, producer and manager. He covered a variety of areas specialising in sport, news and politics. After moving to the Costa Blanca over a decade ago, he edited a newspaper for 5 years and worked on local radio.

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