By Cathy Elelman • 24 April 2020 • 15:21
THERE has been a significant rise in the number of new coronavirus infections in Almeria over the last 24 hours.
Friday’s figures from the Junta de Andalucia’s Heath and Families department show another 21 people in the province have tested positive for Covid-19 since yesterday. The current contagion figure is 513.
Hospitalisations of coronavirus patients since the start of the pandemic have also gone up and now stand at 200. Of these, 37 have ended up in intensive care.
There are two pieces of good news today. There have been no further deaths related to the virus in Almeria, leaving the fatality tally at 44, and 196 people altogether have made a recovery, up from 185 on Thursday.
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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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