BREAKING NEWS: New coronavirus infection rate slows in Spain’s Balearics

ENCOURAGING: Another 14 people have recovered from the virus. CREDIT:

THE latest coronavirus figures for Spain’s Balearic Islands reflect another slowdown in the new infection rate.
Sixteen more people have tested positive in the last 24 hours compared with yesterday’s increase of 27 and a rise of 19 reported on Saturday.
The Health Ministry puts the archipelago’s current Covid-19 case total at 1,550.
There has also been a drop in the number of coronavirus-related deaths. Another five people have tragically lost their lives to the illness since Sunday, but this compares with 12 fatalities in the previous 24 hours.
The death tally is now 117.
The most encouraging figures relate to recoveries. Fourteen more people have won their fight against the virus, putting the total at 862.
To date, 289 of the islands coronavirus cases are health workers.

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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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