By Cathy Elelman • 26 March 2020 • 17:27
INCREASE: A further 98 people have tested positive for Covid-19
THE Balearic Islands have registered the highest number of new coronavirus infections in a day.
Island Infectious Disease Management Autonomous Committee spokesman Francesc Alberti reported today Thursday that a further 98 people have tested positive for Covid-19.
Up until now the greatest daily rise registered was 85 on March 22.
The Balearic coronavirus total stands at 660 Alberti said.
Of these 65 are in intensive care, 101 are infected medical personnel, 89 of whom are in Mallorca, and 292 are people in quarantine.
Alberti also reported there had been three further coronavirus fatalities, all of them in Mallorca.
There have now been 22 fatal victims of the virus on the islands.
So far 39 people have made a recovery.
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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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