By Cathy Elelman •
Published: 25 Apr 2020 • 13:29
RISE IN INFECTIONS: But the number of fatalities are down on yesterday's figures.
THE Balearic Islands have registered the highest rise in new Covid-19 infections for a week.
The regional Health department reported today Saturday that another 29 people have tested positive since over the last 24 hours and there have been two further deaths.
The total number of infections now stands at 1,907. Of these 317 are health professionals, representing 16 per cent.
There have been 174 coronavirus-related fatalities on the archipelago since the start of the pandemic.
To date 1,102 people infected with the virus on the islands have made a recovery, leaving the number of active cases as of today at 631.
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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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