Sharp climb in coronavirus cases on Spain’s Costa Almeria

LATEST VICTIM: An 80-year old man died from Covid-19 in the Torrecradenas hospital on Wednesday morning. CREDIT: Hospital Universitario Torrecardenas Facebook @TorrecardenasHU

THERE has been a sharp climb in the number of coronavirus cases on the Costa Almeria in the last 24 hours.
Since Tuesday 24 more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the province. This puts the total number of cases at 115, up from 74 on Monday.
Fifty of the patients have been admitted to hospital.
The provincial coronavirus death tally has also risen. It now stands at seven after an 80-year-old man being treated at the Torrecardenas hospital in Almeria City died early this morning, Spanish press reported.
It was also reported that the pensioner’s wife had been admitted to hospital, but has tested negative for Covid-19.

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Cathy Elelman

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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