By Cathy Elelman • 23 March 2020 • 11:27
HARD HIT: Two people have died from coronavirus in the Poniente hospital in the last couple of days.
CREDIT: Agencia Publica Sanitaria Poniente @agenciasanitariaponiente
THE week starts on the Costa Almeria with the sad news of a third coronavirus death in the province, a woman from Dalias.
Just yesterday a 76-year old man from the same municipality, but not related to the latest victim, became Almeria’s second coronavirus death.
According to reports the woman had been admitted to El Ejido’s Poniente hospital two weeks ago for a health condition unrelated to Covid-19.
“Unfortunately today we add a second of day of mourning in our municipality due to the death of our resident and as a demonstration of support for her family members”, Dalias local authority stated on its Facebook page.
“The council wants to offer to her loved ones our deepest condolences, our love and our predisposition on any need they may have. The people of Dalias join in your pain.
“Now, more than ever, we call on all residents to respect the restriction measures. We are expecting tough days, but together we will overcome this situation”, the post ended.
An 86-year old woman who died in the La Inmaculada Hospital in Huercal-Overa on Saturday was the first fatal coronavirus victim in Almeria.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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