Covid-19 infections up today in Costa Blanca's north region, but number of deaths are down

RISE IN INFECTIONS: But the number of fatalities are down on yesterday's figures. CREDIT:

Costa Blanca’s Valencian Community has recorded 249 new coronavirus infections, and 18 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

WHILE positive cases are up on yesterday (164), the number of deaths are down six on Saturday’s figures. The total fatalities since the start of the pandemic now stands at 1,190.
The Generalitat Valenciana confirmed this afternoon there have been 210 recoveries.
Across the Community, 11,372 are currently Covid-19 positive with 792 being treated in hospital and 154 in ICU.
On the flipside, 6,243 patients have recovered from the virus.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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