Costa del Sol’s Malaga Suffers Another Coronavirus Outbreak in the Axarquia Region

NEW OUTBREAK: Malaga's Axarquia Region Suffers New Coroanvirus Oubtreak CREDIT: Shutterstock

The Ministry of Health in Spain has located a new coronavirus outbreak in the La Axarquía region of Malaga, with 6 confirmed cases.

According to sources from la Junta de Andalucia, patient zero has been identified as a young man who plays baseball and frequently travels to Granada to practice this sport.

The epidemiology branch has gotten in touch with all close contacts and relatives, as well as the baseball team with whom he had dinner before being diagnosed.

All of the individuals involved have been forced to quarantine and are undergoing PCR testing as well as serological studies. This has involved people living in both Malaga and Granada.

This is the second outbreak identified in Malaga as an outbreak in the Red Cross Reception centre has amounted to an additional 91 cases.

However, the Junta de Andalucia has assured that these outbreaks are “under control” and contained.

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Laura Kemp

Originally from UK, Laura is based in Axarquia and is a writer for the Euro Weekly News covering news and features. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at