By Cathy Elelman •
Published: 30 Mar 2020 • 14:02
RISE: Another 42 people in the Balearics have tested positive for the virus
THE number of coronavirus cases in the Balearic Islands has risen to 1,000.
The regional Health ministry reported today Monday that another 42 people on the islands have tested positive for Covid-19 since Sunday.
The positive news is this compares with an increase of 96 yesterday and 107 the day before.
Three more people who caught the virus have died since yesterday, all elderly and with pre-existing medical conditions: an 80-year old man in Palma’s Hospital Universitario Son Espases, an 85-year old woman in the Palmaplanas Clínica Quiron, and a 95-year old woman in the General Hospital.
There have now been 36 coronavirus deaths in the Balearics.
As it stands, 353 Covid-19 patients have required hospital treatment and 100 people have recovered from the virus.
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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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