By Cathy Elelman •
Published: 20 Apr 2020 • 13:39
DISCHARGES: Significant number of patients released from hospital in last 24 hours.
THE latest coronavirus figures for Almeria offer cause for cautious optimism.
Only a further three Covid-19 infections have been reported since Sunday, compared with 14 new cases in the previous 24 hours and eight between Saturday and yesterday.
The provincial contagion total currently stands at 461.
Tragically there has been another coronavirus-related death. In all 43 people have lost their lives to the virus in Almeria.
A total of 191 patients have had to be hospitalised and at this time there are 36 in intensive care, a statistic which has remained unchanged for several days.
The best news of the day is that patients continue to beat Covid-19. Another six people have made a recovery since yesterday, pushing up the number to 153.
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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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