By Cathy Elelman • 28 March 2020 • 17:05
INCREASE: Another 31 people tested positive in 24 hours
THERE has been a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus cases on the Costa Almeria.
Another 31 people tested positive in 24 hours and there were two further deaths, the Junta de Andalucia’s Health and Families department reported at midday on Saturday.
This brought the total number of cases registered in the province to 173.
Of these, 72 are in hospital and 91 are being monitored at home.
Another 12 people who contracted Covid-19 have been discharged from hospital and six have completely recovered.
Ten people in all have died from coronavirus 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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